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Identity and Biometrics: What’s Going on with Age Verification?

  The year 2017 marked the first time ever that half of the world’s population got online. Today, internet connection and social media use clocks in at 5 billion and 4.7 billion users Read more

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Clean Energy Sets $1.1 Trillion Record That’s Bound to Be Broken
January 26, 2023

(Bloomberg) — Last year was a double milestone for decarbonizing the world’s energy system. It was the first year when investment in the energy transition equaled global investment in fossil fuels, according to the latest data release from clean energy research group BloombergNEF. The money flowing into the upstream, midstream and downstream segments of oil and gas, and […]

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American Airlines Sees Profit Above Estimates on Steady Demand
January 26, 2023

(Bloomberg) — American Airlines Group Inc. expects profit this year to exceed estimates following a slow start, as steady demand for air travel keeps an industry recovery going into 2023. Full-year adjusted earnings will be $2.50 to $3.50 a share, the Fort Worth, Texas-based carrier said in a statement Thursday that also detailed fourth-quarter results. […]

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Chipotle Seeks to Hire 15,000 Workers Amid Tech Layoffs
January 26, 2023

(Bloomberg) — Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is adding 15,000 jobs across its North American locations — a sign that demand for restaurant food is robust despite high inflation and economic uncertainty. The burrito chain’s hiring push is meant to ensure its more than 3,000 US restaurants are fully staffed for the company’s busiest season, which […]

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Identity and Biometrics: What’s Going on with Age Verification?
January 19, 2023

The year 2017 marked the first time ever that half of the world’s population got online. Today, internet connection and social media use clocks in at 5 billion and 4.7 billion users respectively – over half of the world’s population and growing. For many nations around the world, internet traffic for age-appropriate content is […]

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How the “Father of Modern Time” Helped Build the Internet
April 6, 2021

Bringing together leaders, lawmakers and lawbreakers. Host Luke Fox explores how innovations in business and technology are redefining our trust in security measures.   There are many components of trust throughout the internet, and most people don’t realize how far those layers of trust go back. The Trust Revolution looked backward to the internet’s early days and […]

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T-Mobile Bets on New Remote Work Standard
March 19, 2021

Remote work has become the norm over the past year, but reopening is on the horizon. With workers flocking back to offices sooner rather than later, will remote work stick around, or was it mostly a passing trend? On this MarketScale Industry Update, host Hilary Kennedy tackled that loaded question.   A recent study by […]

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How VoIP Technology Prevented a Mass Work Stoppage
February 8, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a series of unprecedented challenges for most companies. During 2020, social distancing and national lockdowns forced many businesses to shut down completely. Those companies lucky enough to survive the blow were put in an uncomfortable situation that saw both employees and employers trying to adapt to remote working as fast […]

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Biden Administration’s EdTech Plan: Bridge the Student Digital Divide
January 28, 2021

With a new administration comes new policy visions, and the Biden administration has already vocalized some priorities for the United States’ education system. Reporting out of The 74 Million asserts that the new administration is pointing to the digital divide amongst students as one of the first inequities it plans to tackle, as millions of […]

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16 Predictions for Higher-Ed Technology in 2021
January 5, 2021

When we posted our 2020 predictions on January 1 last year, we–along with the majority of the world–definitely didn’t anticipate the curveball that was (and continues to be) the global COVID-19 pandemic. 2020 has been called a dumpster fire, the worst year in recent memory, and more. While online learning was already growing in popularity in higher […]

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Midco Communications Taps Clearfield to Help Break Broadband Barriers by Topping Structures with Wireless Backhaul Solutions
December 9, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS– December 1, 2020 – Clearfield, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLFD), the specialist in fiber management for communication service providers, today announced that Midco Communications (Midco) is utilizing its Clearfield YOURx™ Flex Box, Clearview® Blue Cassette, FieldShield® FLATdrop and fiber cables to cost effectively create higher bandwidth point-to-point wireless backhaul connections in its network. Clearfield and Midco collaborated to craft a unique approach to bringing fiber […]

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How Shared Spectrum Connectivity Benefits Distance Learning
November 11, 2020

Today’s students, teachers, and administrative staff are facing unprecedented connectivity challenges as the 2020 school year brings more and more distance learning options. School districts’ commitment to the “no child left behind” mission takes on a new meaning with today’s technology and learning formats, as students must now have access to reliable, secure internet service in order […]

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New Report Reveals Urgent Need for Off-Campus Internet
November 10, 2020

While E-rate remains a crucial program for schools and libraries to ensure connectivity, the COVID-19 pandemic brought attention to the need for increased flexibility and funds for off-campus learning. In the 10th annual E-rate Trends Report, based on with a record-breaking 2,138 responses submitted by E-rate applicants, Funds For Learning offers an inside look at the […]

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