Drake Lundell

Associate Editor, The Kiplinger Letter
5 Ways Technology Will Change the Way You Travel
Travel

5 Ways Technology Will Change the Way You Travel

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January 1, 2012
Technologies That Will Rock Your World
Technology

Technologies That Will Rock Your World

For 88 years, subscribers have relied on The Kiplinger Letter for insights into emerging technologies that will change the way Americans live and do b…
December 19, 2011
IT: A Bright Spot in the Economy
Economic Forecasts

IT: A Bright Spot in the Economy

Consumers and businesses may be tightfisted on most spending, but not when it comes to information technology.
August 23, 2011
A Tech Bubble? What Tech Bubble?
Technology

A Tech Bubble? What Tech Bubble?

Today’s social networking is far different from the dot-com craze that blew up in 2000.
April 25, 2011
Like Internet TV? So Do Your Neighbors
Technology

Like Internet TV? So Do Your Neighbors

Bringing movies, sports events and more in high-definition could slow connections to a crawl.
January 13, 2011
Facebook Caves to Angry Businesses
Technology

Facebook Caves to Angry Businesses

Firms will get to access community pages to monitor and correct misconceptions.
December 20, 2010
Body Scanners Taking to the Streets
Technology

Body Scanners Taking to the Streets

Mobile scanning technology similar to airport scanners is on tap to check vehicles -- and possibly people, too -- for explosives and other contraband.
December 15, 2010
Ethernet to Get Faster, Cheaper
Technology

Ethernet to Get Faster, Cheaper

It's not just wireless networks that are getting faster -- the wires behind them are, too.
December 2, 2010
Cities Back Off Free Wi-Fi Plans
Technology

Cities Back Off Free Wi-Fi Plans

Cellular 3G and 4G networks and wireless spectrum are expanding. Free municipal Wi-Fi -- not so much.
November 22, 2010
Meeting Information Technology Needs in the "Cloud"
Technology

Meeting Information Technology Needs in the "Cloud"

More firms are unleashing their employees from desks, workstations and even heavy laptops.
November 9, 2010
Internet Becoming Tool of Choice for Negative Politics
Politics

Internet Becoming Tool of Choice for Negative Politics

Social networking sites are giving opposition researchers a whole new field to play in.
November 1, 2010
Wi-Fi Hot Spots Growing Much Larger
Technology

Wi-Fi Hot Spots Growing Much Larger

More available frequencies and connections spell fewer dead zones and many new uses.
October 6, 2010
Magazines as Apps
Technology

Magazines as Apps

The idea may prove to be a bonanza for publishers.
September 16, 2010
Virtual Reality Systems Boost Workplace Efficiency
Technology

Virtual Reality Systems Boost Workplace Efficiency

When words may not be understood, how about a picture? Visualization tools can help overcome language and other communication barriers.
September 1, 2010
E-books: Coming On Like Gangbusters
Technology

E-books: Coming On Like Gangbusters

Many bibliophiles love them. Will they become a lucrative new medium for advertisers?
August 26, 2010
Lots of Competition for iPad Coming
Technology

Lots of Competition for iPad Coming

More than 30 new tablet computers will flood what’s shaping up to be a red-hot market.
August 20, 2010
Congress to Crack Down on Facebook
Politics

Congress to Crack Down on Facebook

Privacy concerns will spawn rules for businesses -- big and small -- that collect data on online clients.
August 13, 2010
Risky Business: Using Facebook at Work
Technology

Risky Business: Using Facebook at Work

Allowing employees to check social-networking sites on the job may invite cybercriminals into your company.
August 4, 2010
More Ethanol Coming to Your Gas
Business Costs & Regulation

More Ethanol Coming to Your Gas

The EPA approval will please growers and others in the industry. Drivers, less so.
July 20, 2010
Facebook's Community Pages Upset Businesses
Business Costs & Regulation

Facebook's Community Pages Upset Businesses

The social networking giant is scrambling to address company concerns.
June 15, 2010
Businesses to Spend More on IT
Technology

Businesses to Spend More on IT

New products and the need to replace old equipment spark an IT resurgence.
May 25, 2010
FCC Likely to Get Back Control of the Internet
Business Costs & Regulation

FCC Likely to Get Back Control of the Internet

Verizon, Google and others are lining up on both sides of a fight in Congress.
April 27, 2010