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Low-Cost Internet Access for Residents – Tech

*NOTE: In response to the COVID-19 emergency, Comcast is offering 2 months free to new Internet Essentials customers who apply by June 30th, 2021.*

 Internet Essentials Program
(855) 846-8376 *Due to current high demand for the program, there may be long phone wait times. If you can find a way to access the internet, you can also apply here: https://apply.internetessentials.com/

  • $9.95/month + tax
  • Download speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Free installation and in-home Wi-Fi.
  • Access to 40 1-hour sessions of XFINITY Wi-Fi hotspots outside the home every 30 days.
  • No credit checks, contracts or equipment rental fees. 
  • Must live in an area where Comcast is available.
  • Eligibility includes households eligible for public assistance programs such as:
    • National School Lunch Program
    • Public Housing Assistance
    • Medicaid
    • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
    • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
    • Low Income
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Tech – Scientific American

Energy

Sunlight Powers Portable, Inexpensive Systems to Produce Drinking Water

Energy

1 hour ago — Prachi Patel

Engineering

50, 100 & 150 Years Ago: February 2021

Engineering

23 hours ago — Dan Schlenoff

Engineering

Spider Legs Build Webs without the Brain's Help

Engineering

February 5, 2021 — Rachel Nuwer

Policy & Ethics

Why AI Needs to Be Able to Understand All the World's Languages

Policy & Ethics

February 1, 2021 — Moussa Doumbouya, Lisa Einstein and Chris Piech | Opinion

Automotive

Want Greener Cars? Focus on Fuel Efficiency

Automotive

January 30, 2021 — John DeCicco and The Conversation US | Opinion

Computing

What the Capitol Riot Data Download Shows about Social Media Vulnerabilities

Computing

January 27,

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TechNewsWorld: All Tech – All The Time

February 9, 2021

Global sales of electric vehicles in 2020 surged despite a drop in overall sales of passenger cars, according to a report from Canalys. Sales of EVs jumped 39 percent globally, reaching 3.1 million units, while sales of passenger vehicles fell 14 percent. Europe was a prime driver of EV sales last year, with the vehicles garnering 11.5 percent of new car sales in the region. [More…]

February 8, 2021

Jeff Bezos last week announced he will be stepping down from his role of CEO Amazon. Bezos is following Microsoft’s lead and putting his cloud executive Andy Jassy in charge of the company. Given that Microsoft was exceedingly successful with putting Satya Nadella in the same role, it would seem that this would be a slam-dunk success. But the issue is that Amazon is not Microsoft. [More…]

February 4, 2021

data privacy and security from hackers

Cyberattacks are increasing in frequency, ramping up the
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