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What to expect when you're expecting Google Fibernew

We asked the first four cities chosen by Google to briefly discuss their experiences
INDY Week  |  Jane Porter  |  02-06-2015  |  Tech

Google Fiber Could Give More People Cheaper Access to the Internetnew

"Google could be more vicious than it is," Mitchell says. "They are doing things that benefit communities. But we don't know what will happen in five years. We used to like the cable companies, too."
INDY Week  |  Lisa Sorg  |  02-06-2015  |  Tech

Obama pushes for aggressive net neutrality policiesnew

President Barack Obama says that he wants broadband Internet service treated just like other utilities, such as land-line telephones and electricity. Yesterday, Obama called on the Federal Communications Commission to reclassify broadband under Title II of the federal Telecommunications Act...
City Newspaper  |  Jeremy Moule  |  11-11-2014  |  Tech

Longmont edges ahead of tech-hub Boulder in race to become next 'Gig City'new

Longmont's 2011 approval of an exemption from a state senate bill that hobbles public involvement in telecommunications has that city approaching an era of download speeds 10 times as faster than tech-company hub Boulder, raising questions about potential business migrations out of town. Now, Boulder is taking to the ballot the question of whether the city should try to catch up.
Boulder Weekly  |  Gavin Dahl  |  10-17-2014  |  Tech

Keeping Up With the Dronesnew

Navigating FAA regulations and Tennessee law can be tricky, but drones are here to stay.
Nashville Scene  |  Steve Haruch  |  08-11-2014  |  Tech

80 Million Paige Viewsnew

The making of a You Tube Star.
Willamette Week  |  Rebecca Jacobson  |  07-30-2014  |  Tech

The Last Milenew

Rural communities and small tech companies are at risk of falling behind if high-speed broadband efforts don't light up the dark fiber in their towns.
Eugene Weekly  |  Camilla Mortensen  |  07-18-2014  |  Tech

The Age of the Brogrammernew

Solving tech's diversity problem may be a key to saving San Francisco.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez  |  07-18-2014  |  Tech

Can Tech in Oakland Become More Inclusive?new

A new business incubator that plans to help hardware startup companies is part of a larger effort to grow manufacturing jobs in the city.
East Bay Express  |  Julian Mark  |  05-08-2014  |  Tech

Subject: MailChimpnew

Re: Ben Chestnut and Dan Kurzius sent 70 billion emails last year
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Wyatt Williams  |  04-03-2014  |  Tech

Digital Warriornew

Remembering an internet activist and innovator who fought to liberate knowledge in our annual Freedom of Information coverage.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Guardian Staff Writers  |  03-12-2014  |  Tech

Hacking for Changenew

Oakland's first Startup Weekend focuses on how technology can help improve black male achievement.
East Bay Express  |  Zaineb Mohammed  |  02-10-2014  |  Tech

Breaking the Code: Gender Stereotypes Hinder Women in Tech Fieldsnew

In 2011, women held 57 percent of all professional positions in the country but only 25 percent of technology jobs, according to U.S. Department of Labor statistics. Does the Asheville, N.C. area buck the trend, and why should it matter?
Mountain Xpress  |  Caitlin Byrd  |  11-07-2013  |  Tech

The Police Are Following You — on Twitternew

The surprisingly savvy social media efforts of the Vermont State Police.
Seven Days  |  Tyler Machado  |  10-17-2013  |  Tech

The Startup Jargon Glossarynew

A handy guide for deciphering tech-scene talk
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Staff  |  10-10-2013  |  Tech

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