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19 Million Lack Broadband Access: FCC
2012-08-22 10:15:35

A growing number of Americans now have high-speed Internet access, but 19 million still remain without, according to an annual broadband progress report released Tuesday by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

Google Fiber Promises Lightning-Fast Internet
2012-07-27 08:48:22

Google is seeking to obliterate Internet and TV service as we know it. The company unveiled its plans yesterday to offer Internet service to Kansas City residents at speeds of one gigabyte per second.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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