Articles By Narasu Rebbapragada

Yelp ratings tied directly to revenue impact in Harvard report

Depending on the neighborhood, the fire-engine red "People Love Us on Yelp" sticker outnumbers sedate-looking "Zagat Rated" emblems or fading newspaper reviews on restaurant doors. There's no mistaking the power--and, let's face it,

Published on: November 17th, 2011 Narasu Rebbapragada

Electronic implants may create healthier, stronger human beings in 5 years

Imagine if you could learn to fly a helicopter by downloading software directly to your brain. Imagine if your eyes could see an object, overlaid with data, miles away in the dark. These

Published on: July 19th, 2010 Narasu Rebbapragada

How cybercrooks could cash in on your Facebook data

The gargantuan amount of high-quality user data on Facebook is causing everyone--from marketers to hackers--to salivate like dogs gazing at a steak. They all want a piece of you. Thanks to Facebook's Open

Published on: June 23rd, 2010 Narasu Rebbapragada

Technology to get you in shape at home or on the road

With personal trainers producing YouTube fitness videos, iPod Nanos sporting pedometers, and yogis practicing tree pose using the Wii Fit--technology has become one of the best ways to set and maintain fitness goals.

Published on: June 14th, 2010 Narasu Rebbapragada

Microsoft Windows Live OneCare 2.0 – Simple, solid, inexpensive

The security protection of Microsoft's Windows Live OneCare 2.0 suite is much better than that of the debut version we reviewed more than a year and a half ago. Add to that a

Published on: February 4th, 2008 Narasu Rebbapragada

Mini-PC big on energy savings

If you want a no-fuss, green alternative to a standard PC, consider Zonbu's Linux-based Energy Star 4.0 and EPEAT Gold-rated mini-PC. A preproduction unit we tested was very efficient -- but you don't

Published on: October 4th, 2007 Narasu Rebbapragada