Technology and Innovation

Steve Jobs Calls Again on Alabama Expat

Alabama born, Auburn educated Tim Cook took over the reins of Apple Computer Inc. in January, stepping in for Steve Jobs,...

Adtran Unveils a Broadband Solution

Adtran, Alabama’s largest technology company, made a splash at the Broadband World Forum in Paris in September by unveiling what it...

Double Kudos for GATR Technologies

Huntsville-based GATR Technologies has been recognized nationally for record growth, and its president, Paul Gierow, also won honors from the...

Robots and More Robots

Even as he was celebrating the opening of Phase II of the Alabama Robotics Technology Park in Decatur, Gov. Robert Bentley renewed...

Scared to Death: Cyber Insecurity in Alabama's Technology Hub

Facing economic challenges from the first big Marshall Space Flight Center layoffs in years, the specter of cuts in military spending and...

Plugging in to Explosive Demands

In early August, Huntsville’s Adtran Inc. completed the acquisition of a high-speed network solutions provider that could give Alabama’s largest IT company...

Small Business Watchdog Sues Top Brass

In April, the American Small Business League filed suit against the U.S. Department of Defense in federal court in California after the agency...

Space Center’s New Captain’s New Tack

Deborah Barnhart became the CEO and executive director of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in December 2010. The Center is the official...

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Market Volatility: Weighing the Wide Swings

Why what happened in 2018 is not out of the ordinary. Why not to overreact.

Spotlight on Montgomery County

Montgomery County, in central Alabama, is part of the state’s River Region and is home to the state’s capital city, Montgomery.

Airbus Breaks Ground on New Assembly Line in Mobile

When the new Airbus A220 line gears up, Mobile will be the fourth largest producer of commercial aircraft in the world.

Birmingham Scrutinizes its Workforce

Birmingham put the numbers to its job market and found a lot of work to be done. For one, its IT segment grew 77 percent in five years, creating a job gap that will grow over the next decade.

Winning the Plant, Finding the Workforce

Alabama auto industry ramps up workforce development efforts in advance of the new Mazda Toyota plant.