May 06, 2013
The first time is often a charm. Back to back wins can be flukes. Three-peats turn heads. So what do you call an #EightPeat? When it’s the eighth year in a row in which your Internet service rates atop the PCMag.com annual Reader’s Choice Award, you call it a huge honor.
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May 03, 2013
Technology pervades every corner of life -- just ask the person texting while crossing the street or the numerous couples who met through online dating sites. But in a culture where everyone has a smartphone in hand, some of us sort of want an excuse to set the device down -- it is a small screen, after all, and you can only take the hunched-over posture for so long.
March 06, 2013
Yahoo’s recent decision to rescind its work-from-home policy and have everyone report to the office has generated a deluge of commentary in both the traditional news media and online. Opinion varies from sympathetic support and an understanding of the challenges facing a struggling Silicon Valley icon to condemnation of the move as a retrograde step and a serious setback for the rights of working women.
March 05, 2013
Sequestration Day was last Friday. Though we’re told it’ll be a while before we begin to feel the impact of budget cuts on a broad scale, air travel may already be feeling the pinch. CNN says Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told reporters that some airports, like Chicago and Los Angeles, had lines that were twice as long as usual over the weekend due to budget cuts. Other news reports suggest that we may experience flight delays this summer.
Nationwide Survey Finds Expanding Video and Photo Files as Leading Cause for Sluggish Internet Speeds.
February 28, 2013
Larger file sizes and home Internet connections being tapped by multiple people simultaneously are leading to longer sessions for consumers to download or upload their photos and videos. These new results stem from the Verizon and Harris Interactive survey report first released to the public on February 19.