New tech program opening up alternatives for college kids

New tech program opening up opportunities for students

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) – A few North Augusta students are getting a certification that makes them employable while still in high school through a new course being offered in the county. 80 high schools across the U.S., Canada & Australia are taking part in the “Dell Tech Crew” program this year. Aiken County is … Read more

Tech giants brace for impression in India as new recurring funds directive goes into impact – TechCrunch

Tech giants brace for impact in India as new recurring payments directive goes into effect – TechCrunch

Apple, Sony, Google, Zoom, PayPal and several other tech companies as well as scores of banks have cautioned customers and partners in India to expect a surge in declined transactions as the world’s second-largest internet market’s central bank enforces a new directive for the way recurring payments are processed in the country. The Reserve Bank … Read more

Authorities shutdown and Infrastructure invoice vote in Congress: Dwell updates

Government shutdown and Infrastructure bill vote in Congress: Live updates

(J. Scott Applewhite/AP) Moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia told reporters today that $1.5 trillion is the most he’s willing to agree to for his party’s plan to expand the social safety net – but that hasn’t been a secret. In fact, Manchin has been saying that publicly for weeks, and privately for months. The top line … Read more

Commerce Secretary Alerts Feds May Make investments In Pittsburgh’s Bid To Change into Self-Driving Powerhouse

Commerce Secretary Signals Feds Could Invest In Pittsburgh’s Bid To Become Self-Driving Powerhouse

As trade and technology talks between the U.S. and the European Union came to a close in Pittsburgh Thursday, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said EU leaders left the city “blown away by what they saw.” “Anyone who comes to Pittsburgh and sees it, it’s not just one robotics company. It’s not just that [Carnegie … Read more

US inks $20 million deal to launch high-tech climate satellites in area

US inks $20 million deal to launch high-tech weather satellites in space

The US Air Force announced Thursday a nearly $20 million contract with Tomorrow.io to develop and deploy an entire constellation of small satellites equipped with advanced radar to measure precipitation from space. Currently, there is only a single satellite equipped with that capability among the more than 3,000 active satellites currently orbiting the Earth. “This … Read more

What’s New in Civic Tech: Digital Inclusion Week Begins

What's New in Civic Tech: Digital Inclusion Week Begins

Regular readers of this space may recall that the start of Digital Inclusion Week approaches, with the official time frame slated for Monday, Oct. 4, through Friday, Oct. 8. Organizers are projecting this to be the biggest Digital Inclusion Week ever, with the event dating back to 2017, the first year that it was expanded … Read more

Metropolis of Kingston, firefighters’ union attain tentative 5-year deal – Day by day Freeman

City of Kingston, firefighters’ union reach tentative 5-year deal – Daily Freeman

KINGSTON, N.Y. — The city has reached a tentative new five-year contract with the union that represents its firefighters. The pact includes pay raises of at least 2.5% each year. The agreement includes a 2.5% retroactive pay hike for firefighters for 2020 and 2021, as well as 2.75% raises in 2022 and 2023, and a … Read more

NASA awards $253M to 2 firms creating electrical propulsion tech for plane – TechCrunch

NASA awards $253M to two companies developing electric propulsion tech for aircraft – TechCrunch

NASA has chosen two U.S. companies to develop electric propulsion technologies for aircraft, with the aim of introducing this tech to U.S. aviation fleets by 2035. The two companies, GE Aviation and MagniX, will conduct their work over the next five years. That includes ground and flight test demonstrations, as well as collaborations with other … Read more

Ivy Tech pronounces new statewide funding marketing campaign

Ivy Tech announces new statewide investment campaign

Posted: Sep 30, 2021 / 05:11 PM EDT / Updated: Sep 30, 2021 / 05:25 PM EDT TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Officials with Ivy Tech Community College announced a new statewide investment campaign titled “Invest IN Ivy Tech” Thursday afternoon at a press conference on Ivy Tech Terre Haute’s campus. The initiative’s goal is … Read more

NC State vs Louisiana Tech Prediction, Sport Preview Traces How To Watch

NC State vs Louisiana Tech Prediction, Game Preview Lines How To Watch

NC State vs Louisiana Tech prediction, game preview, how to watch: Saturday, October 2 NC State vs Louisiana Tech How To Watch Date: Saturday, October 2Game Time: 6:00 ETVenue: Carter-Finley Stadium, Raleigh, NCHow To Watch: ESPN+/ACC NetworkRecord: NC State (3-1), Louisiana Tech (2-2)– Sign up and live stream college football on ESPN+ – All of … Read more