Important New Report on 2017 Internet Trends

For more than two decades, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) has produced a comprehensive annual Internet Trends Report. The latest report was introduced at the Code Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, on May 31, 2017: “The annual report compiles and analyzes data from a wide range of sources, providing insights on the state […]

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Seniors More Active on the Net

For years, there has been a pretty direct correlation between age and Internet use — with those 65+ and older having relatively interest. But times are changing!! As just reported by Felix Richter for Statista: “While young people in the United States have grown up using technology and spend a substantial part of their lives […]

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Ransomware Now a BIGGER Problem — What Can YOU Do?

We have written several times before about the devastating results caused by ransomware hacking (see, for example, 1, 2, 3). “Ransomware is malware. The hackers demand payment, often via Bitcoin or prepaid credit card, from victims in order to regain access to an infected device and the data stored on it.” [Ransomware: The Smart Person’s […]

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How Dominant Is Amazon Online?

It’s no surprise to any of us that Amazon is by far the leading online U.S. retailer. But would you be surprised to learn that Apple’s most recent annual online revenues exceeded those of Walmart? Or to learn that Amazon’s online revenues for its most recent year were greater than the next 14 U.S. retailers […]

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