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Defense contractor plans new Augusta office

A Pennsylvania-based information technology and software development firm will be setting up shop in Augusta.The Augusta Economic Development Authority announced Tuesday that Sabre Systems...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-22/defense-contractor-plans-n
Sales tax holidays to open August in Georgia, South Carolina

...hosiery, handbags, footwear, and school supplies.It also extends to computers, printers and printer supplies, and computer software, along with linens and some bathroom decor, such as bath mats.Products such as jewelry, eyewear, cosmetics and furniture...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-07-14/sales-tax-holidays-ahead-georgia-so
Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs over next year

...shifting its focus from traditional PC software to cloud computing and cloud-based products like its Office 365 productivity software.With its $7.3 billion acquisition...Microsoft has been is seeking to meld its software and hardware business into a cohesive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-17/microsoft-cut-18000-jobs-o
General Motors recalls more vehicles

...Sierra is the company's top-selling vehicle.GM said a software glitch can cause the transmission transfer cases to shift into...sold in the U.S. and Canada. Dealers will recalibrate the software.The other recalls are much smaller and also had no reported...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-07-03/general-motors-recalls-more-v
New grandsons welcome home military contractor after 13-month-long deployment to Afghanistan

...since retiring from a 21-year Army career in 2001.From June 2013 to July 2014, Austin worked in Afghanistan as a field software engineer contractor."I'm just so thankful to have him home," said his wife, Cathryn. "Our youngest daughter, Emily...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-03/new-grandsons-welcome-home-m
Washington state issues first recreational marijuana shop licenses to 24 stores

...As soon as the orders were received, via state-approved software for tracking the bar-coded pot, the growers could place...after they worked through some glitches in the pot-tracking software early Monday and officially learned they'd be able to transport...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-07/washington-state-issues-fi
P@$$w0rd confusion has many people seeking other options

...Technology, has seen it all ? and often demonstrates in his college classes just how easy it is to use readily available software to figure out many passwords."I crack my students' passwords all the time," Lidinsky says, "sometimes in seconds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-10/pw0rd-confusion-has-many-p
Hephzibah Police Department receives body cameras

...line of duty in 2011. It has previously purchased radios for the Harlem Police Department and a $5,070 accident recreation software program for the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.With a budget as limited as the one the Hephzibah Police Department operates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-11/hephzibah-police-depar
Chicago eliminated as 2017 America's Cup candidate; San Diego, Bermuda are finalists

...Cup run when he skippered Team New Zealand to a five-race sweep of Dennis Conner in May 1995.Oracle Team USA is owned by software billionaire Larry Ellison, who has spent an estimated $500 million since the early 2000s in pursuing, winning and defending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-08/chicago-eliminated-2
Backlash stirs in US against foreign worker visas

...across-the-board shortage of American tech workers, and that if there were, wages would be rising rapidly. Instead, wage gains for software developers have been modest, while wages have fallen for programmers.The liberal Economic Policy Institute reported last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-06/backlash-stirs-us-against-