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Broadband Internet In Schools The Focus Of New FCC Spending Bill
2014-02-04 04:40:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is set to reveal plans to double a fund devoted to bringing broadband Internet connections to schools and libraries, supporting a White House push to wire all American schools with faster connection speeds. Slated to be announced on Wednesday, the new spending will come from a reorientation of the $2.4 billion E-Rate program, which supplies money for “advanced telecommunications and...

2014-02-03 23:20:35

Cape Town region winners include Squirrelthat, Khaya Power, Anasodiabitiz, and Mellowcabs. Washington, DC and Cape Town, South Africa (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Today, 1776, an incubator platform located a few blocks from the White House, in partnership with 88 mph, a startup seed fund and accelerator based in Nairobi and Cape Town, announced the winners of Challenge Cup for the Cape Town, South Africa region. Challenge Cup is a startup competition spanning 16 cities around the world and...

2014-01-29 23:03:46

EduKar, Medicina, SolarBrush, and Mandae to present at Challenge Cup Festival in May. Washington, D.C. and Sao Paulo, Brazil (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Today, 1776, an incubator platform located a few blocks from the White House, in partnership with SuperNova Labs, an early stage accelerator program for tech startups that provides business boot camps and product development mentorship, announced the winners of Challenge Cup for the Sao Paulo region. Challenge Cup is a startup competition...

2014-01-27 16:20:42

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At 10 a.m. EST Wednesday, Jan. 29, eight NASA astronaut candidates will join John P. Holdren, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and students from Washington area schools for the annual White House State of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (SoSTEM) address. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA Television will provide live coverage of this event to promote...

2014-01-24 23:01:30

CampuScene, Asius Technologies, Avivid, and WeatherCloud Move on from Denver Competition to Compete in 1776’s Global Festival Washington, D.C. & Denver, CO (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Today, 1776, an incubator platform located a few blocks from the White House, in partnership with Galvanize, an “innovation ecosystem” designed to give entrepreneurs and innovators the best chance of success at the start of their next big thing, announced the winners of Challenge Cup for the Denver...

2014-01-23 12:29:27

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, in a letter to President Obama, leaders for nonprofit voting rights organizations Demos and Project Vote alerted the White House that the application process for benefits under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) currently violates the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA). In the letter, the groups urge the Obama Administration to take immediate steps to bring federally facilitated health benefits exchanges (FFEs) into...

2014-01-20 23:04:15

Aceable, Spot on Sciences, WaterLens, and Reaction Systems to Compete at Challenge Cup Festival in May Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Today, 1776, an incubator platform located a few blocks from the White House, in partnership with Capital Factory, an early stage accelerator program for tech startups that provides a small amount of seed capital and weekly mentoring sessions by entrepreneurs who have founded successful companies, announced the winners of Challenge Cup for the...

2014-01-15 08:35:02

College Summit High School Students Preview New Apps at White House Datapalooza for Education Secretary Duncan While Training Educators and College Counselors WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the White House and the U.S. Department of Education's Education Datapalooza, College Summit showcased its new suite of 19 online and mobile apps developed to help low-income students and their families navigate the college application process. College Summit students trained...

2014-01-14 08:35:40

ORMOND BEACH, Fla., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emergency Communications Network (ECN), the nation's leading provider of high-speed emergency notification solutions, will participate in the Second Annual White House Safety Datapalooza on January, 14, 2014 at the United States Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C. The event highlights innovators from the private, nonprofit and academic sectors who have used freely available government data to build products, services and apps...

2014-01-09 23:27:53

Pixorial, the award-winning personal media sharing platform, today announced its support for the first-ever White House Student Film Festival by providing students with a complimentary Pro30 account for six months (enough for the remainder of the school year). Pixorial’s universal service is used to collect all the media from customers’ life experiences – media that is currently scattered across a variety of services, devices, and people. Englewood, Colorado (PRWEB) January 09, 2014...