Rory J. Thompson

Rory J. Thompson is a longtime techno-geek, starting with the PRODIGY online service back in the late ‘80s, and then having worked in various senior editorial capacities at major national technology publications including InformationWeek, Baseline and Smart Partner. Currently a Web Editor at TMC, he is also a contributing blogger to Ziff-Davis Media’s various web properties, including, where he takes a slightly jaded look at the world of technology today, and how life was so much better when we all had to use dial-up. Not.


Latest Articles

Today's TechFast: It's All Rock 'n Roll To Me: Datacom Reportedly Gaining on Telecom 01/14/2015
Today's TechFast: Videoconferencing, Diversity, Mobile Apps All Gaining Ground 01/13/2015
Today's TechFast: Ask, and Ye Might Receive 01/07/2015
Today's TechFast: I Hate When That Happens: Telecom Accidentally Takes Down Internet 12/17/2014
Today's TechFast: Frontier Pushes for Bigger Audience, T-Mobile Pushes for Lower Costs 12/16/2014
Today's TechFast: Down, Up, Down, Up: Industry is Like a Rollercoaster Today 12/11/2014
Today's TechFast: Technology Takes the Spotlight in Call Centers, Car Buying and a City in Decline 12/10/2014
Today's TechFast: Bothersome Co-Workers, Buzzword Build-Up and Best Practices 12/09/2014
Today's TechFast: Clear Outlook for Video, Wearables; Mixed Forecast for the Cloud 12/04/2014
Today's TechFast: Taking a Closer Look at Tech, Black Friday and Oh, Canada! 12/03/2014
Today's TechFast: Call Center Hiring, Videoconferencing Both Coming into Sharper Focus 12/02/2014
Today's TechFast: IoT to Expand, Cloud Set to Rise Even Higher 11/20/2014
Today's TechFast: Mobile Subscribers Rise, Landlines Taking a Beating 11/19/2014
Today's TechFast: VoIP Gets a Bigger Voice, ACA Showing Signs of Health 11/18/2014
Today's TechFast: AT&T Acquires, GENBAND Joins and Santa's Gonna Get Slammed 11/13/2014
Today's TechFast Newsletter: Verizon Snooping, Microsoft Winning, and What are Zettabytes? 11/12/2014
Tech Companies Unite to Force FCC's Hand 05/09/2014
'Minority Report' Technology Comes a Step Closer to Reality 04/30/2014
Short Circuits: SEX, Irony and Google Glass 05/31/2013
Short Circuits: Romulan Ale and Peanut Butter 05/28/2013
Short Circuits: Stalking, Star Trek and TweetPee 05/14/2013
Dial Carefully? Grandma Calls 'Idol' 100s of Times, Gets Comcast Warning 04/03/2013
Say What? In Effort to Maintain Control, Saudis Cracking Down on Skype Users 04/01/2013