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Guns, butter and broadband: How technology has finally emerged as a viable campaign issue
Political candidates have used digital technology since the dawn of the Internet, now it's time they discuss it.
How to Apply for Rural Broadband Experiments
On Thursday, August 28th, the Rural Broadband Policy Group and the National Rural Assembly hosted a webinar featuring Jonathan Chambers from the Office of Strategic Policy and Analysis and Carol…
Simon welcomes Class of 2025 back to Bloomington Junior High School
Bloomington Junior High offers one-on-one laptop program to all students and internet service to low income students.
Exports growing in Illinois’ high-tech sectors
From 2009 to 2013, goods exports in Illinois have increased 58.8 percent, outpacing the national average of 49.6 percent over the same period.
Despite the Latest Creaks, the Internet Isn’t Close to Breaking
The complexity of the Internet is overwhelming some older routers, but these systems can easily be upgraded.
Study: Broadband Boosts Rural Jobs, Income
Study finds benefits of broadband in rural communities, increased jobs and income.
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.
Kids and Technology: Can We Ever Really Keep Up?
How can parents stay involved with their kids online if parents are being left behind by today's technology?

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