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Comcast to launch Netflix on X1 to millions of customers nationwide

MHTA — Comcast and Netflix announced the Netflix service will launch on millions of X1 devices across the country next week. Integrated throughout the platform, X1 customers with Netflix subscriptions will be able to easily browse and access over the internet the extensive online collection of Netflix TV shows and movies alongside the live, on demand, DVR and web programming included with their Xfinity TV subscription.

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November 9, 2016 | Comments Off on Comcast to launch Netflix on X1 to millions of customers nationwide
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Donate to the MHTA Foundation on Give to the Max Day and help young entrepreneurs!

November 17 is Give to the Max Day — your donation to the MHTA Foundation’s STEM programming is a contribution to Minnesota’s future entrepreneurs!

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November 8, 2016 | Comments Off on Donate to the MHTA Foundation on Give to the Max Day and help young entrepreneurs!

MN-SBIR partnering with UEL to offer one-on-one assistance for small businesses

MHTA — The MN-SBIR program is partnering with University Enterprise Laboroatories to deliver free and confidential on-site, one-on-one assistance for small business to pursue federal funding through the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) programs.

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November 8, 2016 | Comments Off on MN-SBIR partnering with UEL to offer one-on-one assistance for small businesses

Digital River’s Christopher Rence Appointed to Minnesota High Tech Association Board of Directors

Digital River, Inc., a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service solutions, announced the appointment of Christopher Rence, chief information and risk officer, to the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) board of directors. With more than 20 years of IT-related experience, Rence brings deep technical and systems expertise to the association, which is working to fuel Minnesota’s prosperity through innovation and technology.

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November 7, 2016 | Comments Off on Digital River’s Christopher Rence Appointed to Minnesota High Tech Association Board of Directors
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Entrepreneur on a mission to build Northern Minnesota’s high-tech economy

MHTA — Near the small northern Minnesota town of Brookston is an unassuming house on several acres of farmland. In the shop, Ben Carlson (above right) runs a small business: JKEY Circuits, a provider of circuit designs and high-reliability electronics repair with specialties including power circuit design and repair of motor controls, converters and inverters. JKEY Circuits has extra hands on deck this summer thanks to the help of SciTechsperience intern David Niska, (above left) a senior studying electrical engineering at University of Minnesota – Duluth.

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November 1, 2016 | Comments Off on Entrepreneur on a mission to build Northern Minnesota’s high-tech economy

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