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Wednesday, December 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft Now Have IT Apprenticeship Programs »
IBM now has several hundred open jobs in the U.S. for people early in their IT careers — a number expected to grow over ti...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MyWebGrocer Lays Off 18 Vermont Employees »
MyWebGrocer, the Winooski-based online shopping and marketing firm, said it has laid off 18 employees in Vermont as part o...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report Shows Tech-based Startups Grew 47 Percent in Last Decade - More than 400 in VT in 2016 »
The number of technology-based startups in the U.S. economy grew a robust 47 percent in the last decade, according to a d...
Friday, December 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pwnie Express Wrangles $8M, Names Board Member DeSisto CEO »
Pwnie Express, a Boston cybersecurity company that helps businesses detect rogue devices on their networks, has pulled in...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Broadband Commission Recommends FirstNet Opt-in with AT&T »
The Public Safety Broadband Network Commission will recommend to Governor Phil Scott that Vermont opt-in to the federal Fi...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Broadband Quest Spurs Some Success, Much Frustration »
Southern Vermont’s broadband coverage maps bear a passing resemblance to a Jackson Pollock canvas, with splotches and stre...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Council Selects Schurz, ZRF to Buy Burlington Telecom »
The Burlington City Council voted 8-2 early Tuesday to select Schurz Communications and ZRF Partners' bid to buy Burlingto...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Eliminated Burlington Telecom Bidders Back in as Partners »
Two eliminated Burlington Telecom bidders are officially back in the running to buy the city utility — as partners....
Monday, November 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vermont Tech Seeks to Teach 3-D technology »
In a three-page report, Vermont Technical College lays out a pitch to boost the state’s manufacturing sector with an Addit...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
GW Plastics Merges with Ireland-based NeraTek »
In reponse to growing customer demand in its European medical device and drug delivery business, Bethel, Vermont-based GW...
Sunday, November 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ex-Google Exec Matt Dunne Has a Plan to Create a String of Tech Hubs Across Rural America »
It’s no secret that while Silicon Valley is gaining jobs, rural America is losing them. A September report from the Econom...
Thursday, November 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
After Tie Vote, Burlington Telecom Bidders Will Attempt Compromise »
The two finalists in the bidding for Burlington Telecom will go back to the table — this time as potential partners instea...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
City postpones Burlington Telecom Vote »
Burlington's City Council postponed the final vote for a buyer for Burlington Telecom until next week, a choice that came...
Monday, October 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Officials Explore Use of Secure Blockchain Technology »
Say you go to your town's general store and buy some Vermont maple syrup. You slide the cash across the counter and t...
Monday, October 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Coding Academy Prepares to Launch in Burlington »
Baby-faced Ben Boas and Alex Horner, both 25, get carded at bars, and Horner admits that he grew his slim mustache in part...
Monday, October 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Vermont Became a Hotbed for Health Tech Companies »
When Matt Berg arrived last week for his first day of membership in the Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies , he ass...
Friday, October 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scott creates Cybersecurity Advisory Team »
Governor Phil Scott issued an Executive Order establishing the Governor’s Cybersecurity Advisory Team, a 10-member group t...
Monday, October 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Quebec-based manufacturing firm Pratiko opens in St. Johnsbury »
Governor Phil Scott and the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD) announced Pratiko Inc ., a manufa...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
City Announces Three Potential Buyers Of Burlington Telecom »
The city of Burlington has released the names of the three groups making bids to buy Burlington Telecom, the city's teleco...
Monday, August 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Step Ahead Raises Over $7 million to Bring Groundbreaking Water Technology to Consumers »
Step Ahead Innovations, Inc, creators of the MindStream aquarium water monitoring system, has announced that it has comple...
Thursday, August 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Leaders laud 60 years in Vermont for IBM, GlobalFoundries »
  Vermont’s top political leaders and the head of GlobalFoundries praised the contribution of the company and I...
Tuesday, August 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Taking The Pulse Of Vermont's Tech Industry »
The idea of growing the tech industry and developing a Vermont spin on Silicon Valley has a lot of appeal. But the state f...
Monday, July 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Co-working in the country: Hinesburg Church Hosts Digital Nomads »
Marie Ambusk is launching a startup that aims to help plant nurseries make sure the root systems of their container-grown...
Thursday, July 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Coding and Connectivity: New Plan To More Fully Integrate Technology In Vt. Classrooms »
Vermont still has a lot of work to do to fully integrate technology into public school classrooms, according to the latest...
Monday, July 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FirstLight to Acquire 186 Communications »
FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast, announced today t...
Friday, July 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Investors hope to raise $50M for Vt. growth companies »
Dustin Glasscoe, owner of Vermont Farm Table, was working in his retail store on College Street in Burlington on a Friday...
Thursday, July 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employee or Contractor? Vermont Supreme Court Tackles the Gig Economy »
Joe Meccia laid his first tiles in the shower of his family's Jersey Shore apartment when he was 12. Today, the 64-year-ol...
Thursday, June 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New State Agency's Domain: Fixing Vermont's Tech Problems »
Earlier this year, Rep. Maida Townsend (D-South Burlington) asked officials at the Vermont Department of Information and I...
Thursday, June 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Assembly Required: Vermont Tech's New Manufacturing Degree Program Builds Better Workers »
If Vermont manufacturers could design and assemble the ideal employee to join their future workforce, that person would lo...
Friday, May 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Behind the Sale of Hinesburg's NRG Systems »
NRG Systems was founded in 1982 with "a couple of hundred dollars in cash and a good idea," says former owner Jan Blomstra...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Vermont Ranks Third in Clean Tech Leadership Index »
    Clean Edge, Inc. has released its eighth annual U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index, which tracks a...
Monday, May 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vermont Ranked #9 Among Smaller States for Start-up activity »
  The Kauffman Foundation has ranked Vermont number 9 among the 25 smaller U.S. states   in its annual ind...
Monday, May 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ECFiber Repays Last 'Bootstrap' Investors As It Ramps Up Expansion »
A municipally owned Central Vermont internet provider has marked a milestone by repaying the nearly 500 local investors wh...
Friday, April 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Will a New Agency Improve Vermont's Digital Services? »
Gov. Phil Scott has appointed a new secretary to lead the first-of-its-kind Vermont Agency of Digital Services. The cabine...
Monday, April 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vernon Halts Work Toward Municipal Fiber Optic Network »
  Despite years of planning and research, it appears that a high-speed fiber optic network isn’t coming t...

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