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2014-07-14 08:30:39

Social Media Integration, Low-Cost Cloud Services and Emergency Notifications Advance Employee and Citizen Engagement; Ideal for Government Agencies GERMANTOWN, Md., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and a leading provider of managed network services, today announced enhancements to its HughesON((TM)) Digital Media Solutions for Government platform. These new capabilities increase social media...

Pew Study Predicts 'Internet Of Things' Will Be Everpresent By 2025
2014-05-15 09:09:10

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It has become the new buzz phrase: "The Internet of Things" and chances are you'll likely hear it a lot more, or it could become such a part of everyday life that it will just be the new normal. According to research compiled by the Pew Research Center Internet Project, which commissioned multiple studies to mark the 25th anniversary of the creation of the World Wide Web by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, things are going to get a whole lot more...

2014-05-07 12:27:14

Nearly One-in-Four Latinos Are Former Catholics WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although most Hispanics in the United States continue to belong to the Roman Catholic Church, the Catholic share of the Hispanic population is declining, while rising numbers of Hispanics say they are Protestant or unaffiliated with any religion. Indeed, nearly one-in-four Hispanic adults (24%) are now former Catholics, according to a major, nationwide survey of more than 5,000...

Internet Of The Future
2014-03-12 04:30:32

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Internet. To mark the occasion, Pew Research Center's Internet Project and Elon University's Imagining the Internet Center worked together to discuss what connected lives will look like in the year 2025. The report, "Digital Life in 2025," lays out "15 things about the digital future" for Internet users to ponder, looking at both good and bad aspects of what may come. "The world is moving...

Half US Adults Have Chronic Illness
2013-11-27 09:09:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Forty-five percent of US adults report having one or more chronic health condition, according to a new national survey released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center. The conditions reported in the survey range from high blood pressure and diabetes to less common conditions like lupus and cancer. Not surprisingly, those suffering from these chronic conditions tend to be older and were more likely to have faced a medical emergency...

Twitter News Users Are 'Young, Mobile and Educated:' Report
2013-11-06 11:10:13

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a nearly three-year-long study of Twitter users, a newly published report finds that those who look to the microblogging platform for daily news are becoming younger, more educated, and increasingly rely on their mobile devices to bring them the content they crave. The report, "Twitter News Consumers: Young, Mobile and Educated," released jointly by Pew Research Center and the James S. and James L. Knight Foundation, finds that while...

2013-09-23 23:32:33

Survey.com, a national survey and marketing company, was contracted to conduct a national poll that is 3 times larger than the latest Pew polling report. The Survey.com data has a higher level of demographic information, and the raw data files are being made freely available for any interested parties. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Survey.com, an nSphere company, was recently contracted by two independent, non-partisan websites that publish factual information regarding the ACA,...

Tablets Dominate And E-Book Readership Soars Says Pew
2012-12-27 14:26:33

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the Pew Research Center´s ongoing Internet & American Life Project, around 25 percent of Americans now own a tablet. The report also showed that the tablet devices are not only overtaking e-readers, but are also eating away the market share for traditional printed books. Pew found that while e-readership ownership is now at 19 percent, one in four Americans are in possession of their very own tablet computer....

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