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Pew: Smartphones narrow digital divide

Surprising as it might be to the digitally active, one in five adults in the U.S. is not online for lack of interest or financial reasons.

By Apr. 13, 2012


Divide for Android takes on BlackBerry, Sprint ID

CNET tries out a new app that's poised to turn your Android phone into a business device--but only when you ask it to.

By Feb. 28, 2011


The new Digital Divide

After participating in a Digital Brand Think Tank in Munich a couple of weeks ago (a lively discussion with 20 marketing executives from Audi, BMW, Google, Continental, and other top-tier brands), I must admit that I'm a bit tired of having to evangelize

By Jul. 30, 2009


GPUs and the new 'digital divide'

Attending Nvidia's annual analyst day is a good reminder of the significance of graphics processing units.

By Jun. 17, 2009


Audio slideshow: Bridging the digital divide

The Oakland Technology Exchange brings technology to low-income members of the community and provides them with much needed computer skills training.

By Oct. 29, 2009


Facebook, MySpace: A race/class divide?

Danah Boyd, a Harvard fellow, suggests in a speech titled "The Not-So-Hidden Politics of Class Online" that the migration of teens from MySpace to Facebook is not unlike white flight.

By Jul. 9, 2009


Will Explorer bridge the Firefox and Safari divide?

Apple and Mozilla show very different approaches to product development, with pluses and minuses in both approaches.

By May. 18, 2009


Dads, lolcats and the digital divide

My dad's idea of a good time when he was a kid was pushing a tyre around the playground with a stick -- our playground is virtual and endless, and our sticks are our keyboards

By Apr. 21, 2008


Meraki helping narrow digital divide

San Francisco-based Wi-Fi equipment maker Meraki is partnering with a nonprofit to help make universal broadband to low-income residents a reality.

By Jan. 15, 2009


FluidHTML seeks to bridge Web programming divide

A start-up called FHTML hopes its software will let traditional Web programmers tap into the power of Flash more easily. It's not a free lunch, though.

By Sep. 14, 2009