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12 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Your Amazon Kindle

Your Kindle e-reader isn’t the kind of gadget you upgrade all that often, and you might have one that’s been serving you well for years. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you know everything that Amazon’s e-reader can do. Here are some of the lesser-known features and settings you can play around with on your Kindle,…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Books, Publishing, Science, Kindle, E Books, Amazon Kindle, Electronic Paper, Ur, Ray, Digital Technology, E Reader, Linux Based Devices, Technology Internet, Proprietary Hardware

Print Books Are Still Outselling eBooks, Study Finds

According to a study by Statista’s Advertising & Media Outlook, ebook sales are still trailing physical book sales globally, especially during the dog days of the covid-19 pandemic. The study, which asked respondents to describe their book purchases in 2020, found that ebooks still haven’t replaced paper in most…Read more...
Tags: Science, Digital Media, New Media, Information and Communications Technology, Digital Technology, Electronic publishing, Felix Richter, E Book, Web Fiction, Statista 's Advertising Media Outlook

Anker’s R2-D2 Mini Projector Is Adorable but Flawed

They say if you build a better mouse trap, the world will beat a path to your door, but you can probably be just as successful by slapping some Star Wars graphics on it instead. That’s what Anker’s done with its Nebula Capsule II mini projector, which now looks like a legless version of R2-D2. The facelift doesn’t…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Video, Hbo, Science, Disney, Netflix, Nvidia, Anker, Haier, Projectors, Digital Technology, Home Video, R2, Mass Media, R2 D2, Display technology

Revenge: Spectrum Workers on Strike Build Their Own ISP

If, for any number of reasons, you’d like to burn telecoms to the ground and build a new internet service provider on their smoldering remains, good news for you. New York City Spectrum workers, who’ve weathered an anguishing four-year strike, have built their own internet service provider. If the city throws its…Read more...
Tags: Uber, Science, Time Warner, Broadband, Comcast, Telecommunications, Starbucks, Andrew Cuomo, Gizmodo, Charter, Digital Technology, Erik Forman, Sascha Meinrath, Charter Spectrum, Science And Technology In The United States, Troy Walcott

Biden Floats Plan to Bring Broadband to All Americans

President Biden set out to Pittsburgh on Wednesday to roll out a sweeping infrastructure proposal that could completely revamp—among many other things—the way the country gets online.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Broadband, Telecommunications, Internet Access, Biden, Pittsburgh, Tap Water, Information and Communications Technology, Digital Technology, Business Finance, National Broadband Plan, Broadband Universal Service

The FCC Wants to Hear How Bad Your Internet Sucks

The FCC announced today that it’s started soliciting first-hand accounts from people who are forced to rely on crappy internet. This new initiative is part of the FCC’s Broadband Data Collection program, and the agency hopes that by collecting information directly from consumers, it will be better equipped to “enhance…Read more...
Tags: Science, Fcc, Data, Broadband, Telecommunications, Social Issues, Federal Communications Commission, Information and Communications Technology, Internet Service Provider, Jessica Rosenworcel, Digital Technology, Municipal Broadband, Net Neutrality In The United States, Bandwidth Throttling, Technology Internet, Internet In The United States

House Republicans Wasted No Time Introducing the Dumbest Internet Bill of 2021

If you thought the GOP couldn’t mess with our already broken internet infrastructure more than they already have, well, they’re just full of surprises. According to Ars Technica, House Republicans introduced a new bill on Tuesday that would ban municipal broadband networks nationwide. Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers…Read more...
Tags: Science, Broadband, Gop, Telecommunications, Internet Access, House, Information and Communications Technology, Internet Service Provider, Digital Technology, Municipal Broadband, National Broadband Plan, Technology Internet, Community Broadband Bill, Ars Technica House, Reps Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Want AT&T to Fix Your Internet? Try Taking Out a $10,000 Newspaper Ad

Last week, 90-year-old Aaron Epstein took out a quarter-page ad in the Wall Street Journal hoping to convince AT&T to upgrade his slow-as-molasses DSL internet to fiber. It allegedly cost Epstein $10,000 to take out that ad, but apparently it worked. The North Hollywood, Calif., resident is getting ultra-fast speeds…Read more...
Tags: Science, Telecommunications, Internet Access, Att, Wall Street Journal, Epstein, North Hollywood Calif, Information and Communications Technology, Digital Technology, Modems, Aaron Epstein, Technology Internet, Att U Verse, Digital Subscriber Line, Fiber Optic Communication

Google Shouldn't Give Up on Stadia Now That It's Getting Good

When Google launched its cloud gaming service, Stadia, back in November 2019, we were impressed by the concept but the execution was lacking. Close to a year and a half after its debut, Stadia has slowly gained the features Google boasted about initially, bringing it closer to the service it has the potential to be.…Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Xbox One, Playstation, Computing, Subscription Services, Cloud Gaming, Digital Technology, Stadia, Video Game Consoles, Google Stadia, Twitchtv, In Video Gaming, Technology Internet

Lizzo, A-Rod among Apartment List’s new celebrity investors

The Series D funding round closed at a total of $60 million with contributions from several celebrities, including NBA player Andre Iguodala and actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas.
Tags: Technology, Investing, Radio, Nba, Rentals, Alex Rodriguez, Andre Iguodala, Digital Technology, Select, News Brief, Rental Market, Apartment List, John Kobs, series D funding round, Coronavirus Pandemic, Rental Marketplace

Parenting Pointers: How Parents Can Identify and Combat Persuasive Design in Digital Technology

Do you find yourself mindlessly scrolling through Twitter or Instagram for hours on end? Have you ever attempted to watch one TV episode on Netflix, only to find yourself binging the series?Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
Tags: Netflix, Frugality, Digital Technology

Psychology Around the Net: February 15, 2020

In this week’s Psychology Around the Net, we explore the 12 subtle signs of anxiety, how sleep is vital for kids’ mental health, Medicare’s warning to doctors trying to offer holistic care, where we should draw the line on mental illness memes, the mental health effects of digital technology, and more.     12 Subtle Signs of Anxiety : Do you have anxiety? Even if you don’t get outwardly nervous (shaking hands, quick breathing), you may still be struggling with anxiety that manifests in y...
Tags: Psychology, Technology, General, Students, Sleep, Mental Health, Anxiety, Trauma, Memes, Medicare, Mental Health And Wellness, Anxiety And Panic, Children And Teens, Psychology Around The Net, Health-related, Mary

State Tax Websites for Your Small Business

Understanding and fulfilling your tax obligations remain one of the biggest challenges with running a business. You usually complete your personal tax returns once a year with a few forms. But preparing and filing your business taxes can prove, for lack of a better term, taxing. Even more so if you do not know about your state’s particular tax regulations. As a result, everyone faces the chore of gathering various documents to complete the annual ritual of filling of IRS Form 1040. And the same...
Tags: Utah, Taxes, Minnesota, Maryland, California, Montana, Virginia, Massachusetts, Time, Alabama, Sales, West Virginia, Georgia, Pennsylvania, North Dakota, Idaho

Hitachi Rail STS Starts Proof of Concept of a New Digital Ticketing Solution for the Public Transportation Operator in Italy

A new ticketing solution to pay fare through smartphones for comfortable travel with reduced asset TOKYO, May 29, 2019 – (JCN Newswire) – Hitachi Rail STS S.p.A has agreed with Trentino Trasporti S.p.A to carry out Proof of Concept (PoC) Read more… The post Hitachi Rail STS Starts Proof of Concept of a New Digital Ticketing Solution for the Public Transportation Operator in Italy appeared first on Guest Post, Telecom Media & Technology News, Trends, PR |
Tags: Technology, Seo, Italy, Tokyo, Iot, Digital Technology, Guest Post Telecom Media Technology News, Digital Ticketing Solution, Hitachi Rail STS Starts Proof of Concept, Public Transportation Operator, JCN Newswire Hitachi, Trentino Trasporti

Digital Technology for Internet Access by Patients With Early-Stage Schizophrenia in Spain: Multicenter Research Study

Background: Digital technology and social networks are part of everyday life in the current internet age, especially among young people. To date, few studies have been published worldwide on the pattern of use of digital technology devices and applications in patients with early-stage schizophrenia and even fewer comparing them with healthy participants (not using data from general population surveys) from the same demographic areas. In Spain, no such study has been carried out. Objective: The a...
Tags: Health, Spain, Digital Technology, Kruskal Wallis, Madrid Alicante, Mann Whitney U

Here are the top power moves of the week — Lime, Tesla and Shake Shack

Keeping an eye on major hires and promotions is one of the best ways to understand a company's strategy.  The Org tracks executive changes at companies big and small.  Here's a snapshot of the most important executive moves of the week across technology, retail and transportation. This week, the biggest executive move was the departure of Tesla's general counsel . Read more about this and other noteworthy executive changes.  Lime is staffing up from Morgan Stanley and Google  Lime...
Tags: Google, Adobe, Trends, Tesla, Microsoft Office, Salesforce, Morgan Stanley, Fedex, Zendesk, Gitlab, Lululemon, SVP, McBride, Wharton, Barr, Shake Shack

It’s a Challenge to Market in the Digital World – Digital Technologies

It’s a Challenge To Market in The Digital World Digital technologies have profoundly influenced the way we interact and socialize. Millennials have shown utmost interest with emerging technologies. Forcing business entities to implement complex marketing strategies to position their brand propositions and grab the customers attention. Albeit their efforts in making use of uninterrupted visual platforms like virtual reality to reinforce the brand value, there seems to have a linear growth in ch...
Tags: Digital Transformation, Marketing, Digital, Sales, Online Marketing, Digital Marketing, Digital Technology, Digital Technologies, Vtldesign, Digital World Digital Technologies

Dilemmas of the Age of Innovation

We live in the age of scientific optimism. Tomorrow’s new knowledge will vastly expand our understanding of ourselves and our mastery of the world. The flip side of scientific optimism, however, is that today’s knowledge is fraught with gaps and errors of which we are not yet aware. Furthermore, knowledge and understanding do not always grow gradually like the rings of a tree. Conceptual jolts and surprises fill the history of discovery, invention and innovation: the world is not flat; the heave...
Tags: Books, Technology, Featured, Education, Big Data, Islamic State, Kindle, Digital, Book, Data, Children's Book, West, Amazon Kindle, Tablets, Al-qaeda, Mars

The Future is Invisible

The world is at the precipice of one of the most dramatic shifts in history: the transition from an industrial society to one that is based on a deep understanding of an entirely new form of knowledge capital, behavior—our behaviors as well as those of the intelligent machines that we are building. The industrial model ...
Tags: Technology, Future, Data, Innovation, Digital Technology, Population Changes

Digital Technology is Changing the Innovation Game

Digital technologies are beginning to have a real impact on the methods, approaches, and rates of our innovation outputs. Social technologies are giving us real-time understanding. We continually learn, often at our cost, that intuition and ‘gut feel’ on research set up and gathered weeks or more often months ago. This ‘knowledge’ is becoming out ...
Tags: Technology, Digital, Techniques, Innovation, Digital Technology, Digital Tools, Test And Learn

Digital Technology can make Financial Struggles Easier to Manage

The percentage of people in the world with a bank account has gone from 51% to 62% between 2011 and 2014. Here is an interesting article from The Economist discussing the advantages of digital technology in money matters.
Tags: Economist, Digital Technology

The Parcel Delivery Sector and Digital Technology

Today’s digital retail customers have extraordinarily high expectations, they expect the right product at… The post The Parcel Delivery Sector and Digital Technology appeared first on Gadget Advisor.
Tags: Technology, Digital Technology

Today’s Digital Transformation

by Bill Lewis, co-founder at Temasys Communications Today, change is happening at an alarming and unprecedented pace, and this pace will only accelerate. What is opening up for the unwary, or uneducated, is a digital chasm into which the unprepared will fall. Computing power, new engineering concepts, the reach of the Internet, network capacity, and the proliferation of devices are all increasing exponentially, and innovative engineers and companies are changing the rules of business on a d...
Tags: Startups, US, Digital Divide, Shanghai, Virtual Reality, Ibm, Silicon Valley, Magic Leap, Alexa, Mixed Reality, Digital Trends, Amazon Alexa, Digital Technology, Thinking Aloud, Google Home, Magic Leap Magic Leap

Social Media Use and Access to Digital Technology in US Young Adults in 2016

Background: In 2015, 90% of US young adults with Internet access used social media. Digital and social media are highly prevalent modalities through which young adults explore identity formation, and by extension, learn and transmit norms about health and risk behaviors during this developmental life stage. Objective: The purpose of this study was to provide updated estimates of social media use from 2014 to 2016 and correlates of social media use and access to digital technology in data collect...
Tags: Health, Instagram, Digital, US, Linkedin, Snapchat, Digital Technology

How Experian Built a Disruptive Data Business

When Eric Haller graduated with a degree in finance from San Diego State University in 1990, he didn’t have a clear idea of what he wanted to do. If he was on the east coast, he probably would have gone to work at an investment bank, but he ended up as a statistical analyst at Visa in Foster City, and would later say it was a case of being in the right place at the right time.
Tags: Technology, Disruption, Big Data, Uncategorized, Tech, Data, Industry, Commerce, Automation, Data Science, Innovation, Retail, Financial Services, Growth, Foster City, San Diego State University

Center for the Digital Future Publishes Findings on Global Impact of Digital Technology

USC Annenberg's CDF has released the seventh edition of the 2016 World Internet Project International Report, which compiles data on the behavior and views of Internet users and non-users worldwide.
Tags: Science, CDF, USC Annenberg, Digital Technology

More people are applying for UK tech visas post-Brexit

A visa that allows overseas tech workers to move to the UK has gained in popularity since the EU referendum, The Telegraph reports. The tech immigration visa, which is specifically for non-EU tech workers and managed by government quango Tech City UK, was announced in 2013 in a bid to attract more of the world's best engineers and coders to move the UK. It got off to a slow start with just seven people applying for the 200 available spots in the first year, but things seem to be changing. More t...
Tags: Europe, UK, Nigeria, Trends, David Cameron, Eu, Home Office, Telegraph, Royal Society, Brexit, The Telegraph, Tech City UK, Gerard Grech, Digital Technology, Global Digital, Josephine Goube