MHTA – In its Survey of Teen Views on Tech Careers, IT Futures Labs, a signature initiative of the Creating IT Futures Foundation, researched how low- to middle-income urban African American and Hispanic teens, as well as parents, regard information technology (IT) jobs, college and future careers.
Survey: Teens rely on parents for tech career advice
CoCo adds new Minneapolis features
MHTA – CoCo is introducing some new features designed to serve startups and take a bit more stress out of a typical work day. Its downtown Minneapolis location will include a zen area and new space built just for fast-growing startups.
MHTA hosts sold-out Tech.2015 event
MHTA — The Minnesota High Tech Association hosted Tech.2015 – the 4th annual Tech breakfast — on Thursday, March 12. The event examined Minnesota’s current strengths and future opportunities through the eyes of some of our most innovative technology companies and leaders. The event was sold out, attracting over 225 entrepreneurs, investors, executives and professionals for a morning that featured a series of conversational sessions with outstanding panelists, breakfast and great networking.
DataBank’s Minnesota data center receives Uptime Institute Design Certification
MHTA — DataBank’s data center currently under construction in Eagan, MN was recently awarded the Uptime Institute’s Tier III Certification. This certification offers area companies the assurance that DataBank’s data center will offer the highest-spec multi-tenant data center environment available in the region. DataBank is a leading custom data center, managed services and cloud provider.
Comcast’s Internet Essentials program has connected more than 450,000 families
MHTA — Comcast recently announced that since August 2011, Internet Essentials — a broadband adoption program — has helped more than 450,000 families, or 1.8 million low-income Americans, gain access to home internet. Locally, more than 30,000 Twin Cities residents are now connected to the internet thanks to Internet Essentials.