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Google Fiber copycat to deliver 1Gbps broadband in Mississippi

Regional wireless provider C Spire is using the Google Fiber playbook to deliver ultra high-speed broadband in Mississippi. The move could signal a trend in which other companies use the Google business model to bring fiber to other regions of the US.

By March 19, 2014


It's dangerous to be an iPhone or iPad in Mississippi

SquareTrade looked at its internal data to determine where the clumsiest iPad and iPhone users can be found. Seems poor iOS devices should steer clear of the South -- and North.

By August 15, 2012


Toyota begins Corolla production at new Mississippi plant

Toyota opened a new $800 million assembly plant near Tupelo, Mississippi. The plant will will employ about 2,000 workers to assemble new Toyota Corollas.

By November 18, 2011


Mississippi takes top prize in EcoCar challenge

Students from Mississippi State University placed first in the 2010 EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge finals in San Diego Friday after designing and building a biodiesel extended-range electric vehicle (EREV).

By May 28, 2010


Microsoft, Mississippi settle Windows suit

Microsoft will pay $40 million to the state and up to $60 million in vouchers to settle a class-action suit over the pricing of Windows and Office.

By June 11, 2009


Mississippi to open trash-to-ethanol plant

Canadian company Enerkem to use municipal solid trash and wood chips to make ethanol in a process it says is cleaner than traditional waste-to-energy technologies.

By March 20, 2009


Green tech news harvest: Wave power in the Mississippi and wind power off shore

Clinton's clean-tech plan; capturing wave power in rivers; floating wind turbines; worries about the credit crunch in clean tech; and bad news on greenhouse gas emissions in world-leading Europe.

By April 3, 2008


Baby 'functionally' cured of HIV

Doctors at Johns Hopkins Children's Center in Mississippi, US, have effected a "functional cure" of a baby born HIV positive.

By March 3, 2013


New breed of plastic bleeds, heals itself

Researchers at the University of Southern Mississippi develop a new kind of plastic that bleeds and then heals itself over and over again.

By March 28, 2012