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CWA and SOC Investment Group find Elliott intervention drives underperformance by target companies over three-year period.
A petition calls on Google to “immediately pay back all Temps, Vendors and Contractors (TVCs) who have been knowingly underpaid by Google” and to “create an immediate path to permanent employment for temporary workers and end its two-tiered perma-temp system.”
The strike authorization vote gives the union the ability to strike at any moment, if needed.
In Japan--where, as we've noted, customers are getting higher speeds at lower cost--scientists have set a new record for Internet speed. Using the experimental "Internet 2" system, a consortium of researchers transmitted data at 9.8 gigabytes per second, faster than data has ever moved.
Last month, three of the people most likely to become president endorsed strategies to improve high-speed Internet access all across the country. Check out the video highlights.
The new Speaker of the House, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, discussed the importance of high-speed Internet deployment at the Communications Workers of America's spring conference. Here's the video.
As a vacation getaway, Lake Tahoe is practically flawless. Its picturesque views, ski resorts and water activities attract millions of visitors. But permanent residents of the region have found at least one serious problem: a lack of high speed internet access.
Yet another study shows that other countries are pulling ahead of America when it comes to high-speed Internet access.
Few regions of the United States are more spread out and have rougher terrain than Tuolumne County, California. Containing the Sierra Nevada Mountains and Yosemite National Park, Tuolumne is not exactly tailor-made for high speed internet infrastructure.
In a sign that lawmakers are starting to develop national policies to support the buildout of affordable, high-speed internet access, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) is introducing the Connected Nation Act of 2007.
Encouraging signs are coming from Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has announced her intention to move forward on a set of programs called the "Innovation Agenda."