When AT&T activated its 4G LTE service in the New York City metro
area and 10 additional markets on Jan. 5, it brought to 15 the number of
markets in which the AT&T service was available. Since 2011, major
markets such as Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and Washington, D.C., have
offered the same service. AT&T now claims the titles of the nation’s
largest Wi-Fi provider and the nation’s second largest wireless
operator after Verizon.
Facebook profiles are supposed to be a digital representation of a
person's self, but how much they reveal about a person might be far more
in-depth than previously thought. That's because new research published
by the Journal of Applied Social Psychology has indicated that Facebook
profiles can serve as a stronger indicator of job performance than an
Social media is part of everyday life. And increasingly, more and more
companies are using social media to screen possible employees. In fact,
according to a study done by the Society for Human Resource Management,
more than one half of employers use social media sites to recruit
potential candidates, an increase from just more than a third in 2008.
Social-networking behemoth Facebook filed for its initial public
offering on Wednesday, February 1, the first step in publicly trading as
ticker “FB” on, as yet, an undisclosed exchange. The Wall Street firms
underwriting the I.P.O. are Allen & Company, Bank of
America-Merrill-Lynch, Barclays Capital, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase
and Morgan Stanley.
At one point in time, Black History Month was dedicated to celebrating
the accomplishments of African Americans over the year. While this
remains an important element of Black History Month, the event has
become little more than a month-long lesson play for K-12 social studies
teachers. Now, modern technology is breathing new life into the event.