Category Archives: Tech

Statewide 4-H contest to challenge STEM skills

[caption id="attachment_2211" align="alignnone" width="604"] A student participates in the robotics competition at the 2015 4-H Engineering Challenge. (Image provided)[/caption] ORANGEBURG — South Carolina students interested in science and technology will have an opportunity this spring to showcase what they have learned in the classroom. The fourth annual S.C. 4-H Engineering Challenge, sponsored by EnlightenSC, offers…
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KEMET Institute of Technology Series to visit Raleigh, NC

GREENVILLE, SC -- KEMET (NYSE: KEM) has announced the return of its "KEMET Institute of Technology" (KIT) series with a visit to Raleigh, North Carolina onMarch 1, 2016. Now in its 32nd season, KIT is a free technology workshop based on classroom instruction and live discussion covering details on how capacitors and other passive components are made, how…
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EDTS recognized for excellence in managed IT services

Augusta, GA – EDTS, the knowledge in technology, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named EDTS to its 2016 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Elite 150 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services. Their top-notch offerings help companies navigate the complex and ever-changing landscape of IT, improve operational efficiencies,…
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First-ever Metrology Solutions Expo coming to Greenville in May

The first ever Metrology Solutions Expo is the show metrology professionals have been waiting for. The Metrology Solutions Expo, presented by Mahr Federal, Mitutoyo, and Starrett, and hosted by MSI-Viking Gage will take place on May 4th and 5th, 2016, at the TD Convention Center in Greenville, SC. This two day event will include demonstrations of the…
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Innovation group to hold inventors’ summit at Clemson

Upstate inventors will gather Feb. 22 at Clemson University to interact with experts who know the key to moving innovation from idea to commercial product, the Inventor’s Project announced. The conference, titled “Progress of Science and Useful Arts:  Discovery, Innovation, and the Vital Role of Intellectual Property,” features national experts and local innovators from Edison…
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Students to gain cybersecurity skills in new Clemson center

CLEMSON — It’s nearly impossible to watch the news or read the front page without seeing a story about cybersecurity. Hacking, data breaches and constant threats to networks and services have created a need for trained experts in a rapidly growing field, and Clemson University’s new Cybersecurity Operations Center (CSOC) in Barre Hall will help…
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Aiken’s Sage Mill Industrial Park designated AT&T Fiber Ready

AIKEN, S.C. -- As part of AT&T's continuing efforts to drive economic development and investment in South Carolina, AT&T* and representatives from Sage Mill Industrial Park and Aiken's Economic Development Partnership (EDP) today announced that Sage Mill Industrial Park has been designated AT&T Fiber Ready.  It is the first business park in the county to receive…
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The International Transportation Innovation Center appoints CTO

[caption id="attachment_1927" align="alignnone" width="429"] Dr. Joachim Taiber[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C. -- The International Transportation Innovation Center (ITIC) has bolstered its executive team with the appointment of Dr. Joachim G. Taiber as Chief Technology Officer. The move comes as ITIC begins implementation of a major expansion of its Greenville presence. A longtime research professor at CU-ICAR, Taiber will…
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Volta Pro receives A Rating from Cadalyst

GREENVILLE, S.C - Computer Direct Outlet’s Volta Pro product line recently received an “A” rating from Cadalyst Magazine. The Volta Pro features Intel Core i7 and Xeon CPUs, the fastest available SSDs, and NVIDIA Quadro and AMD FirePro graphic cards. It is housed in a Fractal Design case, customized with a satin coat of automotive…
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Worthwhile adds Preston Stadtmiller

[caption id="attachment_1730" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Preston Stadtmiller[/caption] Worthwhile, a customer-driven web, mobile, and software development firm, announces the addition of Preston Stadtmiller as its new Client Solutions Manager. Stadtmiller, who most recently worked for Oracle, attended college in Greenville and began his career as a data analyst at Resurgent Capital Services here. Statdmiller returns to Greenville…
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