MHTA — Minnesota’s technology industry added an estimated 2,226 new jobs in 2016, according to Cyberstates 2017™, the definitive annual analysis of the nation’s tech industry released today by CompTIA, the world’s leading technology association.
Minnesota Technology Industry Added 2,200-Plus Workers in 2016
Target hosts Tech Experience Tour for Mounds View High School students
MHTA — Target recently hosted a group of students from Mounds View High School for a unique Tech Experience Tour. MHTA provides these distinctive Tech Experience Tours for students interested in learning more about STEM careers and the high tech business world.
Andamio Games Receives Phase II SBIR Award from NSF
MHTA — Educational technology innovator Andamio Games has been awarded a $728,000 Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Science Foundation to support the development of collaborative games and a virtual lab environment for mobile devices that will help high school students learn difficult-to-teach STEM subjects.
U of M honors researchers’ innovation, entrepreneurship
MHTA — The University of Minnesota recently recognized researchers whose groundbreaking research and entrepreneurial spirit have led to new technologies that hold the potential to address major societal challenges.
Comcast increases internet speeds for many Twin Cities customers at no additional cost
Comcast has announced it is more than doubling the speed of its Performance 25 Xfinity Internet tier for existing customers in the Twin Cities area at no additional cost. Customers can now enjoy download speeds of up to 55 Mbps on the rebranded Performance Plus tier. In addition, current Performance Internet tier customers will see their download speeds increase from 50 Mbps to up to 70 Mbps at no additional cost. These new speeds are effective immediately.