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Thursday, January 14, 2021
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N.C. County Executive proposes $5 million in CARES funding for DSU Covid testing...

New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer will propose to New Castle County Council a $5 million dollar CARES Act investment in Delaware State University’s COVID-19 testing lab capabilities.  The lab, which will be located at...
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Making history on the Riverfront

Good afternoon, Some people may be wondering why a business website-newsletter would mention the decision to call the election for  President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. The answer is simple. We are talking about...
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Guest view: Technology, Hype, and the Future:  Cryptocurrency

By James H. Lee The view is always better from the edge.  In this new column for Delaware Business Now, I'll cover new technologies and growth investments.  As a professional futurist, I keep my finger...
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Guest view: Hunter Biden’s laptop and data: A legal and data privacy analysis

By David L. Hecht, Esq.  A newly released document suggests that on April 12, 2019 Hunter Biden signed an $85 services “quote” from the Mac Shop in Wilmington covering labor for “Hardware Level 1” data...
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Sussex Vo-Tech to extend hybrid teaching mode into 2nd marking...

The Sussex County Vocational Technical School District Board of Education voted to extend the district’s modified remote learning plan into the second marking period, which runs through the end of January. Under the modified remote...
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Comcast announces RISE initiative that aims to strengthen Black-owned business

Comcast Corporation launched Comcast RISE, an initiative created to help strengthen and empower small businesses hard hit by COVID-19. The Comcast RISE program will help thousands of small businesses over the next three years. Comcast...
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Delaware Tech classes will remain online this spring

Delaware Technical Community College is staying online through Spring 2021, citing the continuing presence of coronavirus. Delaware Tech will continue to provide targeted student support services on its campuses for those who need to access...
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COVID Alert smartphone app expands to New York and New Jersey

COVID Alert DE will expand its reach to New York and New Jersey. Both states launched their versions of the exposure notification apps –COVID Alert NY and COVID Alert NJ– on Thursday.  Delaware’s app is already interoperable with COVID...
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Business in the Covid era: Less sleep and more innovation

Good afternoon, Since late March,  signs of coronavirus-related stress have been apparent in the business community. Occasionally, those pressures show up in conversations and social media posts. Your heart goes out to these individuals as you...
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Microsoft reports outages with popular Office 365 software package

One of the most popular software packages experienced problems today. Microsoft confirmed issues with Office  365, an office suite that includes Word and Excel. The software is sold by subscription with regular updates. The company reported...