Category: Technology

SAS Nanotechnologies beat out eleven other startup companies in the Emerging Enterprise Center’s Swim with the Sharks Pitch Competition—which offers a grand prize of $16,000 in cash and services. The Newark-based firm took home the award for its anticorrosive coating technology. The proprietary method prevents corrosion and “heals and protects” metals from corrosion caused by surface scratches…

(AP) — Delaware’s Division of Motor Vehicles has installed “Safe Selfie Zones” at its four locations, to allow newly licensed drivers to share the news — and not their personal details. WBOC-TV reports that the zones feature a bright backdrop in front of which people can take pictures of themselves to share on social media,…

Comcast this week announced the opening of its second New Castle County Xfinity Store at the Christiana Mall. This is the first Xfinity Store in Delaware to employ the company’s interactive customer model. The 4,000-square-foot center allows customers to learn about and interact with the latest Xfinity product and services. Xfinity stores are organized by…

(AP) — Penn National Gaming is the first casino operator in Pennsylvania to apply for a license to offer sports betting in the state, now that regulators cleared it to begin. Penn National submitted a 107-page application to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Friday. A gaming board spokesman says Penn National’s application is unlikely…

(AP) — Delaware officials plan to go to court to use a new law to dissolve the state limited liability company registration of Backpage.com, which authorities have dubbed an “online brothel.” The News Journal reports it learned of the plan from a Department of Justice letter sent on Friday to the Delaware Coalition for Open…

(AP) – InterDigital Inc. (IDCC) on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $10.7 million. On a per-share basis, the Wilmington, Delaware-based company said it had net income of 30 cents. The wireless research and development company posted revenue of $69.6 million in the period. InterDigital shares have risen 7 percent since the beginning of the year.…

Wilmington-based CSC today announced the launch of CSC Security Center, an online interface designed to expose cyber security blind spots for companies. “We understand the seemingly impossible job our clients face keeping their companies and brand assets safeguarded against internal and external security threats, and that the ability to conduct business is their top priority,”…

(AP) — State officials are touting the important role that broadband technology can play in making Delaware more prosperous and competitive. Gov. John Carney planned to meet with representatives from Delaware Electric Cooperative in Greenwood on Tuesday to see how the utility has used communications technology to promote economic development and connect its 26 substations.…