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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tech Forum springs into networking

The Technology Forum of Delaware held a Spring into Networking event earlier this month in Wilmington that attracted a large crowd. The Tech Forum features networking, informational and educational events for those with an interest...

PJM study: Natural gas, renewables not yet affecting electric grid reliability

The regional grid can remain stable with the addition of more natural gas and renewable resources, a recent  analysis claimed.  However, the report notes that an increased reliance on any one generation type brings...

Gore, ViaCyte to partner on diabetes cell therapy

ViaCyte, Inc., San Diego and W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc., announced a  research agreement for development of implantable cell therapy delivery  technologies that provide protection from immune rejection.  For more than a decade, ViaCyte has been...

Tech Forum’s Idea Challenge helps Food Bank deal with more volunteers than tasks

By Eileen Dallabrida The Food Bank of Delaware has a delicious dilemma: too many volunteers and not enough opportunities for them to serve in ways that fulfill them. At Network Delaware, community activists want to create...

Law enforcement plans March crackdown on use of mobile handsets

 The Delaware Office of Highway Safety  and Delaware law enforcement agencies plan to be on the lookout for motorists using smartphone handsets while driving  The highway safety office reported this week  March sees the most...

Comcast narrows time window for service calls

Comcast has narrowed the window for  service calls.  The company recently launched  Tech ETA, a service within the  MyAccount app that lets customers see when their technicians are within 30 minutes of arrival.  Customers will also...

Spadola of Hug a Cop video fame takes post with Zip Code Wilmington

Corporal James Spadola, the Newark Police officer whose Hug a Cop video made national news, is leaving the department to take a position in the technology community. The video helped build bridges between Newark Police...

Verizon, SevOne team up to monitor network performance

Verizon and SevOne are joining forces in monitoring the performance of increasingly complex computer networks.  SevOne has an employment site in Newark, the city of its founding. It is now based in Boston. Using an integrated Web...

Wilmington-based Intellitec expands client base in long-term care industry

 Intellitec Solutions announced an expansion of their client base, with the implementation of Intacct for a long term care facility in Indiana.  The company is now supporting senior living communities in 17 states. The  growth...

Akamai report shows Delaware still ranks near top in broadband Internet speed

Delaware remained near the top in broadband Internet speed, according to a quarterly report from Akamai, a corporate web services provider.  Top 5 in 6 categories (Average Connection Speed by State, Average Peak Connection...