by Jack Kramer | May 17, 2018 5:30am
Posted to: Business | CT Tech Junkie | Town News | Hamden | Oxford | Public Safety | Transparency | Weather
NEW HAVEN, CT — It isn’t just public works crews and utility workers who have had little sleep since Tuesday’s late-afternoon storm hit Connecticut — New Haven-based SeeClickFix has been swamped helping municipalities deal with power outages and downed trees.
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by Jack Kramer | May 4, 2018 8:27pm
Posted to: Business | CT Tech Junkie
HARTFORD, CT — Democratic senators Friday successfully resurrected a bill that would give Connecticut’s utility regulators an opportunity to prohibit internet service providers from throttling internet speeds, blocking websites, or imposing prioritized pricing.
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by Lon Seidman | Apr 17, 2018 5:09pm
Posted to: Analysis | Business | Consumer Protection | Corporate Watch | CT Tech Junkie
Comcast rolled out gigabit Internet speeds to some Connecticut customers, but data will only move that fast in one direction.
Continue reading "CT TECH JUNKIE | Comcast Adds Gigabit Downloads, Faster Uploads to Connecticut Customers" »
by Jack Kramer | Mar 27, 2018 5:30am
Posted to: Business | Startups | CT Tech Junkie | Town News | Hamden | New Haven | Windsor | Media Matters | Public Safety
NEW HAVEN, CT — Right on the heels of celebrating its 10-year anniversary, an innovative New Haven company is launching a new global app which its co-founder said will make it much easier for its millions of users.
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by Christine Stuart | Mar 19, 2018 11:30am
Posted to: CT Tech Junkie | Media Matters
HARTFORD, CT — Sen. Bob Duff and Rep. Derek Slap are teaming up to ask Connecticut’s attorney general to investigate and possibly file a separate lawsuit to block the AT&T and Time Warner merger.
Continue reading "Lawmakers Worry About Net Neutrality In AT&T, Time Warner Merger" »
by Christine Stuart | Mar 14, 2018 4:10pm
Posted to: Business | CT Tech Junkie | Health Care | Insurance | Jobs | Labor | Hartford
HARTFORD, CT —Infosys, a global consulting and information technology services company, will be opening one of its four innovation hubs in Hartford and promises to create 1,000 jobs before 2022.
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by Barth Keck | Feb 15, 2018 6:30am
Posted to: Analysis | CT Tech Junkie | Education | Opinion | Education Opinion | Public Health | Seymour
What’s good for schools in France is good for at least one school in Connecticut.
Next fall, all French schools will ban cell phones for students 15 and younger because “children don’t play at break time anymore; they are just all in front of their smartphones, and from an educational point of view, that’s a problem,” said Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer.
Continue reading "OP-ED | The Smart Way to Fight Smartphone Addiction: Ban Them in Schools" »
by Christine Stuart | Dec 20, 2017 6:30am
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Congress | Consumer Protection | CT Tech Junkie | Equality | Federal Budget
HARTFORD, CT — The Federal Communications Commission may have voted to eliminate rules about net neutrality, but Connecticut lawmakers and Attorney General George Jepsen said they will do what they can to preserve the Internet.
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by Christine Stuart | Jul 10, 2017 1:03pm
Posted to: CT Tech Junkie | The Economy | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector | Energy | Environment | National Security | State Capitol | Transparency
HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut is taking a leading role in actively fighting back against cybersecurity attacks, according to state officials.
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by Terry Cowgill | Jun 16, 2017 5:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Business | CT Tech Junkie | Health Care | Opinion | Health Care Opinion | Public Health | Technology sector
Smack in the middle of a towering state budget crisis, and as the General Assembly goes into special session to deal with it, it might seem very small of a Connecticut political columnist to devote time and space to a segment of the business community that’s afraid of competition, but here goes anyway.
Continue reading "OP-ED | Rent Seeking In The Capitol: Paranoia About The Optometry App" »