Microsoft Wants to Get Rural America Online Using TV Signals

The goal is to get two million rural Americans connected from 12 different states over the next five years using white space broadband. The quality and speed of your Internet connection relies entirely on the infrastructure available to Internet Service Providers covering your local area. Typically, those in rural locations have very little choice, ancient […]

Microsoft Wants to Get Rural America Online Using TV Signals

The goal is to get two million rural Americans connected from 12 different states over the next five years using white space broadband. The quality and speed of your Internet connection relies entirely on the infrastructure available to Internet Service Providers covering your local area. Typically, those in rural locations have very little choice, ancient […]

AllClear ID

If you’ve been the victim of a mass data breach (like me), you may have read that the company that failed to safeguard your information is trying to make amends. This is often achieved by providing several months or years of credit monitoring and identity theft protection . AllClear ID is one of the services […]

FCC: Yeah, We’re Gonna Go Ahead and Scrap Net Neutrality Rules

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai today formally circulated an order that would gut the net neutrality rules put in place under President Obama. “In 2015, the prior FCC bowed to pressure from President Obama. On a party-line vote, it imposed heavy-handed, utility-style regulations upon the internet. That decision was a mistake. It’s depressed investment in building […]

busuu

Online language-learning app busuu sits somewhere between a complementary study app that you would use in tandem with a full classroom course, and an online program for self-study. It isn’t as rigorous or intense as Rosetta Stone, but it has more core learning content than apps meant primarily for studying, such as Memrise, TinyCards, or […]