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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Driverless vehicles and business disruption

On Wednesday night, Ken Grant of  Wilmington-based AAA Mid-Atlantic gave a wide-ranging presentation entitled "How Self-Driving Cars Will Disrupt Every Business In Existence." The event was held at the new campus of Wilmington University in...

Report recommends raising visibility of Delaware’s tech sector as way to attract, retain workers

Tech Impact released a report that explores best practices in attracting developing and retaining skilled talent for Delaware’s technology jobs. The report, “Delaware Thriving: The Case for Investment in Delaware’s Tech Talent Pipeline,” is available...

Prosperity Partnership lands JPMorgan Chase grant that seeks more inclusive tech talent pipeline

The JPMorgan Chase Foundation awarded a $205,000 workforce readiness grant to the Delaware Prosperity Partnership to create a plan for a more inclusive tech talent pipeline. The demand for technologists continues to grow, with national...

Lycra steps up use of recycled material in fiber offerings

The Lycra  Company announced that it is expanding its Planet Agenda sustainability platform with the launch of Lycra  EcoMade fiber, made with recycled material. Lycra, which was sold by Invista to a Chinese-based textile company,...

Arnott wins parking ticket battle with Wilmington

Carol Arnott  won a  hard-fought battle over a Wilmington parking ticket. On Friday morning, the ticket was dismissed in Justice of the Peace court in Wilmington. Arnott, a well-known Wilmington-area real estate agent,  was issued a...

City plans improvements to parking system

The City of Wilmington plans to make improvements to its parking system. This comes after work by AAA Mid-Atlantic, businesses,  and other parties in urging  the city to make reforms. AAA Mid-Atlantic's Vice President of Public...

After stock plummets in wake of short seller’s report, Bloom calls assertions ‘grossly...

After seeing its stock price drop more than 20 percent on Tuesday, Bloom Energy took issue with a report from a short seller. Bloom Energy issued the following statement in response to a report published...

DMV worries about license plate vigilantes and phone cameras

Good  afternoon, This low digit tag thing may be getting out of hand. The Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles is cautioning motorists with a thing for low-numbered plates to be careful about taking photos of noncompliant tags. “We...

Two companies win FastPass into Innovation Space incubator

MCET Technologies & Veramorph won a DuPont FastPass into the Delaware Innovation Space incubator. Each company will receive business and technology mentorship from DuPont and one year of free access to laboratories and startup support...

Cargill, White Dog Labs ink deal for sustainable fish feed

Agribusiness giant Cargill is expanding its offerings of sustainable alternatives to fishmeal in aqua feed thanks to a new agreement with White Dog Labs. White Dog is based in New Castle. The deal secures access...