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SemiSouth product finds customer

STARKVILLE — SemiSouth Laboratories, an innovator in silicon carbide (SiC) power devices, announced that its breakthrough product, a highly efficient, normally-off SiC JFET, has been adopted for the first time by a consumer electronics company for use in a new audiophile-quality power amplifier. The new J2 Power Amplifier, designed by audio innovator Nelson Pass for First Watt, a high-quality amplifier ...

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Navagis participating in symposium

JACKSON — Navagis, LLC, the only company operating solely as a Google Earth Enterprise partner, will be hosting a booth alongside Google at the GEOINT Symposium Oct. 19-21 in San Antonio, Texas. The premier event of the defense, intelligence and homeland security communities, the GEOINT Symposium provides attendees a unique opportunity to uncover the latest developments from government, military and ...

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Rapiscan to produce systems on Coast

OCEAN SPRINGS — OSI Systems Inc.’s security division, Rapiscan Systems, has received an order from the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) valued at approximately $25 million for multiple units of its Secure 1000 Single Pose advanced checkpoint security screening solution. The Secure 1000 Single Pose systems will be manufactured at OSI’s facility in Ocean Springs. The order is the first ...

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Senate passes cyber security measure

The Senate has passed a resolution co-sponsored by Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) to increase awareness among individuals, businesses and government entities of the steps that should be taken to protect themselves from a growing international and domestic threat to digital systems and data. The Senate approved the National Cyber Security Awareness Month Resolution (S.Res.285) by unanimous consent. The measure sets ...

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Baptist utilizing new technology

MEMPHIS — Baptist Memorial Health Care has selected the Allscripts’ Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Practice Management (PM) solution to automate and connect clinical and business functions for their 65 employed physicians and the more than 3,100 independent physicians affiliated with the health system’s 15 hospitals in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi. “To support Baptist’s goal of providing compassionate, safe, high-quality ...

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Alliance looking to speed up Internet access

NOXUBEE COUNTY — The Noxubee Alliance recently launched an initiative to provide high-speed Internet access to all residents of Noxubee County. Alliance officials have been working since June with a consortium of 41 Mississippi counties currently underserved by high-speed Internet. The consortium submitted an application in August seeking a portion of federal stimulus funding dedicated to high-speed Internet access in ...

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Cardiologist utilizing new procedure

LAUREL — Wassim E. Mouannes, M.D., a cardiologist with Hattiesburg Clinic’s The Heart Care Center-Laurel, recently became one of the first cardiologists in Mississippi to use an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) that utilizes the latest in defibrillator lead technology. This new technology, known as the Attain StarFix, is used treat patients who suffer from irregular heartbeats or heart failure and ...

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GovDelivery purchases GovLoop

ST. PAUL. Minn. — GovDelivery, the world’s leading provider of government-to-citizen communication solutions, has acquired Washington, D.C.-based GovLoop, the premier social network for the government community. Price and t erms of the transaction were not disclosed. Through the acquisition, GovLoop becomes an operating division within GovDelivery and Steve Ressler, founder of GovLoop, will continue in his role as president of ...

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Nominations sought for invention competition

HATTIESBURG — Noetic Technologies Inc. is now accepting entries for the sixth-annual “Invent Your Future!” competition. Invent Your Future is the invention competition featuring a total of $20,000 in cash prizes as well as in-kind prizes. The technology-oriented competition is designed to identify innovative ideas in Mississippi and the surrounding region, and to foster their commercial potential. The deadline for ...

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Ablitech awarded 'seed' money from MTA

RIDGELAND and HATTIESBURG — Mississippi Technology Alliance (MTA) president and CEO Dr. Randy Goldsmith announced that the Mississippi Seed Fund has invested $100,000 in Ablitech Inc. of Hattiesburg. “Ablitech’s experienced management team and strong relationships with university researchers position the company for rapid growth,” said Goldsmith. “This investment will help the company ramp up product development and the critical research ...

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