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These Are the Most In-Demand Skills for Freelance Developers

JavaScript, CSS, and HTML top the list of desired skills for software dev contractors.

By Chandra Steele

The US Is Number One for Data Theft

Uswitch’s data-breach report names the US the data theft capital of the world, outranking China, India, and the UK.

By Sherin Shibu

How Much Is Your Personal Data Worth?

Because there are fewer men than women, data for men commands a slightly higher price. And 18- to 24-year-olds command top data dollars.

By Chandra Steele

Cord-Cutting for Live TV Is More Expensive Than You Think

A new study looks at live TV streaming prices over the past five years and finds that services are gradually getting more expensive.

By Sherin Shibu

Which Generation Is Most Dependent on Smartphones? Hint: They’re Young

How smartphone-dependent are you, compared with your age group?

By Sherin Shibu

Here’s Where People Shell Out the Most and the Least for Internet

The state that pays the most for internet access forks out more than ten times as much as the state with the lowest internet costs.

By Sherin Shibu

The TV Shows Americans Watched During Election Week

During a tense time, Americans watched comfortable favorites, including The Simpsons and The Big Bang Theory. They also flocked to Baby Yoda.

By Sherin Shibu

Consumers Don't Have Privacy Concerns Over Drone Deliveries

Privacy from tech companies is a real concern these days, but consumers aren't worried about the potential dangers when it comes to drone deliveries.

By Jason Cohen

Feeling Productive While Working from Home? Many Managers Disagree

According a survey of global supervisors, 38% of bosses believe remote workers have worse performance than people in an office setting. Get ready for more scrutiny at home.

By Eric Griffith

US Residents Can Expect to Pay $32,400 For Internet Over a Lifetime

Ever wonder how much money goes into your internet connection? US residents will pay more over a lifetime than residents of almost any other country.

By Jason Cohen

Most Americans Think Social Media Has a Negative Effect on the US

The Pew Research Center looked at public attitudes towards big tech as government scrutiny intensifies.

By Sherin Shibu

Online Shopping Has Skyrocketed: Here Are Trends in Your State

A report from LendingTree looks at how trends in online shopping differ from state to state. How do you compare?

By Sherin Shibu

Study Finds That US 5G Speeds Are Slower Than 14 Other Countries

5G in the United States is still a work in progress, but we're starting to see how slow it is when compared to other countries that are launching their own networks.

By Jason Cohen

Here's What You and Your Neighbors Have Been Watching on Netflix This Year

Netflix has never seen so much traffic as it has in 2020. What has everyone been watching?

By Chandra Steele

Facebook, Uber, and Dating Sites Top List of Companies Collecting Your Personal Data

Beyond tracking your viewing habits, purchases, and even location, companies are gathering all the stats they legally can, right down to your height, weight, hobbies, and pets.

By Eric Griffith

Survey: One in 3 Americans Plan to Buy the iPhone 12

But 75 percent of survey respondents think Apple should reduce the price of the iPhone because of COVID-19.

By Sherin Shibu

Has the Pandemic Changed How You Use Your Phone?

According to our survey, COVID-19 has had a strong effect on phone usage; messaging is more popular than ever, and more of us are actually using our phones to talk to others.

By Chandra Steele

Nested Nintendo: Today’s Nintendo Switch Can Fit 40 Game Boy Screens

Advances in screen resolution get an easy to understand explainer in this infographic depicting how far the windows into your handheld Mario games have come.

By Sherin Shibu

Are You Spending Too Much on App Subscriptions?

With so many choices, it's easy to blow $40 per month on various app-based subscription services. Here's how the average mobile user is spending their cash, from Netflix and Tinder to Apple News+ and YouTube TV.

By Sherin Shibu

These US Rural Areas Have the Highest (and Lowest) Internet Speeds

Boardman, OR tops the charts with an average internet speed of 103.8Mbps, while Hyden, KY has the lowest: a mere 4.2Mbps.

By Sherin Shibu
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