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FCC To Overhaul E-Rate Program For High Speed Internet In Classrooms
2013-07-21 05:44:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved an overhaul to its E-Rate program, a multi-billion dollar initiative centered on helping schools and libraries connect to high-speed broadband and wireless Internet. "The FCC voted to propose various changes to how schools apply for and spend funds from the E-Rate program; for instance ensuring that the program would prioritize investments in faster broadband connections...

2013-07-07 23:00:43

Everyday-ISA research outfit releases new product review for Jillian Michaels’ Body Revolution fitness DVD set. Potential buyers encouraged to read the customer reviews before buying product. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 07, 2013 While people are always looking to get fit, the truth is that not everyone can make routine trips to the gym each day. The whole ordeal can be very taxing on a busy lifestyle, and truth be told, no one likes feeling the eyes of gaudy strangers while they’re...

2013-07-03 23:04:04

Google recently entered business-to-business sales. UnleashWD experts provide strategies for distribution companies to remain relevant. Chicago, il (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 While distributors need to take the threat of major non-traditional competitors seriously, businesses that update their offerings to serve their customers should be able to adapt and remain relevant according to a panel of distribution experts gathered for the UnleashWD webinar: "Preparing for Google’s Entry into...

2013-06-13 23:02:43

DotHealth reaches a milestone in the gTLD approval process Ridgewood, NJ (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Reaching a critical milestone in the generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) approval process, the DotHealth, LLC (“DotHealth”) application to operate the .HEALTH new top level domain registry has passed the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) initial evaluation. DotHealth plans to enable a safer online namespace for global health and which also enhances the...

2013-06-03 23:19:01

Kuek Yu-Chuang Will Promote Regional Participation In the Multi-Stakeholder Model. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Kuek Yu-Chuang, a leading executive in technology policy development has been named Vice President for Global Stakeholder Engagement for the Asia Region. He will assume the role on August 1st, 2013. Kuek has served most recently as a Senior Director for Yahoo! Inc., where he led the company´s public policy efforts in the Asia Pacific and Latin American regions....

2013-05-24 23:14:10

DMCA regulations allow criminal and civil liabilities when a person "jailbreaks" a digital device such as cell phones, tablets and other portable devices. VPNReviewz has joined UsenetReviewz and the EFF in support of new legislation that will allow unlocking these devices. South America (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 VPNReviewz CEO, Michael Maxstead, announced today that his website would be joining the Electronics Frontier Foundation, (EFF,) UsenetReviewz, and many others in an effort to get newly...

Google Announces Ultra Fast Fiber Internet Expanding To Grandview, MO
2013-05-08 13:47:12

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Google Fiber announced on Tuesday that it will expand its high-speed Internet service to Grandview, Missouri after the city´s board of aldermen agreed to provide the company with a franchise. The city is just 16 miles from Kansas City, where Google first rolled out the ultra-high-fast Gigabit service almost a year ago. Google debuted its Fiber Internet service to Kansas City, Missouri last July, offering residents speeds of...

Google Expands Fiber To Shawnee, Kansas
2013-05-04 05:56:17

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Google has just announced they´ll be shining their Gigabit glow on Shawnee, Kansas as they bring Fiber to another town just outside of Kansas City. Shawnee is the fifth city in Johnson county to be promised Google Fiber and now joins eight other cities awaiting Fiber to be laid and run into their homes. According to the Kansas City Star, the Shawnee city council announced a special meeting Thursday evening to...

Google Fiber High-Speed Internet Could Be Coming To Texas
2013-04-06 07:06:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Representatives from Google and Austin, Texas have announced a press conference for Tuesday, and while details of the event have not been confirmed, multiple media outlets are reporting that the tech giant´s one gigabit broadband service will be coming to the Lone Star State´s capital city. The event is scheduled for 11am on April 9, and according to VentureBeat´s Tom Cheredar, the invitation promises “a very...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.