AT&T Alabama has announced new president, Birmingham community member, Wayne Hutchens.
While Birmingham might be excited about fiber finally lighting up, other areas of Alabama have little to no internet access… yet. Thanks to a FCC program, Connect America, almost everyone in even rural areas of Alabama will have access to broadband. Continue reading “AT&T’s Fixed Wireless rollout begins its second stage”
Did you know Birmingham, Alabama, has been officially added to the list of cities available in the Apple Maps app? This means public transit around the ‘ham just got a whole lot better! Here’s what you should know: Continue reading “The Apple Maps app adds Birmingham to its transit list”
By now you might have heard about Birmingham innovator Deon Gordon. He is the dynamic, former head of business incubator REV Birmingham. After a nation-wide search TechBirmingham chose Gordon as their next president.
October’s starting to wrap up and the weather has finally started to cool down! This week has a lot going on, and you’re bound to find something you love! And while we try to keep our tone positive, please, if you have kids, do better than “trunk-or-treating.” Seriously. Continue reading “Birmingham top 10: October 19-25”
Whatever you do, don’t use WiFi for a bit. A new revelation in computer security has shown that WiFi, no matter what device, is insecure and can be hacked: “if your device supports Wi-Fi, it is most likely affected.” Enter key reinstallation attacks, called KRACK. Continue reading “Getting KRACKed: Use WiFi? Drop everything and read this now.”
Our outgoing mayor is for it, and our incoming mayor is ready for the possibilities. Who else is involved with Birmingham’s bid to attract Amazon’s new headquarters to the Magic City?
Well, for starters, we’ve been ranked number one.
This morning, TechBirmingham‘s Board of Directors announced they have selected Deon Gordon as their next President.
GeekWire, a fast growing national technology news site is reporting that Textio a Seattle-based human resources tech company has identified Birmingham as “an underdog to keep an eye on” in Amazon’s effort to locate their 2nd headquarters.
What if a computer created your news? A computer that tailored its style, tone, and slant to exactly what its owners wanted? Actually, it would look like The Washington Post, who have been running a neural network to scrape events, create articles, and publish them for over a year now. Continue reading “Who (or what) writes your news?”
I don’t think I have ever heard of someone who thinks that reducing lending risk shouldn’t happen – certainly not since the 2009 subprime lending crisis.
I met with Will Bryant and Chris Aliotta to talk about their Velocity accelerator “graduate,” Quantalytix, and starting a tech company in Birmingham!
Birmingham’s veterinary community has something to look forward to – as do Birmingham job-seekers! STERIS Animal Health’s new headquarters plans to hire new team members, and you can apply here.
Iron Tribe is a Birmingham-born, community-focused health club that’s found a way to stand out in the explosive fitness industry. We’ll explore how their new mobile app for members, custom-built by Birmingham development agency Airship, is helping the Tribe Movement go national.