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Sep 22, 2005The Mercury News
"So many Americans have already moved from slower to high-speed Internet connections on their home computers that the growth rate of new high-speed customers is tapering off, a new report says.The Pew Research Center found that from Decemb...
Sep 22, 2005The Baltimore Sun
"If you read a newspaper, watch TV or surf the Web, it's hard to avoid that Verizon ad - the one that offers broadband Internet service for $14.95 a month.Actually, call it Broadband Lite. With a maximum download speed of 768 kilobits per ...
Sep 21, 2005CNET News.com
"Americans are putting the brakes on broadband adoption growth, according to a new study.The survey, published by independent think tank Pew Internet & American Life Project, found that high-speed Internet adoption, after growing quickly i...
Sep 21, 2005Forbes.com
"After years of double-digit growth, the rate at which Americans are switching to high-speed broadband Internet connections is slowing considerably and could slow further. That the U.S. is a laggard in broadband penetration--the country ranks 12th...
Sep 4, 2005The Baltimore Sun
"During the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, people grabbed for their cell phones to contact friends. As Hurricane Ivan threatened the coast of Florida last year, parents there e-mailed updates to their grown children in other states. And when London's su...
Aug 22, 2005Newsweek
"When Bob Dylan sang "Time passes slowly up here in the mountains," he wasn't referring to the speed of Web pages loading on his computer. But this month I've had plenty of time to think about that Dylan lyric, as well as re-read the paper and sta...
Aug 14, 2005The Houston Chronicle
"As classes resume this month, schools across Texas are struggling to create and enforce technology policies that keep pace with today's children — a generation dependent on cell phones, text messaging and digital music players. Educators have wri...
Aug 9, 2005St. Petersburg Times
"Some parents struggle to get their children to surrender even a scrap of information about what they did in school.But last year, Joyce Schubert didn't even have to ask. Each day, after her fifth-grade daughter, Kayla Vance, disappeared i...
Jul 29, 2005Electricnews.net
"Once heralded as the internet's "killer app", e-mail is being shunned by younger users in favour of instant messaging to keep in contact with their friends.Three-quarters of US teenagers contacted for the Pew Internet & American Life surv...
Jul 28, 2005Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
"When researchers at the Pew Internet and American Life Project released their latest report yesterday on Internet use by teens, they must have been thinking about Mitch Ross, 15, and his older sister, Maxine, 16, of Mt. Lebanon.The Rosses...
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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.