How Fast Is Your ISP? New FCC Report Rates Verizon And Cablevision Tops In Delivering Speed As Advertised
Thursday, July 19, 2012 13:45
In 2012, according to the Federal Communications Commissoin, the majority of ISPs delivered actual download speeds within 90% of their advertised speeds or better, with modest performance declines during peak periods. In 2011, most ISPs delivered actual download speeds within 80% of advertised speeds.
Yahoo! Inc. said Marissa Mayer will become chief executive officer tomorrow, appointing a vice president from competitor Google Inc. to stem years of missteps and mistakes at the biggest U.S. Web portal.
Mayer take over tomorrow to become Yahoo's fifth CEO in four years, says Reuters.
I'm seeing a huge increase in snake oil salesmen who know noithing about financial advice and a little about social media and search engines and parlaying that into marketing engagements. The trends started three years ago with the surge in open-source devleopment content management systems like WordPress and Joomla, but it has take gained strength in recent months as the economy has worsened, throwing more people out of work and transforming them into overnight Web gurus.
This story captures thatbtrend and also nails the ridiculous oversharing, slef0-indulgence, and naivete of many advisors marketing by using social media.