Kentucky Broadband Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Data from your home could cut insurance costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 |

    Insurance companies are tapping into the onboard computers of automobiles to monitor how customers drive and setting car insurance premiums based on that information. Now, they want to do the same thing in Internet-connected homes.


  2. Lakewood Park Apartment Homes Unveils Mobile-Friendly WebsiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | PRWeb

    Operated by Andover Management Group, Lakewood Park Apartment Homes in Lexington, Kentucky has a reimagined website that is easy to navigate from any PC or mobile device. The customer comes first, and we wanted them to be able to quickly and easily find exactly what they're looking for when they visit our website -- from any platform.


  3. House approves trade bill's expansion of worker aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | TwinCities

    The House gave final approval Thursday to a significant expansion of aid to workers displaced by global competition, sending to President Barack Obama the second half of a trade package that House Democrats had dramatically rejected just two weeks ago. The trade adjustment assistance program was approved overwhelmingly, 286-138, as part of a broader trade bill assembled by Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., the majority leader, to ensure that Obama has enhanced powers to complete major trade accords with Asia and Europe.


  4. Average US Speeds Don't Qualify as BroadbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Light Reading

    Average Internet speeds are improving in the US, but they're still nowhere near the broadband threshold that the FCC recently defined as 25 Mbits/s downstream. According to Akamai Technologies Inc. 's latest quarterly State of the Internet report , only the top six states in the US -- Delaware, Virginia, Washington D.C. , Utah, Massachusetts and Rhode Island -- boast average connection speeds above 15 Mbits/s.


  5. niraj_chokshiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Does it feel like Web sites are loading a little faster? If so, it might be because broadband capacity grew across the country in the first quarter of this year. Internet connections were strongest in Delaware, which posted an average peak of 85.6 megabits per second, according to the latest State of the Internet report from Akamai Technologies, which delivers a sizable share of all Web traffic for clients such as Yahoo, IBM and several federal agencies and departments.


  6. Conway outlines plan for job growth in KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Business Journal

    Jack Conway , the Democratic nominee for governor, unveiled a jobs plan Tuesday that includes expanding broadband Internet access to rural areas and promoting the state's homegrown industries. Conway spoke in Louisville on Tuesday and also called for phasing out Kentucky's portion of the inventory tax so business costs could be lowered and more investment could be made, the Associated Press reports.


  7. News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EDTRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2015 | Washington Times

    When Kentuckians erected statues honoring two of their state's most historic figures, they put former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln in the center of the state's Capitol rotunda. They put his Confederate counterpart, Jefferson Davis, in the corner.


  8. Kentucky ranks among Kuwait and Iraq for worse download speeds...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | State Journal

    Comparing Internet download speeds worldwide, Kentucky ranks just below Iraq and just above the lowest nation, Kuwait, at 34 megabytes per second. Proving the case and need for broadband expansion as soon as possible throughout the state.


  9. Conway Pushes for Better Broadband Access in Jobs Plan StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    Conway's job plan contains three main features, promoting Kentucky products, getting better broadband access, and building a better trained workforce. This stop in Taylor County was the second on Jack Conway's jobs tour.


  10. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    The 16 full-time and five seasonal firefighters will leave from Knoxville, Tennessee, to help with seven large fires burning in Alaska. The firefighters volunteer for the duty, take leave from their regular duties and join the United States Forest Service for a 14-day assignment.


  11. Conway offers plan to boost job, industry growth in KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    Wages tend to be deflated in states with right-to-work laws, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Conway said Tuesday, as he released his jobs plan to promote Kentucky's homegrown industries and expand broadband access to areas lacking high-speed Internet service. Conway vowed to hold the line on taxes and called for phasing out the state's portion of the inventory tax as a way to lower business costs and spur investment.


  12. Rural voters pose challenge for Dems in 2016 Senate fightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Hill

    Democrats hoping to recapture the Senate next year face some serious challenges in winning the hearts and minds of rural voters in many key states. To date, thin bench syndrome has the party without any candidates in half of the nation's dozen most rural states: Arkansas , South Dakota , Kentucky , North Dakota , New Hampshire and North Carolina , although State Auditor Adam Edelen 's strong record on oversight and rooting out fraud and abuse makes him a top challenger to Sen. Rand Paul in the Bluegrass State and Gov. Maggie Hassan is currently freezing the field in the Granite State as she mulls a bid against freshman Sen. Kelly Ayotte .


  13. Jack Conway releases jobs plan at Stitzel-Weller DistilleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    The allegation that Pete Rose bet on baseball as a player isn't new, nor is the evidence reported by ESPN on Monday. But the reminder of Rose's arrogance and unwillingness to level with baseball over his past comes at a bad time for the hit king.


  14. Allconnecta s Offers Georgians a Convenient, One-Stop...Read the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | Business Wire

    The convenient one-stop resource for comparing, selecting and ordering natural gas in Georgia now offers an improved selection and check-out process for a better consumer experience. "When we acquired the website, our top priority was to streamline the customer experience," said Sam Howe, Allconnect CEO.


  15. 'Glowing' condoms could soon reveal if you have an STI: Students...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Daily Mail

    A 'smart' condom that changes colour when it detects a sexually transmitted disease could help to cut the spread of the illnesses. The idea has been dreamt up by a group of students taking part in the TeenTech awards as a way to combat soaring infection rates.


  16. Editorial: Taxing the webRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Daily Camera

    A congressional ban on taxing access to the Internet is set to expire on Oct. 1 - meaning even the use of e-mail could be subject to special taxes, and especially now that the Federal Communications Commission has asserted the authority to regulate the Internet as a utility. What to do? Why, Congress should approve the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act, which would enshrine a ban on state and local access taxes first passed in 1998 during the Clinton administration.


  17. Nikon D7200 Gallery: Old meets new in Lexington, KYRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | The Imaging Resource

    Earlier this year, the Nikon D7200 DSLR arrived on the scene, refreshing the company's enthusiast-grade DSLR with a deeper buffer, uprated autofocus and in-camera Wi-Fi. It's been through our lab, and now preparations for our first Nikon D7200 Shooter's Report are underway! For our first real-world gallery with the camera , I took the D7200 on an impromptu road-trip to Lexington, Kentucky, seeking both new subjects and a slight respite from the unbelievable heat in my hometown of Knoxville, Tennessee.


  18. MakerBot Thingiverse and GE Appliances' FirstBuild Announce Winners...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Freshnews

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. & LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- -- MakerBot Thingiverse, the world's largest 3D printing design community, and GE Appliances' FirstBuild, a global co-creation community, today announced the winners of the Third Annual Hack-A-Thon at MakerBot's Brooklyn, NY, headquarters.


  19. Drew and Heather Curtis to bring KY into 21st centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | State Journal

    Running as an independent gubernatorial candidate with his wife Heather as his running mate, Curtis has no political affiliations and no party line to toe. Those are not just his selling points for candidacy but also how he said he would bring state government into the 21st century.


  20. Insurer Offers Consumer Discounts for Smart Home DataRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | DM Review

    The impact of smart home devices on the insurance market has been on the industry's radar for some time, but applications traditionally have been limited to certain niches. But now, some of the country's largest general market home insurers are taking a big leap.