Posts by Erin Ellison

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How Much Data is Created and Used Every Day?

Short answer: a lot. And Big Tech is collecting more of it all day, every day. Those 3.5 million emails per second feel really real (especially when you’re coming back from a week off). But to take a deeper look at all these bytes and bits flowing, we broke down some fascinating numbers to help

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Which States Have the Best Internet Speed?

Summary: Here are the top states for high-speed internet and how to get faster internet wherever you are. Plus, the five states with the slowest speeds. We’ve talked a lot about how to choose the right internet plan for you and how fast 100 Mbps really is. But what if we zoom out and look

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How is Fiber-Optic Internet Installed?

Summary: Fiber internet is on a lot of our minds — from how much it costs to install to finding out if it’s available near you, there’s a lot to unpack. We’ve got the answers to all your questions below. Or you can discover what’s available by calling . Picture this: you’ve successfully chosen a

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Infographic: What Happens When Electronic Waste is Thrown Away?

Electronic waste, also known as e-waste, is the trash created by discarded electronic devices, or a lot of the things related to creating or keeping those devices up and running. So yes, it’s your phone, but think about your headphones, charger, and other accessories too. We all love our devices, but e-waste is the fastest