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Sunday, April 11, 2021
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A lifeline for small businesses and nonprofits

Good afternoon, In recent months, this column I have advocated for the use of some of  the state's more than $1 billion in  Cares Act funding to assist businesses and nonprofits that have been hammered...
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The bots did it

Good afternoon, You might have noticed that this newsletter arrived a few hours late on Tuesday. It turned out that in all likelihood spambots had been at work. Readers who are engaged in Email marketing and may...
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Delaware broadband gets boost with $20 million in Cares Act funding

A total of $20 million in federal Cares  Act funding will be used to build out additional broadband infrastructure across Delaware, gather strategic data through a statewide speed survey, and acquire equipment and services...
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University of Delware Tech Park’s fintech center gets $9 million tax credit allocation

A New Markets Tax Credit investment from Cinnaire will support  the development of a new, 100,000-square-foot building dedicated to financial technologies at the University of Delaware’s Science, Technology and Advanced Research Campus (STAR)  in...
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Maryland regulators OK change to jumbo wind turbines for Skipjack project

 Ørsted announced that the Maryland Public Service Commission’s the  Skipjack Wind Farm’s use of GE Haliade-X 12 megawatt wind turbines. The wind farm is slated to be located off the Maryland and Delaware coasts off...
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Amtrak reaches milestone with PTC safety system

Amtrak has reached a  milestone in its Positive Train Control program The final piece of the project recently concluded with installation on approximately one mile of slow-speed track in the complex Chicago terminal. “Completing PTC installation and...
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Pre-Covid survey: Information technology remains top priority for Delaware employers

Delaware Prosperity Partnership has announced results of a focus group survey aimed at building  an information technology talent pipeline. While launched pre-Covid-19, the findings of the analysis are relevant as Delaware businesses are facing strong...
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Owner of tech company pleads guilty to falsifying federal grant request

A Delaware man pleaded guilty to wire fraud in connection with false representations that he made in a final report to the United States Air Force, a release from the United States Attorney's office...
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Delaware gets an information technology council

The state's first Information Technology  Industry Council was launched at a special webinar late last week. The IT Industry Council is comprised of more than 20 executives representing employers in the state. The group's aim is...
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Ørsted drops proposal to build offshore wind substation in portion of Delaware state park...

Ørsted will not bring an electric substation from its planned offshore wind farm to a portion of Fenwick Island State Park. The Danish company had proposed paying $18 million that could be used for making...