Tag Archives: Internet access

Facebook project aims to connect global poor

By Lisa De Bode, Reuters, & Al Jazeera Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive of Facebook, announced the launch of Internet.org Wednesday, a project aimed at bringing Internet access to the 5 billion people around the world who can’t afford it. The project … Continue reading

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Digital Inequality Holds Back Millions in U.S.

The Obama administration has poured billions of dollars into expanding the reach of the Internet, and nearly 98 percent of American homes now have access to some form of high-speed broadband. But tens of millions of people are still on … Continue reading

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U.S. Internet Speed Slows Compared To Other Countries: Report

By Betsy Isaacson Compared with other tech-savvy nations, Internet service in the U.S. is overpriced and slow. According to a “State of the Internet” report recently put out by content delivery network Akamai, U.S. service is becoming even slower — relative … Continue reading

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Empowering America’s Rising Workforce–Latina Girls–in Computing and Innovation

By Dr. Idit Harel Caperton It recently came to my attention, that throughout the nation, young men and women who are Latino are, unfortunately, caught on the wrong side of the digital divide. I have spent much of my career working on … Continue reading

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