Category: Technology

Former CIA director Michael V. Hayden will speak at the next dinner event organized by the World Affairs Council of Delaware on Tuesday Dec. 19. Hayden served as the director of the National Security Agency from 1999 to 2005. He presided over the controversial warrantless wiretapping program that tracked communication between American citizens and foreign…

Tech Impact and Brandywine Technology have teamed up to place newly trained IT workers. The nonprofit Tech Impact trains 18-26 years old to prepare them for careers in tech. Brandywine Technology works to meet companies’ IT and HR needs by recruiting and placing qualified candidates. “We put our heads together to identify the right talent…

DowDuPont Transportation and Advanced Polymers has introduced DuPont Kalrez 9600, a perfluoroelastomer developed for the semiconductor fabricating industry. DowDuPont is promoting Kalrez as a high-purity product that provides longer seal life; is ozone, ammonia, fluorine and oxygen radical resistant, and has ultralow outgassing and outstanding thermal stability. The company said Kalrez is suited for plasma…

(AP) — The governors of Maryland and Delaware are urging the Federal Regulatory Commission to expedite its review of the $278 million Artificial Island transmission line project. Govs. Larry Hogan and John Carney urged FERC on Tuesday to consider alternative cost methodologies presented in June by PJM’s Board of Managers. Under those, Delmarva ratepayers would…

Whether you know it or not, artificial intelligence (AI) is probably already a part of your life. Familiar applications like Apple’s Siri, Google Maps, and SalesForce’s Einstein are applying AI in ways that dramatically improve user experience and value through better acquisition, interpretation and usefulness of vast amounts of data. The last time a “research…

When Delaware Technical Community College’s Richard C. Kralevich was tapped to revamp the school’s technical operations and academic lineup, he knew the results would better meet the needs of the business community — partly because they would be involved. In October, Delaware Tech launched Tech@Tech, an initiative that “serves to inspire the design, development and…

The contract dispute that led to Verizon FiOS dropping three Draper Media stations from its lineup in September has been solved. Draper Media has reached a new multi-year agreement which immediately returns WBOC-TV, FOX21 and Antenna TV to Verizon FiOS customers in Sussex and Kent Counties. Verizon FiOS has also agreed to launch the Draper…

Fintech is big at JPMorgan Chase. In 2016, the financial powerhouse spent approximately $600 million on emerging fintech solutions, with some exciting new products and services on the near horizon: End-to-end digital banking will allow customers to open an account and complete the majority of transactions on a mobile phone. Online vehicles for individual retirement…

These consultants want some regulatory slack for fintech startups

Two former political advisers want to make Delaware a hub for the emerging financial technology sector. The effort is still in its early stages, but the basic idea is to create a regulatory lab or sandbox where companies can test their products without the burden of certain rules and regulations. Meghan Wallace, a consultant and…