Texas Gov talks about increasing broadband access across state

Andreas Milano

In Texas, experts say more than 9 million people don’t have a broadband internet connection.

BEAUMONT, Texas — Texas Governor Greg Abbott is visiting Southeast Texas Monday to highlight legislation to increase broadband access across the state.

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Video above is from December 2020.)

Abbot will be joined by Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan, Representative Trent Ashby, and Hamshire-Fannett Independent School District superintendent Dwaine Augustine at a news conference at Hamshire-Fannett Elementary School. 

Ashby is the author of legislation that aims to increase broadband access in Texas.

In Texas, experts say more than 9 million people don’t have a

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Atlantia shareholders scrap motorway unit spin-off plan

Andreas Milano

Bloomberg

Abu Dhabi Wants to Revolutionize How Middle East Oil Is Sold

(Bloomberg) — Tucked between the Gulf of Oman and a craggy mountain range, the dusty port Fujairah isn’t an obvious base from which to try and revolutionize the Middle East’s oil markets.But on Monday, when Abu Dhabi begins selling futures contracts for its oil and then shipping the barrels from Fujairah, it will mark an aggressive shift by the emirate. It hopes to change the way nearly one-fifth of the world’s crude is priced.Persian Gulf states pump nearly 20 million barrels of oil a day and Abu Dhabi

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Developer Will Pitch Plan To Build 56-Unit Apartment Complex On Project Logan Site In April

Andreas Milano

LOGAN SQUARE — Neighbors will have the opportunity to weigh in on a development planned for the Project Logan site at a community meeting next month.

Developer Stanislaw Pluta wants a zoning change to build a five-story, 56-unit apartment complex at 2934-40 W. Medill St., a site currently home to Project Logan, a four-sided graffiti wall curated by longtime graffiti artists and admired by many.

The plan also calls for a 56-space parking lot and ground-floor commercial space. Of the 56 apartments, eight would be reserved as affordable housing. The rest would be market-rate.

Ald. Daniel La Spata’s 1st Ward

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What Does a Google Partnership Mean for Wix?

Andreas Milano

On March 24, Wix.com (NASDAQ:WIX), the website development and hosting platform, announced a new addition to its existing partnership with search expert Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL). The two have worked together over the years to help anyone build the internet presence they want, and this integration is just one more step in the process.

But the newest element of their partnership could be a big stepping stone for Wix.

Why is this integration such a big deal?

According to Statista.com, Google boasts a 92% market share among search engines. For businesses, this means that Google is not only the

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City board hears internet service plan

Andreas Milano

Siloam Springs may consider trying to add internet to its list of utilities.

City directors heard a presentation from Clarksville Connected Utilities General Manager John Lester about municipal fiber optic broadband internet during a workshop on March 16.

Lester said Clarksville has taken the plunge and started offering internet service to its utility customers.

“We think it’s important for municipalities to have innovative solutions to community issues,” Lester said.

Along with giving the board information about his background and about the history of Clarksville’s utilities, Lester spoke about the city’s journey into broadband internet.

Clarksville began its journey into the

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IISc Bangalore offers MTech in Quantum Technology; applications close March 31

Andreas Milano

Indian Institute of Science or IISc Bangalore, has invited online applications for its MTech in Quantum Technology course under its IISc Quantum Technology Initiative (IQTI). Interested and eligible candidates can apply at admissions.iisc.ac.in till March 31.

The MTech in Quantum Technology course will commence in August 2021 for a 2-year multi-disciplinary program, including a project at the end.

The program will have the following four thrust areas: Quantum Computation and Simulation, Quantum Communications, Quantum Measurement and Sensing and Materials for Quantum Technologies.

Eligibility criteria

Eligibility requirements include a BE, BTech or equivalent degree in any engineering discipline, or four-year BS,

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