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Technology

Feb 22, 2022

Allen University students to receive Apple laptops this spring

Allen University students will receive a MacBook Air with an Apple-designed M1 chip this spring as the Columbia school completes a transition to a fully functional Apple campus. The initiative

Dec 9, 2021

Expansion to bring broadband to rural areas of Richland County

A $12 million investment by an electric cooperative will bring broadband service parts of Lower Richland which have never had access to high-speed internet. The utility will construct fiber optic cable throughout the community as part of

Nov 10, 2021

Internet exchange poised to ramp up South Carolina’s connectivity

DartPoints is creating the state's first internet exchange, which will allow internet infrastructure companies to connect directly with each other and lead to an "internet-independent" state, according to the company's CEO.

Nov 10, 2021

Water filtration engineering and design company expanding Richland County operations

Wastewater and radioactive waste treatment company AVANTech LLC is expanding its Richland County operations with a $3.6 million investment expected to create 17 jobs. The company's worldwide clients include the Savannah River Site.

Oct 29, 2021

Technology incubator receives $200,000 to boost IT workforce

A grant from Truist Financial Corp. will fund scholarships and training at the University of South Carolina Columbia Technology Incubator.

Oct 5, 2021

New program to invest in S.C. startups

South Carolina Rising will use a $400,000 federal grant to create a new statewide investment program to identify, qualify and invest in promising startups through the University of South Carolina and its partners.

Aug 5, 2021

Lugoff expansion to help increase broadband access

Digital network solutions provider Sterlite Technologies is expanding into South Carolina, leasing 168,000 square feet of space at 2 Business Parkway. The property is owned by Weston Inc., one of the state's largest private landlords.

Aug 3, 2021

RiteDose Corp. upgrading Columbia production lines

The company says new engineering innovations will increase production capacity to up to 25% above industry standards. The company makes products including sterile drugs for inhalation and ophthalmology.

Jul 28, 2021

New program aimed at creating software developers

The S.C. Commerce Department along with Build Carolina and the S.C. Council on Competitiveness come together to created Build Carolina, which they hope will prepare graduates for careers in one of the state's quickly growing fields.

Jul 28, 2021

S.C. schools receive $6.7M for innovation projects

Academic institutions, industry partners and the S.C. Research Authority see a pressing need in the development of the state's next generation innovation economy: funding at the college and university level.

Jul 19, 2021

Cayce wins award for use of geospatial technology

The city won an achievement award from global location intelligence company Esri for its use of mapping and analytics technology. The city was one of 193 organizations from more than 300,000 entries to be recognized.

Jun 17, 2021

Claflin University receives $5 million grant from Google

The one-time grant will be used to increase opportunities for underrepresented groups in STEM fields. The Orangeburg school is one of 10 to receive the grants, which will support scholarships, tech infrastructure and career readiness.