2008′s Web Primary Winner: Hillary Clinton

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Posts, Technology

At least according to a new report by Gomez, Inc., which ranks the performance of each of the 2008 presidential candidates’ online presence. The Gomez report found that Clinton’s online donation form moved ten times faster than that of Barack Obama and five times faster than that of John Edwards. The report also found that [&hellip
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Know Your Cell Phone Coverage

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Posts, Technology

The AARP is praising a new bill, chiefly sponsored by State Senator John Flanagan and Manhattan Assemblyman Daniel O’Donnell that would require cell phone companies to provide more detailed coverage maps, including where the e-911 function works during an emergency, and allow people to cancel their contract fifteen days after receiving their first bill without [&hellip
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Charity Begins At Your Desktop

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Posts, Technology

Tomorrow in The Bronx, Manhattan City Councilwoman Gale Brewer (pictured) and Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion will co-host a forum on bridging the so-called "digital divide," particularly when it comes to broadband Internet access. You see, broadband costs money, and its more money than some people are able to spend. The solution: make broadband free! [&hellip
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Phone Booth Claimed Two Lives

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Posts, Technology

Not only are payphones antiquated, but it seems they’re also extremely dangerous. Some charge that one such booth on the northwest corner of 45th Street and 9th Avenue may have contributed to the deaths of two pedestrians. The New York Sun reports that Community Board 4 approved a letter yesterday requesting that the commissioner of [&hellip
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Who Will Speak For The Rectifiers?

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Posts, Technology

We’ve just received a call from Con Ed representative Chris Olert who assures us that the rectifiers, which the Post reported yesterday may be unsafe, are in fact just peachy keen. Olert says that these are merely “charges from a disgruntled vendor,” namely Kinetics Industries Inc., and that “these devices are definitely safe.” He adds [&hellip
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