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Hyundai's Santa Fe proving popular by production numbers
By William Thornton
October 14, 2018
Hyundai's Santa Fe is proving popular, judging by production figures at the Korean automaker's Montgomery factory.
According to Hyundai, the plant has already produced more than 46,000 vehicles this year, in only four months of full production through the end of September.
In June, the first 2019 Santa Fe, which represented a significant redesign for Hyundai, rolled off the assembly line.
BBVA Compass mobile app recognized by Javelin
October 15, 2018
Javelin Strategy & Research has ranked BBVA Compass a leader in ease of use and customer service on their mobile app.
Javelin Strategy & Research's Mobile Banking Scorecard
looks at more than 200 features of the mobile banking apps from the nation's top 28 financial institutions to understand how they are managing customers' changing expectations for mobile banking experiences. It spotlights trends, best practices, and features that make a bank a leader in six categories: money movement, ease of use, security empowerment, financial fitness, customer service, and account opening.
Only three banks are dubbed leaders in each category.
October 12, 2018
Huntsville residents are one step closer to realizing some of the fastest mobile network speeds in the country, thanks to City Council's decision to approve a wireless rights of way use agreement with Uniti Fiber. The agreement permits the company, a leading provider of infrastructure solutions - including cell site backhaul and small cell for wireless operators- to construct small cells in the public right of way.
Small cells are the infrastructure that make 5G deployment possible. Hailed as the next evolution of cellular networks, 5G provides mobile users with virtually zero lag time and higher speeds. The network further supports growth of emerging technologies such as augmented and virtual reality, the Internet of Things, cloud computing, and autonomous vehicles.
Auburn vet school, UAB part of joint NIH study of glioma brain cancer
October 13, 2018
Veterinarians and human medical doctors are collaborating on the trial in which the same immunotherapy is being used to treat people and dogs with glioma, the most aggressive form of brain cancer. Dogs and humans develop malignant brain tumors at about the same rate and with similar biology.
Dr. Renee Chambers, who holds a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Auburn and a doctor of medicine degree from UAB, has received funding from the
National Institutes of Health
for a multi-institutional consortium to evaluate immunotherapy for glioma tumors, the same type of brain cancer as the late Sen. John McCain had.