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2009-09-23 13:58:00

MELBOURNE, Fla., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Veri-Core LLC, developers of the acclaimed Veri-Core Digital Recording Suite, announced today that Version 3.0 is now available. The new release adds Video Recording to the portfolio as well as Disaster Recovery Recorder, a powerful high-density backup recorder solution. The Veri-Core Digital Recording Suite is the most advanced multi-channel digital recording product line available, providing the simplest, most flexible and scalable digital...

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2009-09-13 08:40:00

The $787 billion economic stimulus package passed by Congress in February may have too narrowly focused on determining the speed and availability of broadband Internet access throughout the United States. The stimulus bill, which was championed by the Obama administration, allocated up to $350 million in funding for the establishment of a national broadband map to help shape policies to expand high-speed Internet access.  But the high price tag struck some within the telecommunications...

2009-09-08 10:48:00

EBENSBURG, Pa., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Office of Administration (OA) recently submitted an application in anticipation of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) broadband funds distribution. If it's awarded, the funding would be allocated from the $7.2 billion identified for broadband within the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). With the funding, Pennsylvania plans to extend its...

2009-08-26 14:27:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebra Imaging, Inc., the world's foremost provider of 3-D display and visualization technologies, announced today Inc. magazine ranked the company No. 348 on its 28th annual Inc. 500, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. For the second consecutive year, Zebra Imaging joins the Inc. 500 list which represents the most important segment of the economy -- America's independent-minded entrepreneurs. Zebra Imaging...

2009-08-24 15:12:00

30 Centers to Facilitate High-Speed Internet Access To Underserved and Rural Communities in Louisiana ATLANTA, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the continuum of bridging the digital divide, The Alliance for Digital Equality(TM) (ADE) and The Southern University System (SUS) today announced a major initiative to provide public computer accessibility, through 30 community based centers, to nearly 200,000 residents situated in the un-served and underserved communities surrounding SUS...

2009-08-18 16:18:05

The rapid expansion of the use of the mobile phone raises hopes that the digital divide might be bridged sooner rather than later, according to a study published this month in the International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics.Nominally, the digital divide affects the world's poorest people and was identified as a problem in the 1990s. It has become more apparent as those people who are connected recognize the increasing benefits of online services, the web, and mobile...

2009-07-27 07:00:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced shipment in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa of Capacity Plus, a single-site digital trunking solution that efficiently expands the capacity of the MOTOTRBO Professional Digital Two-way Radio System for users who need to communicate a large amount of business-critical information. MOTOTRBO Capacity Plus is a scalable, cost-effective solution for MOTOTRBO conventional systems...

2009-07-27 06:50:00

VALENCIA, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Wavien, Inc. today announces that it will present its patented Dual Paraboloid Reflector (DPR) technology for front projector applications at the Campus Technology Conference 2009 (CTC), being held July 27-30, 2009 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Wavien's DPR technology extends the operating lifetime of standard arc lamps used in front projectors by over three times, reducing frequency and cost of lamp replacement as well as...

2009-07-21 17:25:00

Comments Highlight the Need for Digital Literacy Programs in Low-Income Communities and Suggest Ways to Diminish the Digital Divide WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE) today expounded upon their commentary to the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Notice of Inquiry (NOI) for the development of a National Broadband Plan. ADE's comments further discussed the need for broadband Internet adoption in underserved urban areas and the...

2009-07-14 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- With $32 billion gains in 2008, consumers increasingly benefit from using broadband at home, according to a research study released today by Jonathan Orszag, a former Economic Policy Advisor on President Bill Clinton's National Economic Council; Robert Willig, Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University and former chief economist in the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division; and Mark Dutz, a Special Consultant with Compass...


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  • A spider.
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