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Date: 12.02.2016
American consumers flocked to the internet on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, breaking historic records for online sales on the traditional start of the holiday shopping season. While analysts expected record-breaking online sales over the Thanksgiving weekend, no one predicted that Black Friday would almost surpass Cyber Monday as the largest...
Date: 11.28.2016
Retailers, both online and in-store, are putting their deals where the money is this holiday season. Amazon, the leading Cyber Monday online retailer, is offering Black Friday type deals as often as every five minutes from November 16 through December 22. Walmart, is claiming that it “will win the season on price” – on Black...
Date: 11.21.2016
Cyber Monday, online retail’s alternative to Black Friday, is now as much a part of America’s holiday routine as annual post-Thanksgiving shopping mall frenzies. This year’s Monday after Thanksgiving is expected to again surpass the previous year as the top online shopping day. Online sales on November 28 will reach $3.4...
Date: 11.17.2016
TV spots for fitness trackers and smart watches promote hi-tech wearables as the go-to accessory for healthy millennials obsessed with exercise and fitness. It’s easy to miss how hi-tech wearables are also revolutionizing the health of seniors. There are all kinds of internet-connected wearables emerging on the market. For seniors, they...
Date: 11.15.2016
The U.S. tech economy faces a critical shortage of talent and continues to fail to draw women to the ranks. Nearly a half million new computing jobs were created in 2015, but only 40,000 new computer science graduates entered the workforce, according to Accenture, the global professional services company.  Women may account for 47 percent...
Date: 11.08.2016
“If we can do our banking on the internet, why can’t we vote online?” is a common question posed by many voters, especially tech-savvy millennials. Not so fast, say election officials and security experts. “Many of the best computer security specialists and cryptographers in the world have studied how to do...
Date: 11.04.2016
USTelecom urges the Federal Communications Commission to reject demands to force a mandatory “wholesale” discount structure on the business data services (BDS) marketplace, a discount that only competing carriers and Commercial Mobile Radio Services (CMRS) providers would enjoy, according to a recent filing. Mandating a special...
Date: 11.04.2016
The 2016 election may go down as the first one that popularized social media sites as election news sources, especially for millennials. As a tool for political persuasion, social media has come a long way since President Obama first used the medium in 2008. Donald Trump’s 3 a.m. Twitter posts are a hallmark of the Republican candidate...
Date: 11.02.2016
Viewers will go over the top, if the price is right. Consumers want their TV content anytime, anywhere on all their devices, but they aren’t willing to pay for the over-the-top (OTT) video experience unless the price is right. And “right” means less than what cable and satellite TV providers charge. Although interest in OTT...
Date: 10.31.2016
Some things are better together: peanut butter and jelly, mac and cheese, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie (oops). Among American tech consumers, there is an emerging “better together” --  television and broadband. In 2015, 183 million American adults accessed the internet while watching TV and these viewers did so at least once in...

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