You’d like to think no one in Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s office or the KSU Center for Election Systems would be so glaringly inept as to wipe the data off a server that is the center of a lawsuit over election security. And that they wouldn’t do so immediately after said lawsuit was filed.
Southern Company, parent of mega-utility Georgia Power, has distributed a press release this morning that they have decided to continue with the construction of Plant Vogtle units 3 & 4 – currently the only nuclear power plants under construction in the country. South Carolina utilities chose to scrap construction of their units in the past
Congressman Doug Collins (R-GA-09) was on CBS This Morning earlier in the week to discuss the lack of access for rural areas and the legislation (Gigabit Opportunity Act) he has introduced to address it. You can check out the video here: “Rural Internet access” probably invokes the thought of the farmer who can’t get high-speed
On Monday, the two utilities building nuclear reactors at the Virgil C Summer nuclear site decided to pull the plug on the project, scuttling two of the four nuclear reactors currently under construction in the United States. The remaining two nuclear reactors are on the other side of the Savannah River, in Burke County Georgia.
This week’s Courier Herald column: Last year there was a study committee on rural broadband issues and the growing digital divide facing our state. Residents of metro Atlanta and other densely populated parts of the state don’t witness this problem. Those living in rural Georgia too frequently deal with internet service that is slow, unreliable,
Last week, AT&T and local leaders cut the ribbon on a new fixed wireless service in Lee and Sumter Counties in south Georgia. It’s the first area in Georgia where AT&T set up fixed wireless, a technology different than broadband through the cell network. From WFXL, Fox31: The service, which targets rural and underserved areas,
Earlier this week, Microsoft announced its plan to invest in rural broadband across the United States. Their plan is to, in short, utilize the white space in the 600 MHz band to provide high-speed Internet access to under-served areas across the nation. Right now, the project will launch in 12 states, and Georgia is one
Linda Schrenko, Charles Walker, Tim Shelnut… Reality Winner? Yep, the newest in the line of Augusta’s most politically-infamous people is a previously-obscure 25 year-old government contractor. President Trump should be resting a little easier today, as the National Security Agency was able to track down, arrest, and arraign Reality Leigh Winner, who leaked a highly-classified
The old IT guy image of slide rules and pocket protecters is gone. Today’s tech workers require the best bandwidth, cool tools, workplace flexibility and most of all, a bit of fun in the office. According to realtor.com, Atlanta is now in second place, right behind Austin, TX as the next big IT hub. Our
US Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA) signed on to a bipartisan letter to the Federal Communications Commission urging them to modernize the Universal Service Fund (USF). Currently, USF is tied to customers subscribing to landlines, a service that slowly going extinct as more people “cut the cord”. The letter sent to Chairman Ajit Pai and Commissioners