Stories tagged: communication
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 2:58 p.m.
Samsung unveils successor to Note 7 phone
Samsung is trying to move past last year’s disastrous Galaxy Note 7 launch with a successor sporting a dual-lens camera, animated messages, expanded note-taking – and lower battery capacity.
Tue., July 11, 2017, 12:43 p.m.
Western Washington getting new 564 area code
Western Washington residents will soon have to punch in the area code along with the telephone number in order to make a local call.
Fri., June 2, 2017, 7:55 a.m.
CenturyLink fined $123K for communication outage
State regulators have fined CenturyLink $123,000 for failing to notify state officials on time about a communications outage last fall that left thousands of customers with intermittent 911 service.
UPDATED: Sat., March 11, 2017, 4:01 p.m.
A World without Wi-Fi looks possible as unlimited plans rise
With every major U.S. wireless carrier now offering unlimited data plans, consumers don’t need to log on to a Wi-Fi network to avoid costly overage charges anymore. That’s a critical …
Wed., July 6, 2016, 1:42 p.m.
Verizon hikes prices, but new options could save you money
Verizon is hiking prices on its cellphone plans, though the new rates come with changes that might actually save you money.
Sat., April 16, 2016
Kate Peterson: Nothing funny about reinforcing stereotypes
Students shouldn’t be learning that it’s okay for a man to make jokes about women as sex objects, bad drivers or emotional manipulators.
Mon., Dec. 1, 2014
Group at Geezer Forum receives advice, pep talk from retired doctor
When it comes to physicians, patients have to remember one thing: Doctors are human, too. That was the advice from retired physician Jim Arthurs during a gathering of the popular …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2012
Vestal: Democracy suffers as belief gap widens
Does living in different political parties mean we occupy different realities? The narratives of the Republican and Democratic conventions suggest that’s true. And new research by a Washington State University …
Sun., Oct. 17, 2010
E-mail exchanges are great, but shouldn’t be only method
I love e-mail, simply love it. It is my favorite way to communicate. It saves time, as I can send my entire board of directors a quick update in minutes …
Mon., Jan. 26, 2009, 12:01 a.m.
Parenting with many styles
Some families seem to get along with ease. Many, however, long for harmony – personalities clash, siblings argue, stressed-out parents can’t agree on how to discipline and raise their kids.