internet

  • “Broadband Brigade” Presses for Passage of Infrastructure Bill

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Groups that want to see high-speed internet extended to all areas of the country are pressing the U.S. House to pass President Joe Biden’s $1 trillion hard infrastructure bill, which has already passed the Senate. The proposal includes $65 billion to expand broadband. Stan Santos, regional coordinator...
  • La “Brigada de banda ancha” presiona para la aprobación de un proyecto de ley de infraestructura

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Los grupos que quieren que Internet de alta velocidad se extienda a todas las áreas del país están presionando a la Cámara de Representantes de los Estados Unidos para que apruebe el proyecto de ley de infraestructura dura de $ 1 billón del presidente Joe Biden,...
  • Los “baby boomers” pasan mucho tiempo libre pegados a las pantallas

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – En la última década, los estadounidenses mayores de 60 años han aumentado el tiempo que pasan en computadoras, tabletas, teléfonos o viendo televisión en casi 30 minutos por día. Y eso significa que la generación Baby Boomer y los mayores pasan más de la mitad...
  • Baby Boomers Spend Lots of Leisure Time Glued to Screens

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — In the past decade, Americans ages 60 and older have increased the time they spend on computers, tablets, phones or watching T.V. by nearly 30 minutes per day. And that means the Baby Boomer generation and those older spend more than half of their daily...
  • High-Speed Internet Access Critical for Students and Job Seekers

    The job market is rapidly changing, thanks to new and emerging technologies. As a result, job training has become highly specialized, even at the high school level. While young people living in urban and suburban communities often benefit from on-site access to the specialized education that they will need...
  • FACEBOOK AND COMMON SENSE

    Shelly Palmer Mark Zuckerberg is founder and chief executive officer of Facebook, the world’s largest population. In reading his op-ed in the Washington Post, Mark Zuckerberg: The Internet needs new rules. Let’s start in these four areas, I was struck by its similarities to Thomas Paine’s pamphlet Common Sense, which for all...
  • FACEBOOK, INTERNET PERSONAL PROFILES, & NET NEUTRALITY ISSUES

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR An article entitled, “Tech Chiefs Get a Bit Older and Wiser,” (author: Kevin Roose, New York Times Large Print Weekly, March 26, 2018, p 18) presents a perspective which may not be addressed at all by those members of the U.S. Congress who will have...
  • The Death of the Internet: What Happens Now?

    Shelly Palmer  Net Neutrality rules were originally enacted to ensure that all Americans would have equal access to a free and open Internet. We can argue about what Net Neutrality rules did and did not accomplish in a moment, but now I want to explore the most sensational of...
  • Post Net Neutrality, Can Municipal ISPs Free the Internet?

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – After the Federal Communications Commission voted to kill net neutrality on Thursday, some California cities are looking to create or expand municipal internet service to preserve open, fair and affordable online access. Manhattan Beach is exploring the possibility, and Santa Monica,...

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