Archive for November 16th, 2009

One-fourth of teen drivers text behind the wheel (AFP)

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AFP – One-fourth of US teenagers aged 16 and 17 have sent text messages while driving and over 40 percent have had a cellphone conversation while behind the wheel, according to a study published on Monday.

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Samsung Will Debut Go Netbook on AT&T’s Network (NewsFactor)

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NewsFactor – Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Samsung is rolling out the Go netbook through AT&T next week. The 2.8-pound device will operate Microsoft Windows 7 Starter Edition and connect via AT&T’s 3G network.

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Methodology for AP poll on health care (AP)

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AP – The Associated Press poll on health care, by Stanford University with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, was conducted by GfK Roper Public Affairs & Media from Oct. 29-Nov. 8. It is based on landline and cell phone telephone interviews with a nationally representative random sample of 1,502 adults. Interviews were conducted with 1,052 […]

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Gartner Raises Global Chip Forecast on Strong PC Sales (PC World)

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PC World – Gartner raised its revenue forecast for the global chip industry on Monday due to stronger than expected demand for PCs and mobile phones, as well as government stimulus programs that have boosted demand for chips.

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