The Biden administration’s bipartisan infrastructure law, the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), provides a $30 monthly discount on internet bills for eligible households. On May 9th, President Biden announced that since some internet providers have plans that cost no more than $30, eligible families who qualify for the ACP benefit can receive high speed internet at […]
For African-Americans and Hispanics --- two groups that strongly prefer using mobile devices to access the Internet -- the benefits of the free-data plans are particularly clear.
TIME's second annual list of the most influential people on the Internet has finally arrived.
President Barack Obama announced a plan to make broadband affordable to low-income families. It seeks to close a technology gap that creates another layer of disadvantage to students from low-income families.
Google announced the release of free internet for residents in the West Bluff neighborhood of Kansas City - the first area wired for Google Fiber.
Sales in brick and mortar stores fell from $11.6 billion in 2014 to $10.4 billion in 2015. That's an overall 10 percent decrease in sales, a consequence of both stores offering sales days earlier and online sales that allowed consumers to shop from the comfort of their homes.
After a year of research, Mark Zuckerberg has announced plans to help bring wireless Internet to large areas in sub-Saharan Africa.
There’s been a lot going on in blackness this year, particularly in the constantly evolving universe known as Black Twitter. We’ve still got a Black…
When Frederick Hutson landed in prison at the age of 24 on a drug trafficking charge in Florida, he was surprised to learn that it…
Fed up with all the negative stereotypes about African-Americans, YouTube personality Frenchesca Ramsey joined forces with Tumblr friend T’Von to promote #BlackOutDay — a hashtag created…
While in Mooresville today, President Barack Obama unveiled a plan today to connect nearly every U.S. classroom to high-speed Internet. The plan expands broadband and wireless access to 99 percent of the country’s schools over the next five years, the White House said. It would use money already budgeted and would not require authorization or […]