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You've Never Heard Dial-Up Noise Like This

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.22.2013 | Technology

The folks at GOOD summed up a century of communication technology in one, 4-minute music video. Every tone, ring, bing, click, chirp and hoot was samp...

Gerry Smith

F.C.C. Chair Announces New Plan To Bridge Digital Divide | Gerry Smith | Posted 01.09.2012 | Technology

The head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday announced a new plan to expand broadband Internet access by modernizing a program that pro...

10 States Where The Internet Is Too Slow

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 11.19.2011 | Business

In much of the country, access to affordable, high-speed internet is taken for granted. However, in vast sections of the United States broadband inter...

Top 10 States With The Fastest Internet Speeds

The Huffington Post | Cooper Smith | Posted 09.29.2011 | Technology

As part of a study conducted between January and June 2011 by Pando Networks, a company that provides online "content delivery solutions," examined w...

Digital Divide: Only 60 Percent Of Rural Homes Use Broadband

The New York Times | KIM SEVERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

COFFEEVILLE, Ala. — After a couple of days in this part of rural Alabama, it is hard to complain about a dropped iPhone call or a Cee Lo video that ...

Ring-a-ling In a New Year

EllynAnne Geisel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
EllynAnne Geisel

I miss when telephones were special, had their own thrones upon which to set, and we engaged in conversation, not dialoguing.

RIP, E-Mail

Ilana Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ilana Ross

For better or worse, the Internet is moving away from my e-mail as we knew it. Perhaps a eulogy is premature. But if it isn't, I want you to know, e-mail, that I don't regret a thing.