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”
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.