• July 24, 2016

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Join Billions Around the World and Go for Gold During the Olympics

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - "Go for the Gold" will be the mantra echoed around the globe as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, or the 2016 Summer Olympics, as we refer to them here in the U.S, gets underway this summer. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will play host to a record number of countries participating in a record number of sports. More than 10,500 athletes from 207 countries will "go for the gold," looking to make World Records and beat their personal best along the way.

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Tuesday 07/12/2016
Don't Be A "Vidiot": 10 Tips For Better Video Meetings
Updated: July 14, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—Video is excellent for breaking down barriers and connecting people from all around the world. But just as you can make a cultural gaffe in person, you can mess up with a camera. Bad video can be worse than no video.

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Monday 07/11/2016
Innovation: A fundamental factor in family-owned business success
Updated: July 19, 2016 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - It’s no secret that there are countless challenges facing today’s family-owned businesses. In fact, less than one-third of family businesses successfully migrate from first to second generation ownership. Another 50 percent never survive the transition from second to third generation, according to Forbes

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5 Ways International Trade Affects Your Household
Updated: July 11, 2016 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) From the price of household goods to the quantity and quality of jobs available, international trade impacts your daily life in more ways than you may realize. Supporters of new trade agreements say they include important and unexpected measures that do everything from preserving the environment to supporting high tech innovation.

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Why Rural Internet Access Matters to Both Urban and Rural Communities
Updated: July 22, 2016 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) High speed internet access improves lives, and has a positive impact on the economy, education and healthcare, according to recently released research.

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Friday 07/01/2016
On the Brink: Africa Viewed As Growth Target for Telecom
Updated: July 01, 2016 - 2:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - When it comes to telecommunications, experts agree that Africa is the new "it" continent for growth. If you're a little rusty on exactly what telecom means, it translates to big bucks for companies like Belgium-based Artilium PLC, which provide software solutions for data and wireless companies that want to help Africa get better connected.

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Wednesday 06/29/2016
Using technology to empower people with diabetes
Updated: July 07, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Technology has influenced virtually every aspect of our lives. Arguably one of the biggest areas of change is in health care. From advanced surgical tools to early disease testing, every day new technology emerges in an effort to help people stay healthy and live longer. Wearable technology now puts information directly in the hands of the patient, helping people do everything from tracking steps to counting calories. Now, smartphone apps are getting even smarter, allowing physicians, patients and their loved ones if they choose, in-depth access to important health information in just a few finger taps.

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Protect Your Family With Encryption
Updated: June 29, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - It is one of those items on your perpetual to-do list that never seems to quite get done. You mean to, but encrypting your personal information to keep it safe, seems to fall hopelessly into that chasm between, "I'll do it later," and "Surely, it'll never happen to me."

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Tuesday 06/28/2016
5 things that will be obsolete thanks to our smartphones
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Copperas Cove council to look at tax rate
Posted: July 24, 2016

The Copperas Cove City Council will have a workshop at 5 p.m. Tuesday to see a presentation on and discuss the ad valorem tax rate for fiscal year 2016-2017.

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City says downtown lane closures begin Monday
Posted: July 23, 2016

The area bounded by 10th Street east to 24th Street and Rancier Avenue south to Avenue E will experience intermittent lane closures beginning Monday and continuing through January, the city of Killeen announced in a Friday news release.

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