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How Technology is Helping People Get to the Polls

Posted by Caroline Witts Mon, Jul 25, 2016

Are you registered to vote? Do you wish you were but don’t know how? Google’s got you covered. The most popular search engine in the world has recently added a new feature. Now whenever someone searches “how to register to vote”, Google directly provides you with comprehensive instructions. No digging through links required.

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Topics: New Technology

Are We Entering a Post-App Era?

Posted by Caroline Witts Wed, Jun 22, 2016

The Huffington Post recently published an article discussing the future of apps for smart phones. The article focused on the recent decline of app sales and how we may be entering a “post app” era. Meaning we may be looking at a future where our screens and screens of apps are all replaced by artificially intelligent operating systems.

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Topics: New Technology, google, operating systems

The best headphones for less than $200 (new technology buys)

Posted by Alyssa Steen Wed, Jan 27, 2016

Since the invention of the cassette player, headphones have become more and more of a staple for everyday life. The problem that many people face now a days is, what kind of headphones should you buy?

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Topics: New Technology

Top 10 Holiday Tech Gift Ideas of 2015

Posted by Chelsea Foster Tue, Dec 01, 2015

The Holidays are fast approaching and that means that it is important to start being on the lookout for the coolest and most useful tech gifts for the special people on your list. This top 10 list will provide you with the most practical and tech savvy gifts this holiday season.

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Topics: New Technology

New Technology: Amazon Dash Buttons Usher in New Era of Convenience

Posted by Philip Tang Fri, Apr 03, 2015

Laziness and convenience go hand in hand, but Amazon's latest creation has taken the former to extraordinary new heights. That in itself is an astonishing feat, considering how easy it is to order almost anything through a few mouse clicks - a sofa, TV, food, you name it. 

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Topics: New Technology

Information Technology Buzzwords You Need to Know

Posted by Cathie Briggette Fri, Mar 20, 2015

 1. Software Designed Networking (SDN) – “Software Defined Networking (SDN) is enabling organizations to accelerate application deployment and delivery, dramatically reducing IT costs through policy-enabled workflow automation. SDN technology enables cloud architectures by delivering automated, on-demand application delivery and mobility at scale. SDN enhances the benefits of data center virtualization, increasing resource flexibility and utilization and reducing infrastructure costs and overhead.

SDN accomplishes these business objectives by converging the management of network and application services into centralized, extensible orchestration platforms that can automate the provisioning and configuration of the entire infrastructure. Common centralized IT policies bring together disparate IT groups and workflows. The result is a modern infrastructure that can deliver new applications and services in minutes, rather than days or weeks required in the past.

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Topics: New Technology

Boston Mayor's Implementation of New Technology

Posted by Philip Tang Fri, Mar 13, 2015

Boston's Mayor Martin J. Walsh recently wrote for the Huffington Postsharing some ways the city has integrated new technology to boost its problem-solving capabilties.  The essence of a Mayor's job, according to Walsh, is "meeting people's challenges, solving problems and getting things done."  New technology is the engine by which these tasks can be accomplished.

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Topics: New Technology

FCC Vote Approves Net Neutrality, Title II Reclassification

Posted by Philip Tang Fri, Feb 27, 2015

Yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) held a meeting to vote on crucial matters about net neutrality.  The major issue of contention involved reclassifying the internet as a telecommunications service under Title II authority .

February 26, 2015 shall go down in history as a landmark event for the preservation of freedom on the internet.  Or that's the hope, at least.    

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Topics: New Technology, Technology Improvements

Net Neutrality: Challenges Facing FCC's Title II Reclassification

Posted by Philip Tang Fri, Feb 13, 2015

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Topics: New Technology, IT Services, Technology Improvements

White House Recommends 6 Policy Changes to Improve Big Data

Posted by Philip Tang Fri, Feb 06, 2015

Big data has become ubiquitous, an intangible shadow looming over our lives even if we're not always aware of that fact.  The cost of data collection, storage and processing has declined, facilitating the advent of big data.  Companies treat it as a currency, a tool to further their aspirations.  But some, such as Target, Sony, and Anthem, have paid a high cost for this tool.

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Topics: New Technology, Data Security