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Tech Sponsors and Education Leaders Help Fuel NYC Computer Science Education

Google committed $20 million to fund computer science education in the US school system and other nonprofits on September 1. By supporting various national and local organizations, Google estimated that computer science education would now be accessible to 11 million students. “We will focus our efforts on supporting national and local organizations that reach underserved …

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Samsung connects metaverse and real-life experiences for Climate Week NYC

Samsung connects metaverse and real-life experiences for Climate Week NYC

Samsung’s #RecycleUp fashion show broadcast live from New York in the Metaverse. Photo: Samsung. This week, Samsung is honoring Climate Week NYC with metaverses, as well as in-person community-building activations. Environmentalists and consumer electronics fans will be engaged on Discord, in real life at Samsung’s New York flagship store, called Samsung 837, as well as …

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NYC public housing residents will have free internet access by 2023. Weirdly, that's a downgrade.

NYC public housing residents will have free internet access by 2023. Weirdly, that’s a downgrade.

Residents of more than 200 NYCHA developments will be entitled to free internet and basic cable access by the end of 2023, Mayor Eric Adams announced at a press conference Monday. In total, the plan could connect up to 300,000 New Yorkers to high-speed internet at no cost. “Something as simple as providing free, accessible …

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