Technology News Archive - July 30, 2008

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Broadband access, vital to life and commerce in America, must be an early and high-level priority for the next Administration, announced the Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA) today.

TAMPA, Fla., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Sweat equity has never looked better, or been more aptly phrased, for 141 potential new homeowners in the Hidden Creek subdivision in Wimauma.

To benefit a Charlotte, N.C., family in need, Speakerheart(TM) artist and Hickory, N.C., native Damien Horne will perform a free benefit concert tonight featuring songs from his hit album "Somebody's Hero." All concession proceeds will benefit the King family, whose story will be featured in an upcoming episode of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.""I am beyond excited to help out the King family," said Horne.

Yellow Pages Group (YPG) through Yellow Pages Income Fund (TSX: YLO.UN) announced today it has agreed to acquire the assets of Volt Information Sciences, Inc.

By Kat Bergeron, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 30--A Mississippi Coast church that itself has recovered from a 1970s firebombing and the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina is holding a solidarity candlelight vigil tonight in support of the Knoxville church that lost two members last weekend.

SOMERSET, N.J., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumeta, the leading provider of Network Assurance solutions for enterprises and government agencies, today warned that, as industries connect their previously isolated Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems to their larger TCP/IP networks to gain better accessibility and to lower costs, they will also potentially subject these critical industrial controls to higher security risks.

247MGI, Inc. (Pink Sheets:TOFS) ("247MGI") will be broadcasting right to your television in 1080 soon. 247MGI has been exploring ways to expand the use of its Broadcasting division without having the expense of buying airtime on cable to a limited audience.

CUPERTINO, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- ForeScout Technologies, a market leader in centralized security management solutions, today announced that Golden West College (GWC), a member of the California Community College system since 1965, has deployed the CounterACT(TM) family of NAC appliances in its extended campus services network.

Word of the Day
  • A mania for the use of printing-types; a strong propensity to write for publication.
The word 'typomania' comes from Greek roots meaning 'type' and 'madness'.