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09.30.16
US renews five-year gaming education grant for Becker College
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US renews five-year gaming education grant for Becker College

The Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration awarded a $583,000 grant to MassDiGi.

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05.14.16
Data breaches and spying fears are keeping people offline
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Data breaches and spying fears are keeping people offline

An official US study shows that security jitters have led people to scale back their internet use.

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11.17.15
Commerce Department gets its first ever Chief Data Scientist
11.17.15

Commerce Department gets its first ever Chief Data Scientist

Jeff Chen will put data to work in everything from weather to trade.

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08.18.15
The US won't end its internet oversight for another year
08.18.15

The US won't end its internet oversight for another year

If you were eager to see the US let go of its remaining internet oversight, you'll have to be patient: it's delaying that handover by a year.

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03.14.14
US to reduce its oversight of a key internet governor, but don't expect big changes
03.14.14

US to reduce its oversight of a key internet governor, but don't expect big changes

The US government has been gradually reducing its influence over the internet ever since it offloa...

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10.12.13
Internet infrastructure groups push for more independence from US monitoring
10.12.13

Internet infrastructure groups push for more independence from US monitoring

Internet overseers like ICANN, the IETF and the W3C aren't happy that the US strongly influences t...

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11.30.12
Department of Commerce renews VeriSign control of .com registry, demands price freeze
11.30.12

Department of Commerce renews VeriSign control of .com registry, demands price freeze

In many ways, VeriSign has been one of the internet's true arbiters. It's ICANN's official registr...

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