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NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Completes Successful Unmanned First Mission
Dec 5, 2014 11:30 am
An unmanned test flight of NASA’s new Orion spacecraft was successful this morning, flying higher than any human-rated...more »
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December 5, 2014

Blumenthal Warns of Mobile Shopping App Dangers

by Christine Stuart | December 5, 2014 1:12pm

Christine Stuart photo U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal wants consumers to beware of the dangers of using mobile shopping applications.

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June 13, 2014

Database of State Information Could Trigger Start-Ups

by Madeline Stocker | June 13, 2014 11:00am

Connecticut's Data Portal A recently-launched database will give Connecticut citizens unprecedented access to widespread amounts of raw government data, information that has been previously unpublished or buried deep in the recesses of agency websites.

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May 27, 2014

Nappier Calls On Google To Disclose Lobbying Activity

by Christine Stuart | May 27, 2014 11:00am

Courtesy of the Center for Responsive Politics The Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds, along with a coalition of institutional investors, called on tech giant Google Inc. to increase its disclosure of its lobbying activities.

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May 14, 2014

ANALYSIS | Connecticut Astronaut Arrives Home on Russian Soyuz to Uncertain Political Environment

by Lon Seidman | May 14, 2014 5:49am

NASA/Bill Ingalls Astronaut and Waterbury native Rick Mastracchio landed safely aboard a Russian Soyuz capsule at 9:58 p.m. EST Tuesday evening, capping an eventful six months aboard the International Space Station both in orbit and on the ground as relations between the United States and Russia deteriorated.

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March 28, 2014

Two Tech Companies, Pitney Bowes Get Money From Bond Commission

by Christine Stuart | March 28, 2014 1:13pm

istockphoto The state Bond Commission released funding Friday for a number of projects, including $25 million for two technology companies and Pitney Bowes.

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March 25, 2014

Blumenthal Joins Post Panel On The Internet

by Staff Report | March 25, 2014 6:02am

CTNJ file photo U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal will participate in a Washington Post Live forum that will explore this next phase of the Internet and the things connected to it. The forum will be streamed online starting at 9 a.m.

The forum will gather business leaders, tech entrepreneurs, regulators, and privacy and security experts to look at how our “interconnected world” is quickly evolving and to tackle the questions being raised by the “Internet of Things.”

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February 17, 2014

ANALYSIS | Connecticut’s Electric Marketplace Fraught with Unscrupulous Marketing Practices

by Lon Seidman | February 17, 2014 12:00pm

Retail electricity suppliers aggressively market low fixed rates to Connecticut residents, but many consumers are finding those initial savings give way to expensive variable rates that have more than doubled their bills.

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February 5, 2014

FCC Sees Possible End to Land Lines, Plans Experiments in Limited Markets

by Lon Seidman | February 5, 2014 6:18pm

While efforts in Connecticut to relax telephone provider regulations failed in the last legislative session, the Federal Communications Commission is beginning a set of experiments to prepare for “historic technological transformations” in the telecommunications industry as more consumers move away from traditional wireline services.

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January 20, 2014

State Plans A Website Makeover

by Christine Stuart | January 20, 2014 5:30am

The state of Connecticut’s official website ct.gov is about to get a makeover and state officials say it will increase its functionality and usability.

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December 17, 2013

AT&T Sells Landline Service To Stamford Company; AG Jepsen Says He’ll Evaluate Deal

by Christine Stuart | December 17, 2013 9:55am

(UPDATED 2:30 p.m.) AT&T sold its Connecticut landline phone business Tuesday to Frontier Communications Corp. for $2 billion in cash. The announcement had Attorney General George Jepsen and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal concerned about possible impacts on prices, competition, and public safety for people still using landlines.

—More from CTTechJunkie: Who Is Frontier Communications?

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