Category: Technology

By Joyce L. Carroll Special to Delaware Business Times When it comes to practicing corporate law in a digital age, Andrea Tinianow is theater’s equivalent of the triple threat. Her expertise in business, law, and technology was what led to her recruitment for a position within the Secretary of State’s office four years ago. She…

By Brooke Miles  Guest Columnist  Ah, Instagram. You either love it, hate it, or you’re scared to try it. Regardless, this photo- and video-sharing app can be a powerful tool for marketing your business. Here’s why. 1. It’s for people of all ages. While Instagram attracts a slightly younger demographic, more and more “older” folks are…

(AP) — Despite a shutdown by federal authorities and a 93-count indictment against seven people associated with it, Backpage.com is still listed in “good standing” in its state of incorporation. Delaware Deputy Secretary of State Kris Knight wrote in an email to The News Journal on Monday that his department hasn’t taken action to void the limited…

Delaware State University will continue its partnership with the Verizon Innovative Learning Renew Partnership with a $300,000 grant. The program offers STEM and technology courses to male minority middle school students. Verizon launched the program in 2015 to serve Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Hispanic Serving Institutions. Over 1,400 students in 24 institutions have participated.…

(AP) — A ransomware attack hit a daily Delaware newspaper at midweek but the editor says it has been surmounted and operations quickly resumed. The Delaware State News reported that the attack on its servers curtailed operations Wednesday, temporarily knocking the staff offline and leaving the Dover newspaper inaccessible by phone through most of the…

CompTIA, a non-profit trade association for the information technology industry, has released a report showing a slight dip in Delaware technology jobs. The group’s annual CyberState report, which tracks technology employment by state, found that Delaware lost 280 tech jobs in 2017. The drop continues a two-year decline totaling 550 lost jobs. Net tech employment totals…

Delaware task force weighs possibility of driverless cars

By MICHAEL J. MIKA Special to Delaware Business Times Amid the global frenzy to research and invest in driverless cars, state governments are stepping up to embrace the technology. In February, California approved the testing of connected automated vehicles (CAVs) on public streets. More than 41 states are exploring legislation to do the same. Since…

For the rest of March and April, Delaware and Maryland residents may see helicopters flying over their electrical lines. Delmarva Power is conducting aerial inspections of more than 2,000 miles of transmission lines across its service area. The power company invests $27 million per year into preventative maintenance, including reviewing the system and addressing potential…