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2008-10-02 12:03:44

This week's Socially Speaking, Sun's Internet Radio show focused on the latest in social media, will feature Jim Louderback, CEO for Revision3. Jim, a pioneer in the online space has spent over 16 years in various media and technology roles and is a leading innovator in the Internet TV space. Topics of discussion will include an overview of this growing Internet media trend, user-generated video sites and what the future holds for Revision3 and TV networks on the web. When:...

2008-09-22 09:00:28

It can be awful to have your Windows computer infected with malicious software, but it is almost as bad suffering the daily burdens imposed by the security software designed to protect you. Too often, security programs significantly slow down the computer, causing lags in booting up the machine, launching programs and receiving e-mail. Not only that, they can be incredibly annoying, popping up frequent messages or asking questions in techie lingo. Now, Symantec has decided to radically...

2008-09-05 09:00:16

By Wendy Leonard Deseret News Round-the-clock computer labs and 24/7 tech support landed the University of Utah a spot as the third most teched-out campus in the country, according to PC Magazine's latest survey. The U. is No. 3 among the Top 20 Wired Colleges in the United States, following first-place University of Illinois and No. 2 Kansas State University, which offer students such things as free laptops and remote diagnostics tools to their campus community. "Students come to campus...

2008-08-05 09:00:27

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, Verizon's FiOS Internet service has been rated the best in PC Magazine's reader survey of "The Best (and Worst)" ISPs in America. Verizon High Speed Internet service also finished third in overall score on the list of the best DSL providers rated by the magazine's readers. The survey, conducted between April 7 and May 14, 2008, asked PC Magazine readers to rate their Internet service providers, including fiber-based service,...

2008-07-21 12:00:42

HiWired, Inc., a leader in remote technical support and computer repair, has been awarded the Editors' Choice rating by PC Magazine in a July review. HiWired provides consumers and small businesses with immediate, expert support for the PC and any technology that integrates with the PC, including wireless networks, iPods, digital cameras and smartphones. As a result of this review, HiWired has taken the top spot as PC Magazine's choice for online tech support. PC Magazine reports that...

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