Virginia to spend $700M on universal broadband by 2024
Federal stimulus funding will help cut 10-year goal to three years
Ahead of the General Assembly’s August special session, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Friday he wants to spend $700 million of Virginia’s federal relief funding on expanding broadband access to all
Graham Holdings Co. to acquire Leaf Group Ltd. for $323M
Leaf Group's brands include Well + Good, Livestrong.com
Arlington-based Graham Holdings Co. announced Tuesday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Santa Monica, California-based consumer internet company Leaf Group Ltd. in a $323 million, all-cash transaction.
Northam proposes $240M for pandemic response
Governor's proposed budget amendments includes funding for jobs training, education, housing
As COVID-19 cases continue to rise and frontline medical workers receive the first vaccine doses, Gov. Ralph Northam called on the General Assembly to allocate $240 million toward pandemic response
Wise County is first to receive Starlink internet in Va.
Pilot program from Elon Musk's SpaceX will provide broadband via low-orbit satellites
Wise County Public Schools announced Monday it is the first school district in Virginia to use SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet constellation for high-speed internet. Founded by Elon Musk, aerospace company
Babel Street gains AI, machine learning capabilities
The company will apply Dunami's assets to existing platforms.
Reston-based Babel Street Inc., a web and social media monitoring company, announced Monday it has acquired the intellectual property assets of Overland Park, Kansas-based Dunami, an artificial intelligence and machine
Internet governing body blocks $1.1B sale of Public Interest Registry
A Reston-based nonprofit, the Public Interest Registry manages the .org domain.
The governing body of Internet domain addresses voted Thursday to block the $1.135 billion sale of the Public Interest Registry, a Reston-based nonprofit created by the Internet Society in 2002