Tag Archives: America

How America Is Breaking Public Education

Special education teacher Lamikco Magee of Amherst cheers during a rally for public education at the Boston Common on May 19, 2017. Participants called for full funding for public education, less testing and more learning, and equitable access to quality education for all students. Image credit: Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe/Getty Images. The ultimate dream of public education is incredibly ... Read More »

America to Dump Obama-Era ‘Net Neutrality’ Which Gives Free, Open Internet

The head of the US Federal Communications Commission unveiled plans on Tuesday to scrap landmark 2015 rules intended to ensure a free and open Internet, moving to give broadband service providers sweeping power over what content consumers can access. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, a Republican appointed by President Donald Trump in January, said the regulatory agency will vote at a December 14 meeting on his plan ... Read More »

Microsoft proposing $10B program to bring broadband internet to rural America

Sherry Scott, a schoolteacher in southern Virginia, tests a new broadcast internet system as part of a pilot program by Microsoft and Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities to extend access to more rural students. (Microsoft) In an event scheduled for Tuesday in Washington, D.C., Microsoft plans to propose using technology it helped develop as a cornerstone of an effort to connect the ... Read More »

CES 2017: Volkswagen gives America view of I.D at Vegas

Volkswagen has embarked on the road to building a new image for itself in the United States by showcasing its new I.D electric hatchback at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show. This is their first major future model to be showcased in the U.S post the Dieselgate scandal as well as their intended pathway of offering a full electric car range ... Read More »

Ford announces 6,80,000 cars recall over front seat belt issue in North America

American automaker Ford has announced recall of around 6,80,000 units of the midsized sedans mainly from North America. The company has raised concerns over front seat belts failing to hold people in event of a crash. The recall list includes – Ford Fusion manufactured between 2013 to 2016, Lincoln MKZ manufactured between 2013 to 2015 and Mondeo cars which were ... Read More »

Huawei’s phone sales in Latin America hits 10 million milestone

Huawei has revealed that their smartphone sales in Latin America has crossed the 10 million milestone. The revelation was made by the company’s Senior Vice President Yu Chengdong, who also shared a celebratory poster featuring popular football player Lionel Messi. The Chinese company has plans to expand its presence in South America, evident from the fact that the firm has ... Read More »

A $19 trillion ‘virtual revolution’ is coming and america is lagging: Cisco’s Chambers

the world is going through a new “virtual revolution” that might have 10 instances the monetary effect that the internet had, including $19 trillion to the global financial system, but the U.S. is getting left behind, thegovernment chairman of Cisco warned Thursday. throughout a CNBC-hosted session on the Viva technology convention in Paris, John Chambers outlinedhow nations including Israel, India ... Read More »

An industrial recession may be engulfing America

The U.S. economy may have an industrial-sized problem. In their earnings calls, several companies have warned of an industrial or manufacturing recession. And economic data appear to be lending additional credence to their concerns, given weak manufacturing activity in January and markedly slow durable goods orders in December. “We don’t have enough data to know” that the U.S. is heading ... Read More »