Orchid Agency, a Silicon Valley Marketing Agency Focused on Growing Early Stage, B2B Startups

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SAN FRANCISCO, March 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today Orchid Agency, a new Silicon Valley marketing agency, launched extended services focused on accelerating growth for early-stage, business-to-business (B2B) tech startups. The firm delivers specialized, innovative and modern marketing services to pre-series A startups.

The company’s broad portfolio of marketing services is tailored towards the needs of each client. From product marketing, messaging and positioning, brand development, marketing automation, website development, demand generation, sales development, go-to-market strategy to investor outreach and relationship; Orchid provides a comprehensive and unparalleled set of services that are truly

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Smart cities need an audit plan for IoT – Stacey on IoT

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Cities may soon get a significant influx of federal cash, as the Biden administration appears ready to write a multitrillion-dollar bill that would fund repairs to existing roads, bridges, water treatment plants, and other critical infrastructure while also investing in new technology tied to mobility, the environment, and digital initiatives — including IoT.

But as state and city officials evaluate digital investments, they should look to best practices that have been established over the last few years, as they are designed to support the building of smart infrastructure optimized for citizen needs, not collection traps optimized for the vendors that

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Elissa Slotkin hosting telephone town hall tonight on American Rescue Plan | News

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U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) is hosting a telephone town hall Monday, March 15, focused on the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan signed by President Joe Biden last week. 

The town hall will begin at 7 p.m. tonight and you must register at least one hour prior to attend. You can register at https://slotkin.house.gov/live

Slotkin will take questions from 8th District constituents regarding the American Rescue Plan, which provides over $10.3 billion in direct funding for Michigan and its county and local governments.This includes nearly $400 million for Oakland County and its local governments. 

Stotkin was re-elected to her

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New partnership offers BCC students path to ASU

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Barstow Community College announced a new partnership with Arizona State University to support academic preparedness and continue to grow an ecosystem of transfer student success.

Among the benefits of BCC’s Universal Articulation agreement with ASU — MyPath2ASU — are degree options tailored to the college’s needs, within the university’s requirements. 

“Through student support collaboration, academic alignment, term-to-term persistence and transfer outcome strategies, students are ensured a smooth transition to the university and the support essential for student success,” the college said in a statement.

The agreement ensures course applicability by assisting students with taking courses that apply to their associate

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What Is Starlink? SpaceX’s Much-Hyped Satellite Internet Service Explained

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(Credit: Nickolas Friedrich)

What is Starlink? Technically speaking, it’s a satellite internet system. But to average web users, it’s a potential godsend.

Am I exaggerating? Not really. If you live in a city or a big suburb, you probably enjoy fast internet speeds, maybe at 1Gbps or beyond. But imagine enduring internet speeds at 20Mbps, or even as low as 0.8Mbps, every day. What’s worse, your home only has one or two internet service providers to choose from, leaving you stranded with crummy service. 

Unfortunately, millions of people across the US, and the globe, are stuck in this very situation.

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Digi updates its postpaid mobile plans to offer more savings

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Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Digi) has updated its lineup of postpaid mobile plans for easier Internet use, removing quota partitions and avoiding speed caps.

The new lineup consists of five postpaid plans with pricing matching its name: Postpaid 40 (RM40), Postpaid 60 (RM60), Postpaid 90 (RM90), Postpaid 120 (RM120) and Postpaid 150 (RM150).

The plans come with the following monthly data caps: 10GB, 25GB, 50GB, 65GB and 85GB, respectively. All plans also come with unlimited calls to all networks.

In a press release, Digi stated that the new plans were meant to help Malaysians stretch their Ringgit during the pandemic

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