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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Geek-speak obscures tech issues important to businesses

By Laura Haight Algorithms, chip vulnerabilities, “viewable-only organic reach,” and “speculative execution side-channel attacks.” It’s geek-speak run amok, and no one can blame you flicking...

Greenville startup develops drug-carrying nanoparticles to enhance medical treatments

The nanoparticle-based drug delivery system is capable of treating infectious diseases, accelerating wound healing, and correcting vascular dysfunction.

Hitachi affiliate’s acquisition of Greenville-based Vidistar a ‘win-win’

A digital health care concept based in downtown Greenville has caught the eye of one of the world’s leading tech companies. Ohio-based Hitachi Healthcare America’s...

Anderson University partners with Apple to offer minor in coding

The program will require students to complete 18 credit hours of coursework related to app design, web management, computer coding, and product development.

Developments in tech to watch for in 2018

2017 was a mixed bag for technology and business. We got hacked — a lot. We learned we had to take social media seriously —...

AT&T expands fixed wireless internet service for Upstate residents, businesses

“Access to fast and reliable internet is a life-changer in today's interconnected world," said Pamela Lackey, president of AT&T South Carolina.

SYNNEX Corp.’s Peter Larocque receives Order of the Palmetto Award

The Order of the Palmetto is awarded to South Carolina citizens for extraordinary lifetime service and achievements of national or statewide significance.

The future of Social Security numbers in the cybercrime era

Are the left and right hands working together? Do they have no clue what the other is doing? Or could it be possible they...

Clemson researchers receive award for radiosurgery device

The new device could improve cancer outcomes in people and pets at a lower cost than conventional treatments.

Ellipsis Technologies releases app to combat form spam

Ellipses Technologies, a Greenville-based web security company, has released a new Shopify app to help online retailers combat form spam. The app, called Shop Protector,...

Sonoco announces $2.7M packaging initiative with Clemson

Sonoco has partnered with Clemson University to develop new technologies and forms of packaging to improve the fresh food life cycle and combat waste. The...

Cybersecurity concerns surround the promise of driverless cars

Driverless cars and driver-assist systems are poised to change transportation as profoundly and as quickly as the internet has changed shopping and communications.

Former Iron Yard leaders to launch new coding school in Greenville

Four months after The Iron Yard announced its decision to close, two of the company’s former executives, including founder and CEO Peter Barth, plan to open a new coding school in downtown Greenville.

A ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ episode shines light on large-scale health system hacks

Fans of the long-running medical drama “Grey’s Anatomy” were treated to a pretty frightening scenario recently when the hospital was taken over by hackers seeking a Hollywood-sized ransom to release access to blood banks, medical records, and control of medical devices.

Easy access to information online has blurred the lines of plagiarism

For a dozen years or so, marketers and communicators have been telling businesses that “content is king.” Create content, and readers will come, your footprint will grow, and your brand will gain recognition. That was all good advice, but the shift of readers becoming writers has also increased plagiarism.

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