Tracking Virginia Beach’s emergence as a major tech hub.
The Virginia Beach Journal
Neighbor Virginia Beach falls to 3rd place in its own population range, after placing first in each of the last two years.
Blockchain is like a digital ledger to store financial transactions, just like a book that contains what comes in and what goes out.
Norfolk and Hampton place fifth and sixth, respectively in their population ranges.
The five South Hampton Roads cities (Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, and Suffolk) collaborated on a plan called the Regional Connectivity Ring, that would connect the cities via high-speed cable.
The cable is a joint project between Facebook, Microsoft, and Telxius, meaning some of the world’s best known tech giants now have a home in Virginia Beach.
Norfolk places third in its population range.
A 31,000 square foot data center is coming to the city and will bring jobs, tax revenue, and possible even international corporations like Twitter and Facebook.