Technology

The case for bringing families online

The nearest library to Rose Ash’s home in Buffalo, NY is nearly two miles away. At 67 years old and physically disabled, that’s hardly within her reach, even with her walker. But Rose makes up for it by going online in her own home to purchase...

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Tips for reusing, reducing, recycling your devices

Take a closer look at your newest television — not only is it thinner and lighter than past generations — but it’s also consuming less energy. 

Across the consumer technology ecosystem, innovators have...

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Congress Getting it Right on Email Privacy

For thirty years, the federal government has operated under the premise that the American people do not have a reasonable expectation of privacy in their emails. What’s worse, almost no one is aware of it.

Last year,...

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Encryption showdown: Burr-Feinstein vs McCaul-Warner

The encryption battle line has been drawn.

On one side of the showdown we have a senator, who despite representing America’s tech heartland constituency, doesn’t understand rudimentary principles of technology. Joining her is another...

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Congress shouldn't cut the lifeline for rural America

You might assume that urban America is where the broadband gap is most severe.  But the truth is that rural America is much worse off when it comes to broadband or, more precisely, the lack thereof.  The FCC’s 2015 Broadband Progress...

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