Get OnMail, A New Email Service by Edison That You Control & No Ad Targeting Allowed

Noble Horvath

OnMail Now Available, Giving Away Free Custom Domains to Make Your Own Email Address Your Permanent Digital Identity

Edison Software, creator of the award-winning Edison Mail #1 independent email app on the App Store used by millions of consumers, today announced the public beta release of OnMail, a brand new independent email service offering you full control over your inbox. OnMail reflects more than 20 years of learnings about what email should look like in today’s world: you choose who can enter your inbox, what mail address reflects your identity, and how your mailbox is structured. Anti-tracking technology is built into OnMail to stop invasive ad targeting efforts.

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OnMail is simple, exceptionally fast, and available in four plans built for every level of use — including a free Personal account and three subscription-based plans

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New Information Technology policy for 2020-25 policy gets green signal, to create 60 lakh jobs

Noble Horvath

Bengaluru: Karnataka cabinet on Thursday approved the new IT (information technology) policy for 2020 -25 that aims to generate over 60 lakh direct and indirect jobs in the state. The policy would also enable the IT industry contribute approximately 30 per cent to the country’s goal of creating a trillion-dollar digital economy.
According to the government, the policy would ensure the state retains its leadership position in innovation and technology. The policy would help sustain the pace towards holistic economic development, the government said. The policy suggests enhancing infrastructure to provide impetus to local industry and encourage investments and growth beyond Bengaluru. It calls for promoting innovation and to encourage growth of upcoming industries by promoting investment, global alliances, R&D support and IP creation; also to accelerate skill enhancement and nurture the talent pool by strengthening the existing initiatives and introducing strategic skill interventions for emerging technologies. Karnataka is the
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Boston Public Library to reopen for computer use amid COVID-19 pandemic; 9 branches to provide internet through outdoor Wi-Fi program

Noble Horvath

What lies beyond the pandemic? MassForward is MassLive’s series examining the journey of Massachusetts’ small businesses through and beyond the coronavirus pandemic.

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Having internet access in Boston may just become a little bit easier because of a new program launched by the city this week.

The Boston Public Library will soon reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic to allow residents to use computers at its main Copley Square location, Mayor Marty Walsh announced Tuesday.

As part of the public computer access program, patrons will be able to set up two-hour appointments to use computers in a socially distance spaced within the Central Library, the mayor said in a statement.

Another initiative Walsh announced Tuesday, called the outdoor Wi-Fi program, will also provide 24-hour outdoor internet access at nine other Boston Public Library branch locations throughout the city, allowing users to socially distance while browsing online.

The two initiatives, which

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The dead zone: Rockingham County, long devoid of internet service, might join the wired world | Local News

Noble Horvath

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY — The COVID-19 pandemic has cast a sharp spotlight on the issue of rural, broadband dead zones that have long handicapped residents of Rockingham County.

In a unique time when work, education and life have quickly shifted to the virtual world, universal access to reliable internet is more important than ever.

“COVID-19 has reemphasized the shortfalls we have, not just in our county, but throughout the state,” said Mark Richardson, chairman of the Rockingham County Board of Commissioners.

But a major boost may finally come to the rural county from recently announced grant awards to pay for broadband.

Over the next 20 days, Spectrum Southeast is expected to finalize contracts with the N.C. Department of Information Technology with plans to bring internet access to underserved areas of the county of about 91,000.

Work is expected to begin soon after the contracts are signed, county officials said, explaining they

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Amazing retro gadgets you can buy to relive the glory days

Noble Horvath

(Pocket-lint) – We all love a good gadget and there’s nothing like a piece of tech you can buy today that throws you back in time with a haze of nostalgia for days gone by.

Taking a trip down memory lane, we’ve scoured the web for a selection of the very best retro-style gadgets with a nostalgic feel.

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Speak & Spell

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The original Speak & Spell was introduced in the late 1970s and was a wonder of the time. A simple little device that could help children learn to spell with a speech synthesis engine that could manage an impressive 200 words. 

That old device is now being brought back to life by Basic Fun! and now boasts a lot more processing power and intelligence. If you want your children or grandchildren to relive the fun of the 70s and 80s, then this is the toy

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