UncategorizedMarch 31, 2006

When the Internet Doesn’t Work

As many businesses try to push encounters away from the phone and to online tools, it can be annoying when the web sites don’t work as advertised.

UncategorizedMarch 22, 2006

Online News: For many home broadband users, the internet is a primary news source

By the end of 2005, 50 million Americans got news online on a typical day, a sizable increase since 2002. Much of that growth has been fueled by the rise in home broadband connections over the last four years.

UncategorizedMarch 13, 2006

Catch Walt Mossberg’s Act

Walt Mossberg’s entertaining rant at the Anti-Spyware Coalition meeting was captured on video and is worth a listen.

UncategorizedMarch 10, 2006

Seniors, Youth & Privacy

New analysis of our data & others indicates that younger people are more likely to take action to prevent identity fraud & spyware.

UncategorizedMarch 5, 2006

Online Dating

There is now relatively broad public contact with the online dating world. Yet, dating sites are just one of many online avenues that facilitate romantic connections.

UncategorizedFebruary 26, 2006

Home Broadband Adoption in Rural America

In December 2005 24% of adult rural Americans went online at home with high-speed internet connections compared with 39% of adults in urban and suburban areas.

UncategorizedFebruary 23, 2006

Internet adoption abroad

New data about use of computers and the internet in other countries.

UncategorizedFebruary 22, 2006

Invasion of the Computer Snatchers

This week’s Washington Post magazine story by Brian Krebs should serve as yet another wake-up call to internet users who do not take precautions against software intrusions.

UncategorizedFebruary 15, 2006

Surfing for Fun

About 40 million Americans were browsing the web just for fun or to pass the time on a typical day in December 2005.

UncategorizedFebruary 13, 2006

Romance in America

Only 16% of single American adults are actively looking for dating partners.