State budget surplus continues

MHTA – Minnesota state finance leaders say the budget surplus first announced at the end of the year has improved by $323 million. The latest budget forecast means revenues continue to exceed expenditures and points to improvements in both the state and national economy.

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February 29, 2012 | Comments Off on State budget surplus continues

Welcome to TechTuesday

MHTA – By now, you’ve likely noticed some new things about the Minnesota High Tech Association. In recent weeks we have debuted a new STEM internship program, SciTechsperience. In a few weeks, we will debut a new MHTA series called Leadership Insights. It will feature fresh strategies and viewpoints from some of the region’s top CEOs and leaders. MnSCU Chacellor Steven Rosenstone will be our inaugural speaker.

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February 28, 2012 | Comments Off on Welcome to TechTuesday

AT&T invests $425M in Minnesota

AT&T invested nearly $425 million in its Minnesota wireless and wireline networks from 2009 through 2011 with a focus on improving the company’s mobile broadband coverage and overall performance of its networks according to a statement from the company.

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February 27, 2012 | Comments Off on AT&T invests $425M in Minnesota

MHTA Member Discount for ChangeMakers Event

MHTA – Members of the Minnesota High Tech Association can receive a discount on registration for the 12th Annual ChangeMakers breakfast March 7 at the Minneapolis Hilton hotel. The event will tackle issues important to all Minnesotans from the perspective of the innovation economy. It will begin with a welcome address by Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton followed by a panel of CEOs, including Mary Brainerd of HealthParners, Best Buy’s Brian Dunn, Compellent and Xiotech Founder Phil Soran and Bahram Akradi of Life Time Fitness. Journalist Don Shelby will moderate the panel.

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February 21, 2012 | Comments Off on MHTA Member Discount for ChangeMakers Event

TechAmerica Talks Merger

TechAmerica plans to present a formal proposal this week to merge with two other national technology organizations. The merger proposal, reported by Politico, is outlined in a letter TechAmerica sent to the Information Technology Industry Council and TechNet.

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February 21, 2012 | Comments Off on TechAmerica Talks Merger


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