Posts tagged Microsoft
Connecting Rural America Microsoft Pushes to End Broadband Gap in Rural Areas

OMAHA (DTN) -- Tech giant Microsoft is working to eliminate the broadband gap in rural areas, but the company needs rural residents' help to accomplish that goal, a company executive said on Wednesday. Speaking at the Nebraska Rural Futures Institute on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus, Shelley McKinley, Microsoft general manager of technology and corporate responsibility, said high-speed internet in rural areas is now a necessity of life, and the push to expand access is similar to providing electricity to rural areas in the 20th century.

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Microsoft forms rural broadband advocacy group called Connect Americans Now | VentureBeat

Microsoft announced today that it will be launching a coalition called Connect Americans Now (CAN) to advocate for the FCC to eliminate regulatory hurdles that the group says are standing in the way of more widespread rural broadband deployment.

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The New Kid on the Block(chain) - Part 1

With so many twists and turns in the plot over the last year, here are a few notable highlights of blockchain adoption for smart development, collaboration, and potential threats, as we watch the drama continuing to unfold.

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Microsoft will renovate Silicon Valley campus into its ‘smartest, greenest office yet’ – GeekWire

A week after announcing plans for a historic redevelopment of its original Redmond, Wash., headquarters, Microsoft this morning unveiled plans to overhaul its 32-acre campus in Mountain View, Calif., saying the revamped facility will achieve new environmental milestones for tech office buildings.

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Navigant Research Leaderboard: Smart City Suppliers

This Navigant Research Leaderboard examines the strategy and execution of 16 leading smart city suppliers with the capacity to provide leadership on large-scale smart city projects spanning multiple operational and service areas.

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