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Dialing up new technology: Looking back on the`90s

This year marks the 20-year anniversary of 1999. The small quirks of ’90s technology included Windows 98 and dial-up – things some people have not heard of. The somewhat ancient wired connections to the internet in the ’90s would leave people our age bored out of their minds. Look at ...

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Google breaks ground in Tennessee, offering jobs, school partnerships

Google has broken ground on a $600 million data center in Tennessee that will bring 70 to 100 high-tech jobs. Google officials on Friday announced new and expanding data centers and offices in 14 states, including the Clarksville, Tennessee, center. Sen. Bob Corker’s office says the facility will be Google’s ...

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APSU department uses Google grant to help firefighters

BY ALYSSA LONGWORTH, CONTRIBUTING WRITER APSU’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Center received a Google grant to develop its project to create technology which locates volunteer firefighters in the field. Google’s Internet of Things (IoT) Research Award focuses on devices that use the internet to communicate. The grant provided equipment to ...

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Modern technology harms intellectual growth

Without search engines, most students would be lost when it comes to school assignments. With so much information available at the click of a mouse, college students are defeating the purpose of research and ultimately damaging their intelligence? Search engines such as Google, Yahoo, Bing and others give college students ...

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Social media should remain free for users

» Ronniesia Reed –rreed24@my.apsu.edu Think about how often you or someone you know uses social media sites like Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. Imagine how many of us would still be using these sites if we had to pay for them. Author and technology consultant, Phil Simon said we should pay ...

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