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Mobile focuses on tech sector growth with innovation initiatives

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MOBILE, Alabama -- Alabama's Port City is known around the world for building big ships and jets, but it's also home to people who create systems, software and other innovative solutions that power industry. The Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce has been increasing its...

Written by Dawn Azok

Analysis: Boeing Alabama impact reaches $2.3 billion

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Boeing Co.’s impact on the Alabama economy totals $2.3 billion a year, according to a new analysis that highlights how the aerospace giant supports a highly skilled, technical workforce in the state. The University of Alabama study found that Boeing’s presence in the state...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Pizitz project providing lift to Birmingham tech community

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – A new downtown Birmingham development that mixes residential and office space with innovative food offerings and a community gathering spot is poised to become another boost for the city’s thriving tech sector. Bayer Properties’ $66 million redevelopment of the historic Pizitz...

Written by Dawn Azok

Funding wave boosts Birmingham tech startup scene

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Entrepreneurs and innovators are getting noticed for their work in Birmingham, attracting millions of dollars in new investment for their technology-based startups. In recent months, there have been at least three major funding announcements involving local firms: On-demand grocery delivery service Shipt announced this...

Written by Dawn Azok

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