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  1. At long last, Childwold gets broadband serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Watertown Daily Times

    Not quite in time for Christmas but still a welcome gift, the residents of Childwold will get broadband service for Internet, phone and television starting Dec. 29. Slic Network Solutions Inc., Nicholville, will be providing high-speed Internet, phone and television services to the area. Slic often builds its infrastructure into rural locales.


  2. DISH, Comcast SportsNet reach deal in regional disputeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Satellite TV provider DISH Network Corp and Comcast Corp's SportsNet have reached a deal allowing the cable giant's regional sports networks to remain on-air for DISH subscribers, DISH said on Saturday. The two pay-TV companies have been in negotiations over whether DISH would drop Comcast's regional sports network, threatening access to televised games for satellite-TV customers in the Chicago, San Francisco and Washington areas.


  3. DrQuine The classification of the Internet as a utility is necessary...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | EETimes

    The classification of the Internet as a utility is necessary and overdue. For most of us it is more important than the telephone.


  4. Urgent Need for Reclassification of Internet as a UtilityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | EETimes

    The classification of the Internet as a utility is necessary and overdue. For most of us it is more important than the telephone.


  5. Defiant Sony scrambles to find way out for 'Interview'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

    Will any company step up and help Sony Pictures show the world "The Interview?" This weekend the embattled movie studio is in active discussions with potential distribution partners, figuring out if there's a way forward for the film that provoked a crippling cyberattack, an FBI investigation and a presidential critique of the company. Netflix, YouTube and major movie theater owners are not commenting.


  6. Four ways 2014 was a pivotal year for the InternetRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Herald Democrat

    Sound familiar? That's what Internet pioneer Robert Metcalfe predicted in 1995 when he wrote that spiraling demands on the fledgling network would cause the Internet to "catastrophically collapse" by 1996.


  7. Cutting the Cord: Happiness is a cut cord, surveyaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | USA Today

    Cutting the Cord: Happiness is a cut cord, survey says Most cord cutters are happy that they parted with their pay-TV provider, a new survey finds. Check out this story on Nearly eight out of 10 cord cutters have no intention of returning to cable and are happy they dropped their pay-TV subscription, based on the 556 cord-cutters the firm surveyed last month.


  8. CenturyLink strikes cable TV deal with Portland; service could begin in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    CenturyLink has reached agreement with Portland officials on terms of a new cable TV franchise for the company, opening the door for it to begin service as soon as next year. Formal approval is a months-long process that will drag into spring, but CenturyLink doesn't have to wait.


  9. The road to municipal Internet: Boulder benefits from Longmont's journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | LongmontFYI

    While most national telecommunications companies use fiber-optic cable as the backbone to their network, very few offer "fiber to the home" and instead connect homes to the larger network via coaxial cable, which transmits data more slowly.


  10. BlackBerry works with Boeing on phone that self-destructsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | HawaiiNews

    BlackBerry Ltd is working with Boeing Co on Boeing's high-security Android-based smartphone, the Canadian mobile technology company's chief executive said on Friday. The Boeing Black phone being developed by the Chicago-based aerospace and defense contractor, which is best known for jetliners and fighter planes, can self-destruct if it is tampered with.


  11. Ski season may be a bit late, but bowl season is right on timeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    For some folks there are five seasons. Winter, spring, summer, fall and bowl season.


  12. Another Reason Amazon and Netflix Will Crush Cable TVRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    Amazon isn't the first to make this move -- Netflix began streaming House of Cards and Breaking Bad in 4K months ago -- but it is significant, as it allows owners of high-end, 4K television sets to take advantage of their displays. Most traditional cable providers, in contrast, do not currently offer 4K streaming, and they may not for some time.


  13. Groton Xfinity store aims to make the virtual realRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Day

    David Ferris of New London uses a video kiosk Friday to shop for services at the new Comcast Xfinity store in Groton. The 4,500-square-foot store, which opened this month, offers a homey atmosphere where customers can learn how to take full advantage of the communications company's wide range of services.


  14. Are Foreign Bonds Worth The Risk?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Excellent piece here by Michael Batnick on foreign bonds. Michael and I both agreed that John Bogle was wrong to say that an investor should shun foreign stocks, but what about foreign bonds? There's a lot to like about foreign bonds.


  15. Google Delays Fiber Roll OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsFactor

    Cities on Google's proposed short list for high-speed Internet service will have to wait a bit longer, as the search giant has put off its announcement until early next year. In February Google said it was exploring the possibility of bringing its Fiber project to 34 additional cities in nine metropolitan regions across the U.S. speeds far faster than those currently available in many parts of the country.


  16. The North Korean MenaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Weekly Standard

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  17. UALR team declared champs in academic challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | KATV Little Rock

    A team of students from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has taken first place honors following their winning presentation in a branding competition. The team won the annual AT&T Campus Brand Challenge in Dallas.


  18. GreenwoodRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 |

    After long-time city/county engineer Larry Smith decided to retire earlier this month, Greenwood County did not have to look long or hard to find the perfect replacement. GREENWOOD - When Justin Bradley went to work at Dollywood in 2000, soon after graduating from Lander University, he was looking for a job, not a career.


  19. LakelandsRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 |

    GREENWOOD, S.C. CenturyLink, Inc. has implemented a new four-region structure within the U.S., and has named Kevin McCarter president of its east region, which includes Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont and West Virginia. COLUMBIA, S.C. Reinicke Athens, Inc. , a Georgia-based leading industrial contractor, is investing $4.5 million to establish manufacturing operations in Laurens County.


  20. N.H. customers continue FairPoint complaints, as negotiations stallRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    At 2 p.m. the day before Thanksgiving, a tree knocked down power and telecommunication lines outside Sarah Grund's home in Boscawen. Despite repeated calls to FairPoint Communications, no one came to restore service or remove the wires that were sitting in snow, Grund said.