The mobile Internet economy

May 31, 2012
The troubled Facebook IPO is casting a pall over high tech (wrongly, I think). The signal moment for the emergence of an even larger digital economy wasn't Facebook. It was Apple's iPad. It's the visible symbol of the rapid embrace of wireless data -- video, images, content, data and communication -- throughout the global economy. A safe forecast: The mobile Internet will transform personal finance.
Posted In: Internet, smartphones, digital, Personal Finance, borrow, health care, pets

What the spectrum auction means for you and me

Feb 17, 2012
Wireless companies may soon be able to buy more airwaves under a spectrum auction that will help pay for the payroll tax cut extension and other jobless benefits. What's the idea behind the auction?
Posted In: spectrum, wireless, smartphones

Wael Ghonim on the Arab Spring and social media

Feb 6, 2012
A key figure in the Egyptian protests looks back and looks ahead.
Posted In: Egypt, Arab Spring, Facebook, Twitter, smartphones, PCs

Girl Scouts accept mobile payments

Feb 6, 2012
Earning a merit badge in using technology to make me fat
Posted In: mobile payments, smartphones, Girl Scouts

BlackBerry lags behind as CEOs step down

Jan 23, 2012
Research In Motion, the maker of BlackBerry phones, has lost a huge part of its share in the smartphone market.
Posted In: Blackberry, technology, smartphones

Confessions of a data addict

Jan 20, 2012
Smartphone users download, stream and connect beyond their limits -- and there are no signs of slowing down.
Posted In: smartphones, data plans


Jan 11, 2012
Tech Vegas-style
Posted In: smartphones, Intel, Sony, CES