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Rocket Fiber internet could be big, fast improvement for Detroit

Rocket Fiber internet could be big, fast improvement for Detroit DETROIT, MI – Dan Gilbert's Rocket Fiber will mean many things for downtown Detroit residents and businesses alike, and lightning-fast speeds are at the forefront, according to a Detroit Free Press report. The Free Press interviewed Randy Foster and … Full News here – Read […]

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Rocket Fiber internet could be big, fast improvement for Detroit

Rocket Fiber internet could be big, fast improvement for Detroit DETROIT, MI – Dan Gilbert's Rocket Fiber will mean many things for downtown Detroit residents and businesses alike, and lightning-fast speeds are at the forefront, according to a Detroit Free Press report. The Free Press interviewed Randy Foster and … Full News here – Read […]

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Rocket Fiber internet could be big, fast improvement for Detroit

The Dan Gilbert-backed Rocket Fiber internet service boasts speeds that blow out any competition in the downtown Detroit area. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Rocket Fiber could speed up Internet in downtown Detroit

Rocket Fiber could speed up Internet in downtown Detroit But Rocket Fiber, an ultra-high-speed Internet service for downtown Detroit and Midtown, could mean a lot more to the city than just whiz-bang convenience. With superfast broadband nearly 100 times current residential service, Rocket Fiber has the … Full News here – Read more on Detroit […]

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Gilbert confirms plans for fiber-optic internet

Quicken Loans founder and Detroit native Dan Gilbert confirmed plans Saturday of a new high-speed, fiber-optic internet service coming to downtown Detroit. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Dan Gilbert confirms plans for new superfast fiber-optic Internet provider, Rocket Fiber

Dan Gilbert confirms plans for new superfast fiber-optic Internet provider, Rocket Fiber

Dan Gilbert, founder and chairman of Quicken Loans Inc. and Rock Ventures LLC, confirmed today the formation of a new investment initiative, Rocket Fiber LLC, a Detroit-based high-speed Internet provider. Rocket Fiber will provide Internet in downtown Detroit that is up to 100 times faster than the current residential average, Rock confirmed. Rock Ventures called […]

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SpeedConnect to offer free Internet service to non-profit and community organizations

SpeedConnect is accepting grant applications from non-profit or community organizations that would benefit from free Internet service for a period of two years. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Senate OKs tighter Internet sales tax collection

David Eggert Associated Press – LANSING — Amazon and other online retailers with ties to Michigan would have to collect its 6 percent sales tax on purchases under legislation approved Thursday by a divided Senate. Backers say the bills would level the playing field because brick-and-mortar businesses must assess the tax on customers. The legislation […]

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State House revives Internet sales tax plan

Associated Press – LANSING — Michigan lawmakers are breathing new life into bills that would force retailers such as Amazon.com to collect the state’s sales tax on Internet purchases. The House on Tuesday is expected to prepare the legislation for a possible vote later this week. Similar bills are pending in the Senate after a committee […]

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‘Truck guy’ at World Series becomes internet hit; Chevy embraces ‘technology and stuff’

The “Chevy Guy” is reportedly a Kansas City Royals fan. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Iserv taps GR Current director to lead internet provider

Jeff Royce is the first president since the 19-year-old Iserv was purchased two years ago by the Boston-based 382 Communications. Full News here – Oakland Business

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The Internet of things? That’s banking on trouble

There’s a great big Internet-connected network of the future coming, America, and I am afraid. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Dan Gilbert’s internet hunt for vandals pays off

“Unfortunately, once in a great while, degenerates who don’t ‘get it’ crawl out of their deep dark holes and try to ruin it for the rest of us who take pride in and deeply care about our city.” That’s what businessman Dan Gilbert wrote about three young women who were caught on surveillance video vandalizing […]

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Wayne Co. sex crimes backlog grows after funding feud idles Internet Crime Unit

Computers seized from a convicted pedophile have sat for weeks in a police conference room, casualties of an ongoing feud about funding public safety in Wayne County. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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10 Internet plagues we’d like to see die off in 2014

10) Thinkpieces about Miley Cyrus. ;p 9) The word “facepalm.” You’d think everyone on the Internet was sitting alone at their computer, smacking their own face every time they click on a link. See also: the overuse of SMH (shaking my head) and even better, SMDH (shaking my damn head). 8) The overuse of the word “problematic.” Everything is “problematic”. Use […]

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