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Faster Internet Speeds Are Coming to Houston, But How Fast Do You Need?

Posted on · As more and more Houstonians stream content at home on services like Netflix and Hulu, Houston’s big Internet service providers — AT&T and Comcast — are locked in an arms race of sorts to keep up with consumer demand. Just today (5/21/15) Comcast announced the roll out of a new residential multi-gigabit broadband service in […]

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Why is Municipal Broadband Illegal in Texas? And Could that Change?

Posted on · According to a recent report in the Washington Post, the FCC will hold a public meeting next week at which the commissioners might vote on whether to intervene against state laws in North Carolina and Tennessee, limiting Internet access sold and operated by cities in those states. Like Texas, North Carolina and Tennessee don't allow […]

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Vaccination Rates and a Cat Circus: Friday’s Show (February 20, 2015)

Posted on · As of Friday (2/20/15), there are 141 reported cases of the measles in the United States this year, and 98 are from California. (Just one, so far, is from Texas). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, most who have contracted the measles were not vaccinated. Health officials have taken the opportunity to […]

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Improving Cyber Security for Houston Businesses

Posted on · We discuss cyber security in Houston. We’ll learn about a Greater Houston task force seeking to inform Houston area businesses and IT professionals about basic cyber security awareness and protection options. Task force members will lead a panel discussion on the subject at the Doubletree by Hilton Houston Downtown tomorrow.