I have yet to meet someone that would refuse extra money. Whether it's a raise at work, lottery winnings or a $100 bill laying on the side of the road. But, it's hard to control those things. Sure, you could work harder at your job, play the lottery and go on more walks.
"I had to simply understand that success does not happen overnight; but if I remained faithful to what I set out to do and
Among the conclusions were that free-data programs are especially helpful to African-Americans and Latinos who tend to use
The $48.5 billion deal would create the country's largest provider of cable or satellite TV.
Paul Blumenthal contributed data reporting. Moreover, congressional Republicans' position seems to ignore the views of their
The adoption of the "Pulver Order" by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in 2004 recognized the madness of applying 70-year-old Title II telecom regulations to IP communications.
But those 300,000 people make up just 12 percent of families who are eligible for the program, according to the Center for
"This definitely has some competitive downside," he said. "I'm not sure this will raise as many fundamental dangers as the
The vote was taken at the Federal Communications Commission Thursday morning, as drums pounded and hundreds of demonstrators supporting Net neutrality chanted outside FCC headquarters.
This post has been revised to clarify that Charlie Ergen has played no role in AT&T's discussions about acquiring DirecTV
Just as most nonprofits initially resisted getting on board with social media, they're also apprehensive to spend the time and resources to devise and implement a mobile strategy. But with over 28 percent of web traffic now coming from mobile devices, the truth is the mobile age isn't coming, it's here.
Every study confirms that guess. Prisoners who retain steady contact with family and friends while in prison have a dramatically lower recidvism rate. A better outcome for individuals and a better outcome for taxpayers.
By Allan Holmes January 7, 2014 This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit
Call me old-fashioned, but I don't think it's government's role to have Americans subsidize foreign companies. And it sure shouldn't favor foreign-government-owned companies over American ones.
With Father's Day coming up and generations around the world joining together in the exchange of sentiments and ideas, here are some ways in which innovations in communications have helped and deepen family relationships and closed the generational gap.
Ironically, jaldi is actually a Hindi word that means fast and according to company founders the name started almost as a joke. (As you can imagine Wi-Fi connections in rural India are mostly anything but.)
When merging companies talk about cost savings through "synergy," the workers know that pink slips are usually on the way. That's what we can expect if FCC Chairman Genachowski allows a merger of T-Mobile and MetroPCS to go through without conditions to protect employment.
Can Google compete with Verizon FIOS offering 530 channels and broadband speeds up to 150MPs at a price of $205 per month? Or with AT&T, Time Warner or Comcast with their combo Internet/TV plans?
For the last 20 years, the nation's major telecom companies have been playing the public and regulatory officials for fools. Now they're claiming they shouldn't be obliged to provide affordable landline service to everyone anymore, as they take the money and run to wireless.