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Computer Care: It’s a wireless world, and soon we’ll all be connected

Back in the day, if you wanted Internet access, you needed an Ethernet connection; you were tethered to a cable. Then came wireless Internet or Wi-Fi. It's also called WLAN or Wireless LAN, which is Wireless Local Area Network. The technical term for it is 802.11, which is the set of standards for wireless in the 2.4-5 GHz frequency bands.

September 27, 2013 | Arthur Glazer | Business


Jobless rate in metro Gainesville falls to 6.6 percent

The end of summer has brought a big drop in metro Gainesville's unemployment rate, down almost a full percentage point to 6.6 percent.

September 26, 2013 | From staff reports | Business


Solar power attracts agribusiness to help grow power grid

It seems no matter where you are in Georgia, solar power is getting more popular. I was recently with co-workers in Habersham County and we took a look at a farm where solar panels had been installed. It was a great operation, and the farmer seemed well pleased with his investment.

September 25, 2013 | Michael Wheeler | Business


Newsmakers in Business, Sept. 22

Small Business Center offers workshops for new ventures

September 21, 2013 | From staff reports | Business


Poultry maker to expand production

Gainesville's title as "Poultry Capital of the World" now will include a locally produced taste of Russia.

September 13, 2013 | David B. Strickland Times regional staff | Business


Petit Le Mans revs its economic engine

Road Atlanta's upcoming Petit Le Mans on Oct. 16-19 is considered the largest international sporting event in Georgia, welcoming its legions of fans to stay, play and spend in the area.

September 12, 2013 | Lisa Laskey | Business


Area agricultural producers showcase interwoven industry

Agriculture in Georgia is a complicated and interwoven industry. When one segment is affected by a downturn, another segment typically is quick to follow. But the same is true when positive changes occur.

September 12, 2013 | Michael Wheeler | Business


Newsmakers in Business, Sept. 8

Davis joins insurance division for The Norton Agency

September 07, 2013 | From staff reports | Business


Computer Care: Knowing when to fix, when to replace

The last three computers I worked on all needed to be retired, replaced or used for target practice. There comes a time when it's simply no longer cost-effective to keep your old XP relic running, no matter how much you like it.

September 06, 2013 | Arthur Glazer | Business


Chinese info-tech company opening R&D office in Ga.

DULUTH - State officials have announced that a Chinese information technology company is planning to open a research and development center in metro Atlanta.

August 27, 2013 | From staff, wire reports | Business


Newsmakers in Business, Aug. 25

Gainesville's Pope named among top 100 trial lawyers

August 24, 2013 | From staff reports | Business


Computer Care: Tips for the best summer snapshots

This summer I spent more time with my camera than my computer. As a camp photographer up in the mountains of White County, I shot more than 20,000 photos. To make them look good, I had to edit them quickly and judiciously -- good enough for parental scrutiny.

August 23, 2013 | Arthur Glazer | Business


Metro Gainesville jobless rate down to 7.5 in July

The local jobs picture has brightened a bit over the summer.

August 22, 2013 | From staff reports | Business


Newsmakers in Business, Aug. 18

Farmer's Home manager McElrea honored

August 17, 2013 | | Business


Newsmakers in Business, July 28

Lewis joins Chamber staff as project manager

July 27, 2013 | From staff reports | Business


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Jobless rate up to 6.5 percent in metro Gainesville

Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate rose to 6.5 percent in June, the Georgia Department of Labor announced today.

July 24, 2014 | Times staff reports | Business


Newsmakers in business, July 20

Whitworth to head Times' distribution

July 20, 2014 | Times staff reports | Business


Agribiz: Melon crop for 2014 looks good

Tradition in the South is important, and of all the summertime traditions like beach vacations, family reunions and going to the farmers' market, finding the perfect watermelon is a real treat for most of us.

July 17, 2014 | Michael Wheeler | Business


Newsmakers in business: July 13, 2014

Felton joins Norton Agency realty group

July 13, 2014 | Times staff reports | Business


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