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Apple will replace AT&T in the Dow Jones industrial average

...four-to-one stock split, Visa will wind up with a lower price. S&P said that would reduce the weight of the information technology sector in the Dow. Adding Apple will help balance out this reduction. Unlike other stock-market measures, the Dow weighs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-06/apple-will-replace-att-dow
Attitude adjustment

...that exist in other regions throughout the nation.Given this region's potential to make a bigger mark in the technology sector ? Augusta already is the fastest-growing tech market outside Atlanta ? it would be foolish for the city's public...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-20/attitude-adjustment
IT firm EDTS CEO Charles Johnson named Augusta-Metro Chamber of Commerce's Entrepreneur of the Year

...Across his own company, there are currently 70 unfilled positions, Hamilton said.By 2020, the void of jobs in the technology sector, a $500 billion industry, could reach 1 million, he said."The reality is we need more of it," Hamilton said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-04/it-firm-edt
STEM workforce needed for future, Technology Association of Georgia says

...TAG's industry presentation, Mantella said Augusta trailed only Atlanta in having the state's fastest-growing technology sector. The city also made headlines in 2012 after San-Francisco based Engine Advocacy ranked Augusta's metro area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-01/stem-workfo
Georgia tech jobs surge, study says

...Nathan Deal heralded the news as a testament tothe state's performance."We've seen strong growth in Georgia's technology sector, and the findings released by the Technology Association of Georgia prove we're not only doing great, we're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-19/georgia-tech-jobs-surge-st
Entrepreneur starts group to help other local startups

...an angel investment network.According to recent research by the Technology Association of Georgia, Augusta's technology sector is growing at the second-fastest pace in the state, behind Atlanta.The city also ranked second in the nation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-04-27/entrepreneu
Stock market's volatility returns in 2014

...investment officer at AP."We perceive opportunities of 20-plus percent returns in both the energy and information technology sectors, while financials and utilities appear to present more downside risk than upside opportunity," he said.He said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-02-22/stock-markets-volatility-returns-20
National tech conference comes to Augusta

...from Sept. 10-12."Having been recently ranked second in the nation with regards to the growth of jobs in our technology sector over the past five years, hosting TechNet Augusta will undoubtedly help to underscore all that our community has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-02/national-tech-conference-come
Hackathon competition well attended by tech and computer whizzes

...group encouraging startups through reshaping government policy."It continues to help build that buzz around our technology sector," Copenhaver said. "The great thing is that's not just being seen locally. We've had companies contact us...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-10-04/hackathon-c
Record cold sends power use surging for SCE&G

...experienced the second highest growth in Georgia for a technology sector. "The Augusta metro area has a tremendous ecosystem that fosters innovation in the technology sector," said Scott Poag, project manager at the Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-01-11/record-cold