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QUIZ: How Much Does The Average American Know About Technology?

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While three-fourths of all American Internet users know that a megabyte is bigger than a kilobyte and roughly 70 percent can correctly identify a captcha from a picture, less than half know...

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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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

Forty-five percent of US adults report having one or more chronic health condition, according to a new national survey by the Pew Research Center.

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

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.

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.

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

According to the Pew Research Center’s ongoing Internet & American Life Project, the number of Americans who own a tablet continues to climb while e-readership in general soars.

Word of the Day
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
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The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".