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Mozilla launches $300,000 Gigabit Community Fund

Anonymous Coward writes | about 3 months ago

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An anonymous reader writes "Mozilla has officially launched the Gigabit Community Fund, an organization that seeks to 'seeks to advance the development, experimentation and implementation of learning and workforce opportunities enhanced by new, super powerful Internet technologies.' The intent is to provide funding in an and around cities like Kansas City and Chattanooga for people to build open source applications that take advantage of super-fast fiber connections. 'The new $300,000 fund aims to bring discoveries out of the lab and into the field to help move prototypes to Minimum Viable Pilots and get tools in the hands of users. In each city, two, 12-week pilot periods will run, with up to 10 projects receiving awards between $5,000 and $30,000.'"
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