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The White House Wants To Connect Us All With Fast Broadband
2012-06-15 09:00:53

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com The White House on Wednesday announced they will sign an Executive Order to make broadband construction up to 90% cheaper and more efficient. Entitled “US Ignite,” the Obama administration plans to develop a network along Federal roadways and in between our nation´s universities which will be up to 100 times faster than our current internet offerings. Partnering with 100 private and public entities, US Ignite aims to provide more than 25...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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