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UM Internet Pioneer Honored For Building Web’s First Backbone

For about a decade that ended in the mid-1990s, the fledgling Internet ran out of Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan. Now a UM School of Information professor who played a key role in bringing that early web to life has been inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2014

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Kids Have An Unhealthy Attachment To The Internet? It May Be Your Parenting Style

The issue is more about the dysfunctional nature of the parent-child relationship rather than the Internet addiction itself.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2014

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Stay Safe While Shopping Online This Holiday Season

This is the time of year when cyber criminals target holiday shoppers who prefer to buy online.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/29/2013

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Mich. Sticks With Plan To Launch Internet Lottery

Michigan will begin selling lottery tickets and offering games online next year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/26/2013

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Aaron Hernandez Jonesin’ For The Internet In Prison

Do you suffer anxiety attacks when there are very few bars … or worse yet … no wi-fi connection at all?

97.1 The Ticket–08/07/2013

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Matt’s Favorites: Syria’s Internet and CenturyLink Down, China Espionage Up, Good Pizza At Home, And Much More

What’s the latest from the wild and wacky world of technology? I’m ever so glad you asked — here goes!

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2013

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Michigan Lottery Eyes Internet Sales Despite Opposition

The Michigan Lottery sees the Internet as its new frontier for business, where more tickets can be sold and games can be played to ultimately pump more money into public schools.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2013

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Verizon Wireless, Bright House Partner For Entertainment, Communications, Internet

Verizon Wireless and Bright House Networks Tuesday announced they are teaming up in metro Detroit to offer new and existing customers greater selections, value and convenience in their wireless and entertainment packages.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2013

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Automation Alley Invests $100,000 In Orion Tech Firm Buz.fm

Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, has made a $100,000 investment through the Automation Alley Pre-Seed Fund in Buz FM Inc., an Orion Township-based Internet and software company specializing in social media, digital marketing and advertising technologies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2013

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Michigan Lottery Gears Up For New Online Sales

The Michigan Lottery plans to begin selling online subscriptions for games such as Mega Millions and Powerball starting this spring.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2013

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