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2014-03-25 16:28:15

Educational Leaders Highlight The Importance of Funding for Web Hosting To Support Parental Engagement and Digital Learning STATE COLLEGE, Pa., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One hundred percent of K-12 district administrators participating in a national survey responded that Web hosting should remain funded as a Priority One Service within the E-rate program. A Web hosting service provides a means for a school or library to maintain a website on the Internet. In total, more than 400...

2014-03-25 08:35:50

The US Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced its intent to transition key Internet domain name functions to the global multi-stakeholder community. A new report by two of the world's leading thinkers about the Internet discusses the background, logic, and implications of this momentous development and lays out some new directions for the next era of the Net. BOSTON, TORONTO, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - In a newly...

2014-03-17 23:26:19

Technology Association of Georgia Honors 40 Companies for Innovation and Contributions to the State’s Technology Community Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, today announced ZCorum as one of its Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia. TAG will recognize this prestigious group at the 2014 Georgia Technology...

US Government Is Allowing Its Contract With ICANN To Expire
2014-03-17 13:49:37

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US government announced on Friday that it will be formally ending its relationship with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). The US National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) said it will be ending its relationship with ICANN, letting its contract to operate key domain-name functions expire in September 2015. ICANN oversees the Internet’s addressing system while under contract...

2014-03-14 23:27:20

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “Telecommunications market in CIS countries 2014. Development forecasts for 2014-2017” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Compare and analyse telecommunications markets in ten CIS countries. Report delivers data, analysis and forecasts for development to 2017. Telecommunications markets across the CIS region contain unique characteristics, similarities and differences. They also offer varying levels of investment potential,...

2014-03-04 12:25:01

Eligible Families in Fresno, Sacramento, San Joaquin and San Francisco Counties Can Receive Six Months of Complimentary Internet Service FRESNO, Calif., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast announced today it is providing $150,000 in grants to non-profit community organizations in California to create "Internet Essentials Learning Zones" in Fresno and Elk Grove. Internet Essentials from Comcast is the nation's largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption program. It...

2014-02-27 23:01:58

Community releases new technology action plan designed to increase technology use, promote economic development. Cedar Falls, IA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Black Hawk County Technology Action Plan Today, Governor Terry Branstad and Black Hawk County and Connect Iowa officials recognized Black Hawk County as the fourth community to become a Certified Connected Community in the state and 20th in the nation. More than thirty-five residents and community leaders attended the celebration event...

2014-02-27 12:32:15

Expansion effort brings broadband to 95 percent of company's access lines in the State MANCHESTER, N.H., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FairPoint Communications announced it has met its goal to increase broadband access to 95 percent of its access lines in New Hampshire by December 31, 2013. Since April 2008, FairPoint has invested over $700 million in its communications infrastructure and technology to reach new customers, upgrade its network and expand broadband in northern New...

2014-02-27 08:26:09

2014 is the year of the new quad play, with wireless and landline broadband delivering an infinite number of service offerings MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stratecast | Frost & Sullivan's survey of 2,035 consumers from North America reveals a sea change in preferences for communication services. The results indicate the market is evolving toward a new dynamic in which services are simply applications delivered via an Internet Protocol (IP)-based connection,...

2014-02-17 23:01:21

National non-profit Connected Nation is the largest single data contributor to the map, which is maintained by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration and Federal Communications Commission. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Today marks the 3-year anniversary of the unveiling of the National Broadband Map (NBM), the literal roadmap guiding broadband expansion efforts across the nation. National non-profit Connected Nation is the largest single data contributor...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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