Posts by Leon Hounshell

slow-internet

Slow Internet? Paying More For Faster Speeds May Not Be The Answer

By Leon Hounshell. Leon is EarthLink’s Chief Product Officer and a member of the Forbes Technology Council where this article was originally published.   Internet providers are offering faster and faster speeds, and as households and businesses depend more and more on connected devices, increasing the speed of the internet seems like a great idea.

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Convenience vs. Security: Is It Possible To Have Both?

As technology makes our lives more convenient, it also raises more concerns about hackers and other vulnerabilities. But is it always a trade-off? Can you balance the desire for convenience without sacrificing security?   There’s no question that technological innovations are making our lives easier. Smart speakers now have screens. Smart cameras recognize friends and