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WATCH: Made-In-Alaska Goes Global

By CAK Staff

E-Commerce is helping many Alaskans revolutionize their home-spun businesses. Made-In-Alaska goods are now going global thanks to the Internet! Check out this video blog from Steve Nelson, Project Coordinator with the Association of Alaska School Boards: E-Commerce In Metlakatla from Connected Nation on Vimeo. Be sure to follow Connect Alaska on Facebook and Twitter to get the latest technology news from across the state.

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OWL Keeps Fairbanks Connected

By CAK Staff

Contributor: Katie Paglini Because technology has come so far in the last few decades, libraries are changing. Once, a place where people went to read and borrow books, libraries are now transforming into a location for videoconferencing, public computer access, and Wi-Fi connections. However, in many parts of Alaska, Internet speeds are described as less than adequate. This creates a problem for the people who rely on libraries to do their work and stay connected. But the Noel Wien Library in downtown Fairbanks is different. Thanks to support from the local municipal government and a convenient location next to a high-speed fiber optic...

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