About a third of Pennsylvania’s schools need better Wi-Fi access, according to data from the Education Superhighway, a nonprofit focused on tracking internet access for schools across the country.
Source: Report: Some Western Pa. schools need faster internet | TribLIVE
Daniell Rider posted a photo last Thursday to the company’s Facebook page of a display of cotton stems on a shelf at a Hobby Lobby store and demanded the retailer remove the product.
Source: Woman’s complaint about Hobby Lobby cotton display goes viral | WBNS-10TV Columbus, Ohio | Columbus News, Weather & Sports
The Department of Homeland Security issued a directive barring use of the Russian company’s product.
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke ordered that Kaspersky Lab software be barred from federal government networks while giving agencies a timeline to get rid of it.
Source: U.S. bans use of Kaspersky software in federal agencies amid concerns of Russian espionage
In a report released by Ookla using data collected from speedtest.net, both mobile and fixed broadband connections have shown significant growth in speed over the past year. Thanks to improving technologies such as DOCSIS 3.1, wider availability of faster plans…
Source: Annual US broadband report shows significant improvements in internet speeds
YouTube has come a long way since its humble beginnings in early 2005. Whereas the site originally only supported 320 x 240 resolution clips at an aspect ratio of 4:3, it’s now possible to watch videos on nearly any Internet-connected device in SD, HD, 4K, 360, 3D and of course, live.
Source: YouTube stays fresh with new look on desktop and mobile
Kentucky Fried Chicken, or KFC as it is now branded, has never been a company afraid of doing strange things to get noticed. It has released songs, comic books, and gadgets like photo printers, USB chargers, and Bluetooth game controllers…
Source: KFC’s bizarre VR training game locks you in a room until you learn to cook chicken the ‘hard way’
Market research firm eMarketer on Monday reduced its usage estimates for Facebook users under the age of 25 – an issue that some competing social media platforms aren’t expected to face.
Source: Facebook is losing teens to Instagram and Snapchat
The web hosting company acts after The Daily Stormer disparaged a woman who died in protests in Virginia.
Source: GoDaddy expels neo-Nazi site over article on Charlottesville victim – BBC News
Traditional retailer Walmart is coming back big time. And it is beating on-line retailer Amazon.
Source: Walmart Beats Amazon