We are a nation grown numb to the seemingly endless fine print that accompanies our purchases.
Noel Lee’s career is as colorful as his many sports cars: he quit a job in nuclear research to play folk rock before deciding in 1979 to make quality speaker wire. The CEO of Monster Cable spoke with TIME’s AMANDA BOWER about how he built a company on a product that stores used to give away, as well as the wireless revolution and the NFL.
Most private hospitals can only dream of the futuristic medicine Dr. Divya Shroff practices today
Cardiologist Steven Greenberg keeps tabs on his patients around the clock, but he doesn’t have to lose much sleep to do so. Greenberg is able to monitor his patients daily, thanks to a device billed as the world’s first wireless pacemaker
Prison authorities used to have almost complete control over an inmate’s ability to communicate with the outside world. By checking their mail and parceling out telephone access at scheduled times on easily and legally tapped landlines communication for inmates was difficult and often expensive .
The prepaid cell phone market has finally hit the U.S. in a big way as economically strapped consumers flock to inexpensive pay-as-you-go services. The result will likely mean that big cell phone providers may be forced to slash prices on contract service plans to keep consumers from defecting