Internet Access

Cubans Could Use the Internet From Anywhere for Nine Hours on Tuesday

Internet access in Cuba has historically been tightly controlled—until 2008, a government permit was required for private citizens to own a computer …

Tech Trends

Man allegedly linked to £860,000 cannabis distribution network denied internet access for chip shop business

A man allegedly linked to the distribution of £860,000 worth of cannabis through Northern Ireland's postal system has been denied internet access for …

Northern Ireland

Vermont’s Christine Hallquist could become the US’s first transgender governor

Vermont voters nominated a transgender former CEO as the Democratic candidate.<p>Vermont voters on Tuesday nominated a transgender woman as the Democratic candidate for governor — creating the possibility that Vermont could become the first state to elect a transgender person to a US governor’s …

Government

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<b>CompTIA A+ 220-901</b><p>Build Your IT Career with One of the Industry's Top Certifications<p>CompTIA's A+ certification can set you up for a rewarding career …

Project Management

State Net Neutrality Regulations Are An Exercise In Futility

After the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repealed most of the agency’s net neutrality regulations late last year, advocates for heavy-handed internet regulation shifted their focus to state governments. According to the National Regulatory Research Institute, these advocates have convinced …

Net Neutrality

Starry launches pilot program with Boston Housing Authority to expand affordable internet access

Internet service provider Starry announced today the launch of its Starry Connect program with a pilot through Boston Housing Authority (BHA) to help provide free access to internet for residents living in one of the city’s public housing apartment complexes.<p>The Boston-based startup launched in …

Startups

Companies to extend broadband internet access in rural Ohio

Microsoft Corp. and an Ohio-based provider of telecommunications services have announced an agreement to extend broadband internet access to 110,000 …

Net Neutrality

EFF to the FCC: Don’t Let AT&T and Verizon Get a Chokehold on Internet Access Competition

The majority of Americans do not have a choice when it comes to high-speed Internet. People living in rural areas have poor quality and coverage when …

Net Neutrality

ODX Partners with YouDeal to Deliver Free Internet Access

SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<p><i>Powered by ODX Technology, the World’s Largest Peer-to-Peer Marketplace Will Offer 24/7 Access to Their Users in Emerging</i> …

Emerging Markets

Microsoft will help expand rural broadband in Ohio

Tens of millions of Americans, especially in rural areas, still don't have access to broadband internet. As part of its five-year plan to help close that gap, Microsoft is partnering with telecoms company Agile Networks to roll out broadband access to 110,000 people in rural Ohio. The companies …

Technology

Widespread internet access is causing mass sleep deprivation, study suggests

We’re familiar with a lot of the arguments about why high-speed internet is among the greatest inventions in human history. But the internet can be …

U.S. Army

Internet in Peru

Internet access in Peru is good but not flawless. Connection speeds range from insufferably slow to impressively fast, largely depending on your …

Wi-Fi

TLDR: Buy food and drinks with just a fingerprint, Seattle’s complex history of urban internet access, T-Mobile’s tech truck

Today’s featured stories<p>Seattle sports stadiums all Clear for new biometric security, payments and alcohol ID verification<p>Comcast’s Seattle expansion …

Sports Technology

Installing and running a haskell package offline

I'm trying to run duckling (https://github.com/facebook/duckling) on a Windows server.Unfortunately, the server only has intranet access and no …

Programming

New Resources for MiraCosta Students

MiraCosta College Lending Laptops, Mobile Hotspots, to Students Without Internet Access<p>MiraCosta College students without a computer or Internet …

College & University

Disconnect.

Devices are good, internet not always.<p>Dear friend,<p>An epiphany I had recently: after spending about a year + not owning a phone with internet access, …

Eric Kim

BRIEF-India's Telecom Department To Amend Internet Services License Agreements For Net Neutrality

© Reuters. BRIEF-India's Telecom Department To Amend Internet Services License Agreements For Net Neutrality<p>Aug 6 (Reuters) - India's telecom …

Net Neutrality

High Speed Internet Is Causing Widespread Sleep Deprivation, Study Finds

First of its kind study establishes causal link between broadband internet and sleep deprivation.<p>Sleep deprivation is an increasing problem in many developed countries, which can result in impaired cognition and a number of serious individual and societal consequences. Lack of sleep has been linked …

Sleep

Report: Internet Access is Key for Seafarer Happiness

In its latest Seafarer Happiness Index survey, Mission to Seafarers found that internet connectivity is the single most important reported factor in …

Happiness

Microsoft awards grant to CvWireless to expand internet access in rural New York - Stories

<i>The grant will help expand CvWireless’ network, providing broadband in Essex County</i><p><b>REDMOND, Wash.</b> <b>— Aug. 1, 2018 —</b> On Wednesday, Microsoft Corp. …

Net Neutrality

Why Democrats Should Embrace ‘Internet for All’

Sean McElwee, Ganesh Sitaraman, Jon GreenVoters across the political spectrum believe Internet access is a right.The post Why Democrats Should …

Net Neutrality

5 grants to address digital inequities and fund classrooms

School leaders consistently identify high costs and shrinking budgets as a top barrier to implementing new technology tools and programs.<p>As …

Education

Lower-income Brazilians rely on mobiles to get Internet access

Full connectivity is still a luxury item, says study.<p>Mobile is the main Internet access channel in Brazil - but full connectivity is still something …

Telecoms

Google is boosting internet access in Nigeria's biggest cities with free public wifi

Google Station, the web giant’s public wifi service, has gone live in Nigeria.<p>As it has done in four other countries—India, Indonesia, Mexico and Thailand—where the service has been launched, Google will partner with local service providers for infrastructure and locations while it offers a …

Wi-Fi

Google boosts internet access in Nigeria’s biggest cities with free public wifi

The SITA Air Transport Community Foundation, based in the UK, in partnership with Wits University and the Tshimologong Precinct, has …<p>The DEMO Africa …

Cape Town

A Look at Frontier Communications’ Capex Estimate for Q2 2018

Frontier Communications (FTR) uses its capital expenditures (or capex) to improve its network potential, extend Internet access availability, and …

Wall Street

The Erosion of Cable TV Subscribers May Soon Become A Deluge

The erosion of traditional Pay TV is continuing but when a realistic broadband Internet alternative becomes available, the erosion may become a rout.<p>The latest data from eMarketer (see here) is showing that cord cutting is accelerating but not by enough to panic the cable TV companies. eMarketer’s …

Business

SpaceX brings Nunavut faster internet

SpaceX launched the Falcon 9 rocket from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Sunday.<p>In a press release, Telesat, the global satellite operator …

Nunavut

Grab some FREE Nintendo eShop credit as pre-orders for Switch Online go live

Nintendo is set to launch its Switch Online service in September. Amazon is now offering the 3 and 12 month subscription pre-orders starting from <b>$7.99</b>. Just note there is no direct deal here and the $34.99 family plan (up to 8 people) option doesn’t appear to be live just yet. However, if you’re a …

Retrogaming

5 things districts are doing to close the homework gap

Despite a brighter spotlight on digital equity, gaps still remain, including the troubling and persistent homework gap--but a newly-relaunched …

Education Technology