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Robert Strohmeyer is a veteran business technology journalist and the founder of Startzilla, a social toolset for entrepreneurs.

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Why your Internet service provider wants to nix all-you-can-eat data buffets

As the industry moves toward 'metered' broadband plans, hard-core users will feel the hurt.


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How to outsource your app development

Working with outside contractors can be challenging. Here’s how to get great results from freelance developers and hired agencies.

Safari 4 download stat is pure hype

Much is being made of Apple's announcement that Safari 4 has been downloaded 11 million times since its release Monday. But PC World's Robert Strohmeyer thinks a reality check is in order.

Exchange support coming with Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, users will at last be able to use Microsoft Exchange without requiring the aid of outside software such as Entourage.

Summary: iPhone 3GS, MacBook updates, Snow Leopard highlight WWDC

From laptop updates to Snow Leopard to iPhone news, Monday's keynote at the Worldwide Developer Conference had plenty of Apple product announcements to go around. Here's a summary of what Apple unveiled.

Are Baby Boomers killing Facebook and Twitter?

It may seem like Facebook and Twitter widen the gaps between Boomers, Gen X-ers, and members of Generation Y, but online social networks may bring us all closer.

Twitter quitters just don't get it

Robert Strohmeyer of PC World isn't surprised that Twitter has a knack for hemorrhaging users. In fact, he thinks it's probably good for the microblogging service and its users if people who don't get Twitter move on.

Ten business lessons from 'Battlestar Galactica'

You think your business has it rough? The people of Battlestar Galactica have lived through a recession you wouldn't believe.

Will the iPhone Kill the Kindle? No Way

PC World’s Robert Strohmeyer argues that the Kindle is more than a match for the iPhone.

On the show floor at Web Expo 2.0

Senior Editor Robert Strohmeyer takes to the aisles at Web Expo 2.0 in San Francisco and looks at some of the new tools and services cropping up to make social networking easier.