Web Development Program Allows Youth To Support Small Businesses, Gain Skills

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Pictured above is a screenshot of the home page of Mama Sambusa Kitchen’s new website that was designed by
a student in the Office of Economic Development and Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle’s Youth Web Design
Program. The program provides an opportunity for students of color to learn web design and create websites for
Black-owned, small businesses that were without or had a limited web presence prior to the pandemic.

By Aaron Allen, The Seattle Medium

The City of Seattle, through the Office of Economic Development (OED), and the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle recently launched their Youth Web

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Federal money to SpaceX may hurt public broadband efforts in Washington state

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Melissa Santos is a reporter for Crosscut, where this story first appeared.

SpaceX’s Starlink antenna connects with a network of satellites to provide high-speed internet access. (SpaceX Starlink Photo)

You might think Russ Elliott would be pleased about private companies winning $223 million in federal subsidies to expand broadband in rural Washington state. Instead, Elliott — the director of the state’s broadband office — is frustrated.

He’s under direction from Washington’s Legislature to bring the entire state up to superfast internet speeds by 2028. Yet in December, the federal government announced plans to award hundreds of millions of

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GBT Researching Remote Operated Robotics Technology for Medical Applications Other OTC:GTCH

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SAN DIEGO, March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GBT Technologies Inc. (OTC PINK: GTCH) (“GBT” or the “Company”), is continuing its research with AI based, robotics technology for the medical field. The research is now focused on remote operation robotics for use in medical procedures. Remote controlled robots, using mechanical arms are aimed to assist surgeons providing significant advantages when it comes to delicate surgeries and procedures. A surgeon may operate a robotic mechanism using a remote computer or a console. The advantage of using a robotic system is producing high precision incisions and procedures that are much

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HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and more (UK)

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The Web Development Master Class Certification Bundle is a six-pronged course by leading online training provider . Through 35 hours of training, you’ll learn about HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap, PHP, MySQL, and more. 

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Google: Update your Chat app for a pure Chrome desktop experience

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Google is killing off its existing Google Chat app this month and making it a Chrome-based Progressive Web App (PWA) that behaves like a native desktop app.

Google issued the alert to its customers using Workspace, the office productivity suite previously known as G Suite. 

The old Google Chat app was built with Electron, a framework for developing apps using the server-side JavaScript runtime, node.js, and Google’s high-powered JavaScript engine, V8.

SEE: VPN: Picking a provider and troubleshooting tips (free PDF) (TechRepublic)

“If you or your users are still using the old version of desktop Google Chat, you should upgrade

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C Spire Fiber expands availability of ultra-fast Gigabit internet on Mississippi Gulf Coast | State

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OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss., March 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — C Spire Fiber, which offers Mississippi’s fastest internet, is accepting consumer pre-orders now and will begin construction later this month for its ultra-fast, fiber-based Gigabit internet access and related services in Ocean Springs, one of the state’s most popular seaside destinations and a renowned arts community.

“We appreciate C Spire choosing our community for this game-changing investment” – Ocean Springs Mayor Shea Dobson

The broadband division of C Spire, a Mississippi-based diversified telecommunications and technology services company, will start construction on the next-generation technology later this month in 11

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