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AT&T Incubates Technology to Connect Devices
AT&T is developing technology that allows users to receive calls and messages via smart devices.
Report Ranks Top Open Data States
Six states earn top rankings for their open data policies and portals -- and eight states are at the bottom.
Frontier Communications Expands Broadband Internet Service in Champaign, Ford and Vermilion Counties Network Expansion Brings Additional Connectivity
Frontier Communications has made advanced broadband technology and faster Internet speeds available to hundreds of additional residences and businesses throughout Illinois.
20 Things Educators Need To Know About Digital Literacy Skills
Teaching digital literacy is about more than just integrating technology into lesson plans; it’s about using technology to understand and enhance modern communication, to locate oneself in…
Do Google Chromebooks Threaten Appleā€™s Dominance in Education?
Schools that have purchased Chromebooks versus iPads point to low cost and minimal maintenance requirements as the primary selling points.
States Watching Congress on Internet Access Taxes
Congress is debating whether to extend or make permanent a moratorium on state and local Internet access taxes. The issue could get tied up with a controversial proposal to tax online sales.
Dorm Wi-Fi a Selling Point for Many Universities
Colleges and universities fit dorms with new wireless networks in bid to attract students.
U.S. FCC asks if Broadband Should Mean Faster Internet Speeds
New FCC proposal would change how it measures high-speed Internet and require speeds of at least 10 Mbps to qualify as broadband.
Iowa School District Adds Wi-Fi to Buses
Cardinal Community School District officials say the goal is to transform school buses into locations for learning, by adding wireless Internet and bringing focus to educational apps.
Comcast Offers Up To Six Months of Complimentary Internet Service And An Amnesty Program For Low-Income Families
Internet Essential Kicks Off Back to School Season in Georgia with Nationwide, Complimentary Six-Month Offer, Discounted Computers and Free Digital Literacy Training for Eligible Families. Comcast…

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