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Louisiana News

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

  • Posted at 12:17 PM
    Verizon Wireless customers in south Louisiana will experience faster, more reliable wireless calling, data streaming and Web surfing thanks to heavy investments the company made in 2014. Over the past year, the company invested $99.5 million in wireless network enhancements for customers across south Louisiana. This investment includes enhancements to its XLTE and 4G LTE services, introducing new cell sites and initiating projects to expand and enhance services for its customers. "We have a relentless focus on providing our customers with ... read more

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

  • Posted at 1:54 PM
    Setpoint Integrated Solutions, a leading automation solutions provider, will open an interactive, industrial process showroom at its headquarters located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on April 16, 2015. Setpoint’s new Integrated Technology Center (ITC) opening will coincide with the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for Setpoint's ... read more
  • Posted at 1:15 PM
    CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) plans to release its first quarter 2015 earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, and host a related conference call at 4:00 p.m. CDT that day. The conference call will be streamed live over CenturyLink's website at Interested parties can also access the call by dialing 866.244.4630 five minutes prior to the start of the call. A telephone replay of the call will be available beginning at 8:00 p.m. CDT on May 5, ... read more
  • Posted at 1:00 PM
    CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) officially opened the CenturyLink Technology Center of Excellence at a ribbon cutting ceremony today at its corporate headquarters campus in Monroe, La. The CenturyLink Technology Center of Excellence includes a technology research and development lab, a network operations center and collaborative office and meeting space. In the Center, employees with network, cloud, information technology and other skills will work together to create innovative products and services for CenturyLink's customers. "Today marks an important milestone for CenturyLink and our ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 AM
    Protecting the privacy and security of student data is crucial for any company serving K-12 schools. Many companies, however, find there are few resources available to help them develop an effective privacy policy and terms of service. Kickboard, developer of the award-winning Kickboard instructional ... read more

Monday, March 23, 2015

  • Posted at 5:45 AM
    Students no longer have to awkwardly wear ID badges or worry about replacing lost cards. A Hall Pass no longer means carrying a wooden stick or paper slip around campus. Mobile apps by SchoolInfoApp ( now allow students to securely display their official School ID on their iPhone, Android or other smartphone complete with scannable barcodes and pertinent information. Another new feature allows teachers to issue digital Hall Passes that bring a school's out-of-class management policies and ... read more
  • Posted at 3:27 AM
    AT&T* has invested more than $1 billion in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in Louisiana between 2012 through 2014, driving a wide range of upgrades to reliability, coverage, speed and performance for residents and business customers. As part of its Project Velocity IP (VIP), an investment plan focused on network enhancement and expansion, AT&T in 2014 made 117 wireless network upgrades in Louisiana, including new cell sites, addition of network capacity, and new wireless high-speed Internet connections. "With a growing range ... read more

Friday, March 20, 2015

  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    365 Connect, the New Orleans-based, award-winning online technology platform provider for the multifamily housing industry, announced today that 365 Connect Founder and CEO Kerry W. Kirby will be serving as a speaker and panel judge at the 7th Annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW). 365 Connect will also be a sponsor of some of NOEW's events. NOEW will be held on March 20-27, 2015, at various venues throughout the New Orleans area. Logo - This year, 10,000+ attendees, consisting of ... read more

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

  • Posted at 5:23 AM
    Ampware ( today announces the launch of CrankCase, a smartphone case with an integrated hand-crank generator. Taking technology back to the basics, Ampware utilizes compact electric generators to produce energy to power your mobile devices. Photo - Designed for any situation where you might not have access to mains power, CrankCase's patent pending device allows for convenient use. Users can utilize CrankCase wherever there isn't easy access to outlets or traditional chargers. "After Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy, we realized that staying ... read more

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

  • Posted at 9:01 PM
    CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced the availability of CenturyLink Cloud in Asia Pacific. The public cloud platform - available in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Germany, and now through one of CenturyLink's data centers in Singapore - delivers enterprise-class control, agility, scalability and security backed by an industry-leading global network. With the expansion of the public cloud platform to Singapore, businesses in the Asia-Pacific region can turn to a single, trusted provider for public and private cloud infrastructure, ... read more

Friday, March 13, 2015

Thursday, March 12, 2015

  • Posted at 2:13 PM
    Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) announced today that both its new full spectrum molecular imaging system and its ACQUITY® UltraPerformance LC® (UPLC®) Technology received awards at the 2015 Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy. The Waters Full Spectrum Molecular ... read more
  • Posted at 1:42 PM
    CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announced today that it has agreed to sell $500 million of newly-issued unsecured ten-year senior notes pursuant to the private offering announced earlier today. The senior notes due 2025 were priced at par with a coupon rate of 5.625%. The offering of the notes is expected to close on March 19, 2015, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. CenturyLink plans to use these net proceeds to repay a portion of the indebtedness outstanding ... read more
  • Posted at 6:01 AM
    CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announced today that it intends, subject to market and other conditions, to offer up to $500 million aggregate principal amount of fixed-rate senior notes with a ten-year maturity through a private offering exempt from registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). The actual amount and maturity of the debt securities, if any, sold by CenturyLink in connection with the offering will depend on market conditions. CenturyLink has not yet entered into ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    365 Connect, the New Orleans-based, award-winning online technology platform provider for the multifamily housing industry, announced today that 365 Connect President and CEO Kerry W. Kirby will be a featured speaker at the Fifth Annual Teen Tech Day Event being held in New Orleans, LA. The company is also a key sponsor of the event. Teen Tech Day will be taking place on March 14, 2015, with the focus on exposing youth in the New Orleans area to emerging technologies ... read more

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    The global community of SelectScience readers and contributors has selected the Thermo Scientific Vanquish UHPLC system for the Scientists’ Choice Best New Separations Product award. In addition, Thermo Fisher Scientific was named Reviewers’ Choice Company of the Year, the first annual award that recognizes the company ... read more

Monday, March 9, 2015