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This town is running an experiment that could help bring internet to millions of people

Thomas Hedger BLANK SPACES This town is running an experiment that could help bring internet to millions of people By Mike Murphy in Sault Ste. Marie, MichiganNovember 20, 2018 “You see that hill over there beyond the tree line? That’s Canada.” Pointing northwest, Steve Mason leads me and Cory Heigl, his boss at Packerland Communications, a local internet provider in ... Read More »

Microsoft Wants To Bring High-Speed Internet To Millions Of Americans In Rural Areas

Microsoft reportedly plans to announce a proposal to tap the unused spaces between television broadcasts to deliver high-speed broadband internet to more than 2 million Americans. The unused channels between TV broadcasts are called white spaces and they’re typically set aside for television channels, but they can also send internet data. Microsoft wants to use these white spaces to enhance broadband access in rural ... Read More »

This private equity giant wants to give landlords millions — here’s how

Brian Russo has been a real estate investor in Florida for two decades. During the housing crisis, he bought dozens of distressed homes, which he turned into rentals. He paid cash for all of them. In today’s market, cash is still king among investors because loans on investment properties are extremely expensive. Interest rates can be in the double digits, ... Read More »

The standoff over the transgender ‘lavatory invoice’ is costing tens of millions

The financial energy of the LGBT rights motion is set to be put to the check within the standoff over a so-called “toilet invoice” in North Carolina. LGBT advocates are renewing their requires boycotts after North Carolina legislators adjourned past dueFriday with out making great adjustments to the regulation, which calls for transgender human beings to apply public toilets and ... Read More »

Millions Hit by US Personnel Data Hack Still Have Not Been Told

The US government has not yet notified any of the 21.5 million federal employees and contractors whose security clearance data was hacked more than three months ago, officials acknowledged on Tuesday. The agency whose data was hacked, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), said the Defense Department will begin “later this month” to notify employees and contractors across the government ... Read More »