Recently the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced it would
explore new ways to make Internet access more accessible to low-income
families. According to a press statement by FCC Chairman Julius
Genachowski, he will be ordering drastic changes to the Lifeline
low-income telecommunications connectivity program, which was developed
to help low-income Americans pay for telephone connectivity.
Just after bowing to consumer pressure and lowering the price of its
months-old Motorola Droid RAZR mobile phone, Verizon Wireless is about
to unleash on the public an upgraded version of the phone. Unveiled at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas
earlier this month and scheduled to hit stores before February, the
Droid RAZR MAXX is billed as having the thinnest and the longest battery
life of any 4G smartphone, as well as rocket speeds.
Want to sell or buy something online? E-Bay is the cyber shopping mall
for millions but according to a new study called "Race Effects on
E-Bay," compiled by researchers from Harvard and Yale who tested the
different experiences of Black and white people selling things on E-Bay,
your race makes a difference on the Internet site.
Log on to Facebook and you will undoubtedly come up with countless
complaints about the social networking service, which has over 800
million users. Although it is the most popular to date, users seem
frustrated with everything from the layout to the lack of privacy it
afford its users. This is why Google has stepped up efforts to compete
with Facebook with the introduction of its own social networking service
and website, Google+.