Most Indiana leaders and politicians agree that providing every Hoosier with a high-speed broadband connection is a worthy goal, if not a high priority. But they disagree over how to accomplish and pay for it.
The decision comes as newspaper and broadcasting industries say they need the changes to deal with growing competition from the internet and cable companies.
Boulder, Colorado-based Zayo Group Holdings Inc. expects to close the transaction during the second half of 2021. IFN officials say they are confident the deal will grow the firm’s presence here.
The funding will allow elementary schools, high schools and libraries to purchase Wi-Fi hotspots, modems and routers for students, and also fund the Internet service that those devices use.
The digital giant has been working on proposals to remove from Chrome so-called third party cookies, which are snippets of code used by a website’s advertisers to record browsing history in order to show users personalized ads.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai called the awards the “single largest step ever taken to bridge the digital divide.”
In the learn-from-home world, educators are encountering friction when extending regular classroom discipline and decorum into young people’s previously private spaces.
If countries don’t all agree on the new tax rules, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development warned there’s a risk of a global trade war triggered by individual countries launching their own digital services taxes to help their recovery from the pandemic.
The lawsuit, filed this month filed by the cities of Indianapolis, Fishers, Valparaiso and Evansville, argues that major video streaming services must pay a 5% franchise fee of gross revenue to the localities where their customers reside.
Amazon received government approval to put more than 3,200 satellites into orbit with the goal of beaming internet service to earth. The company said it will spend $10 billion on the initiative.
Our society already relies on the internet for education, jobs and personal needs, yet 666,000 people in Indiana live without access to high-speed internet.
The company blamed an internet-traffic issue that caused problems with its network for the outage, which began at noon Monday and lasted until early Tuesday.
Amrou Awaysheh, an IU Kelley School of Business assistant professor of operations management, is building an IoT-based system he says can save factories $100 million annually in verified energy savings.
The Indianapolis-based shopping mall giant announced Wednesday morning that it is partnering with Rue Gilt Groupe to create an online site that will allow users to shop for more than 300,000 products from at least 2,000 designers.
The next generation of wireless internet will provide super-fast service, longer battery lives and a wealth of capabilities. But it comes at what some view as an aesthetic cost.
ClearObject, a Fishers-based tech firm, this week rolled out its latest product and announced a new partnership with computing giant IBM that company officials said will help significantly grow their business.
Politicians and outside antitrust analysts have expressed concern in recent years that Google controls too much of the online digital ad process.