today’s news … Tuesday, June 18, 2013

today’s news and information gleanings from here and there!

Quote for today“They might not know that half of Americans don’t own a smartphone, one-third lack a broadband connection and one-fifth don’t use the Web at all.” – Extracted from this New York Times opinion column: “Our schools, cut off from the Web.”

mooreEdward Moore – Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era photo

easy streetSign inside the storefront window of a Locust Street business.

  • “If you wanted to look up something on the city of Harrisburg’s website over the weekend, you ran into a dead end. Going to the site’s URL of redirected people to pairLite, the Pittsburgh-based company hosting the city’s website. ‘It’s being taken care of,’ Robert Philbin, the city’s new chief operating officer, said Monday afternoon. It’s unknown how much the city owes in unpaid hosting fees. A $19,000 contract was issued to pairLite in 2010, most likely for the city’s website redesign.” – Harrisburg Patriot-News

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