This is the type of initiative that could really set us apart, Birmingham: growing the Southeastern tech ecosystem by promoting diversity and finding economic opportunities.
With local technology companies expanding and exciting software development conferences on the horizon, Birmingham’s tech scene is hot right now.
Do you shop online…bank online…share photographs via social media?
In our technology-based world it is so important, now more than ever, to understand how to manage your privacy online and keep your personal information secure. AT&T recently conducted a survey that found 43 percent of Americans said they felt powerless about cyber security. Continue reading “Be Cyber Aware; tips, new safegaurds protect personal information”
McLeod Software is being given a one million dollar tax break/incentive as they plan to relocate the corporate office to Meadow Brook Corporate Park on Highway 280 in Hoover. McLeod is just one of the area tech firms that will be hiring in 2018. Continue reading “McLeod Software and other Birmingham firms looking for tech employees in 2018”
Birmingham’s tech scene is booming this month. Here are some of the events you won’t want to miss out on!
The decision is in! Alabama has been selected by Mazda/Toyota to be the site of the new 1.6 billion dollar factory that will have up to 300,000 vehicles rolling off the assembly line every year, by 2021. Continue reading “Alabama chosen for new site of $1.6 billion Mazda factory”
New Board Officers have been named to TechBirmingham for 2018. TechBirmingham is the city’s pivotal organization dedicated to strengthening and promoting the technology environment, while supporting existing, and start-up technology companies in the region.
Want to learn more about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies? Come to Bham Now’s free BOLD speaker event February 1st at 5:50 at Avondale Brewery to hear Birmingham Bitcoin expert and miner, Derek Waltchack, talk about this movement.
We’ll also be giving away some Pinkcoin and Zcoin.
Just RSVP on Bham Now’s events page. Derek has poured over 1,000 hours into researching cryptocurrency. He’s formed relationships with many of those at the top of the Bitcoin mountain. And he’s passing on what he knows to you.
Governor Kay Ivey recently awarded a $580,000 grant to support Alabama Launchpad, a program offering entrepreneurs money to develop their businesses via a competition.
I have too many books. Some people will immediately shout, “but there’s no such thing as too many books!” My shelves (and floor, if things get really bad) disagree. So every now and then, I have to get rid of the ones I know I will never re-read. If you’re looking to make a new start in 2018 and clear out your or your vinyl, DVD, CD, or book collection, look no further than this guide!
AT&T Alabama has announced their 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”