Tag: Internet

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FCC Approves $50 Monthly Internet Subsidies for Families with Financial Challenges

The Federal Communications Commission has approved a new broadband subsidy program designed to help families that have been struggling with the increased cost of internet access for schooling, work and other issues. According to Brian Fung of CNN Business, “The agency’s $3.2 billion Emergency Broadband Benefit Program provides eligible low-income…

Google under examination

Google Parent Company in Turmoil With Reports of Pay Discrimination, Racist Firings and Creation of a New Union to Protect Employee Rights

Alphabet Inc., the company behind internet giants such as Google and YouTube, has faced a growing number of diversity-related controversies in the first few weeks of 2021.  Despite its incredible ongoing profitability — including a 23% increase in advertising and profits of $46 billion in the final quarter of 2020…

Comcast, YMCA Announce $15 Million, Multi-Year Partnership To Help Low-Income Families

Comcast NBCUniversal (No. 29 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) and YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) announced a comprehensive $15.3 million partnership that combines the Y’s commitment to strengthening communities and improving the lives of children and families and the transformative potential of Comcast’s Internet Essentials, the nation’s largest…