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Dec 13, 2013The Atlantic
As my colleague Svati Narula reported, some 94 percent of Americans say that having a public library improves a community a...
Dec 12, 2013Chicago Tribune
A Pew Internet and American Life Project study this year found that 91 percent of Americans 16 years or older say public libraries are important to their communities. Yet just 22 percent say they know most of the services their libraries offer now...
Dec 11, 2013Los Angeles Times
In a study released Wednesday, Pew reports that an overwhelming majority of Americans value libraries. Ninety-five percent of Americans 16 and older say that libraries are important because of the opportunities and resources they provide, and beca...
Dec 6, 2013Marketplace
Apple effectively put its sales force in your pocket today. If you’re in an Apple Store with the right app turned on, you could get a message saying, essentially: “Hey, I see you’re standing in front of the new iPad. Want to upgrade? Let me see i...
Dec 4, 2013Associated Press
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey worried aloud Wednesday that the next generation of possible military recruits is ignorant about the damage that can come from showing bad or illegal behavior online.
"I worry a ...
Nov 26, 2013Medical Daily
Chronic health conditions, such as heart disease, stroke, and cancer are considered preventable even though they account for well over half of the United States’ cost on health care treatments. Results of a recent survey conducted by the Pew Resea...
Nov 23, 2013The Daily Dot
In a recent study of cellphone use, the Pew Internet & American Life Project found that just over one-third of Internet of cellphone owners users reported to mostly going online using their mobile devices. This group, which Pew labeled “cell mostl...
Nov 14, 2013Mashable
But to believe that Snapchat is worth its alleged valuation, to justify that financial hubris, you have to say that Snapchat has the potential to become not just as valuable as Instagram, but four times as valuable as Instagram. Let's compare the ...
Nov 13, 2013Washington Post
The digital divide linked to household income is less extreme but still substantial. Nearly a quarter of adults in households making less than $30,000 per year don't use the Internet, the survey showed, as opposed to fewer than 1 in 20 adults in h...
Nov 6, 2013Wall Street Journal
The nation's new chief telecommunications regulator said ensuring competition will be a top priority, signaling that he'll keep a close watch over an industry concentrated among a handful of dominant players.
"The first goal ought to be t...
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The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trust.