This Week in Tech

If Summit County Council approves later this month, the first phase of what could eventually become a nearly half a billion dollar broadband expansion project will soon get underway. As envisioned now, the project could one day both improve emergency communications and other government operations, as well as help county…
Although we're currently blessed with an abundance of water in Northeast Ohio, what will the future hold, as the planet continues to heat up and dry out? This question took on some real urgency this week, as water rationing began in Los Angeles, and the White House came out with…
 Sports fans have long been fascinated by statistics, from who has the fastest pitch, to how many times their team has made it to the playoffs.   But that fascination has morphed into big business powered by Sport Analytics, a winning strategy brought to life on the big screen in the…
Whether for its the latest app, mobile phone, or even a new car; consumers face a stacked deck when it comes to taking meaningful legal action against companies with defective products. But, there actually is a relatively simple way to fight back, legally. Find out how, with Akron area attorney,…
Don't you just hate it when technology that's supposed to make your life easier; actually makes it even more difficult? Most people do, and that's why it is welcome news that innovative new technology is available now, that enables people to not only interact, but to collaborate with computers, robots,…
Imagine an adversary so big, and fast, and strong that it can overwhelm all cyber defenses everywhere in the world; smashing through them as easily as a hot knife passes through butter. That's what federal officials are doing right now, as they execute a new plan to mitigate the risks…
Representatives from 60 countries came together last week to talk about the future of the internet, and to declare their commitment to freedom of speech, online safety, and opposition to authoritarian government control, propaganda, and disinformation. The roundtable discussion and signing of the "Declaration for the Future of the Internet",…
Federal and State officials are sounding the alarm about increased Russian cyber intrusions and possible attacks on critical infrastructure here in the US, as the war in Ukraine rages on. Just this week, FBI Director, Christopher Wray talked about Russian cyber threats on CBS 60 Minutes, and Business Insider ran…
Tech industry leaders, educators, venture capitalists, and entrepreneurs are meeting April 23rd in Cleveland, for the Ohio Tech Summit.  Presented by John Carroll University and Ohio X, a non-profit aimed at turning Ohio into a tech hub; the event features high-profile tech industry speakers, demos, and networking opportunities.  To find…
Fueled in large part by federal funds; Summit County is considering the installation of a high speed countywide fiber optic network that would both provide high speed internet access to residents who don't have it yet, and also provide all county residents with a higher speed, lower-cost alternative to what…
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