About 20 percent of Americans are learning something about the presidential campaign on Facebook, compared with 42 percent who are getting some election news from their local daily newspapers, according to a study released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press.
Don’t Look Now: A Car that Tweets (Wall Street Journal)
Undaunted by fear of safety regulations, auto makers are piling new technologies into their vehicles: everything from 17-inch dashboard screens to services that check Facebook and buy movie tickets.
Calling on SB 271 (Toledo Free Press)
The telecommunications bill would remove the Carrier of Last Resort (COLR) requirement in areas deemed “fully competitive” by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. This is a leftover restriction from the telecommunications monopoly days, which have long been forgotten in our hypercompetitive marketplace.
Dublin’s e-Waste Creates Jobs (Columbus Dispatch)
As he ripped apart an old computer server’s battery-backup system, Mike Cotton summed up why he does what he what does. “We mine the planet to get the stuff to make these electronics, so why shouldn’t we recycle them and use that material again?”