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Shanghai Surprise: Inside China’s Biggest Metropolis

Our journey to China provided a study in contrasts, from the abundant wealth that is financing the tall skyscrapers of downtown Shanghai to the scenes (and smells) of an urban street marketplace. Over the course of a week, we experienced the paradox of modern China...

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Open for Everyone

One of America’s greatest assets is its rich tapestry of people, a country born as a melting pot of culture and tradition, the secular and sacred....

Happy 95th Birthday, RCA (and radio)

95 years ago today, two seminal events in communications history occurred within a few hours of each other. The world's first wireless voice broadcast crackled through the AM air, when Pittsburgh's Frank Conrad (assistant chief engineer at the city's Westinghouse plant) fired up homemade vacuum tubes,...

Facebook’s Instant Messenger Push: Tempest in a Teapot?

Much angst is being felt by netizens throughout the world about the latest move by Facebook to “force” those who wish to chat with each other through the free service to download and use an app when sending instant messages on a smartphone.  Yes, it’s...

Take Five: Hackers and Passwords Don’t Mix

A CNET.com report says there’s a pretty good chance that one of your email accounts is among more than a billion (with a “b”) accounts compromised by Russian hackers.  But experts say you shouldn’t panic. Take 5 with us to learn more about what happened and...

Five Reasons to Invest in Video Production

The Internet’s capability to function as a vehicle for outbound information has become both a blessing and a curse, with millions of companies filling the void with information and advertising. Internet video has become over a third of all online activity. And it’s only growing...

5 Future Automobile Technologies

While driving home from vacation recently (12 hours in one day), I experienced every type of driver. We encountered drivers that were aggressive, oblivious, SLOW, dangerous, and defensive. With all that time on my hands, I started brainstorming future technologies that could be implemented to...

Five Fire Phone Findings: Will Amazon Change the Cell Phone Market?

Electronics retailing giant Amazon took the wraps off the new Fire phone this week (chief Jeff Bezos gushed that the black brick is “gorgeous”), and within seconds the pundits fired across the bow with a host of complaints. At $200 with a two-year AT&T agreement,...

Five Quick Google Search Tips

  Everyone can use a brush-up on new technology. And while almost everyone uses Google to search, you may not be aware of some shortcuts that can cut down your search time and improve results. So here are our favorite five Google Search Tips, courtesy of a...

5 Things to Know Before You Buy a Phantom Quadcopter

For only around $1000 you can take to the sky with an amazing piece of technology and film in 1080HD. But before you purchase a Phantom Quadcopter, take some time to learn a little more about the skills, precautions and risks involved. I recently purchased a Phantom 2 Vision+ and in...