How The Other Half Hacks

WHEN IT COMES TO COMPUTERS, the rich are different. According to a new Roper Organization survey commissioned by Conde Nast Publications Inc., Americans earning over $100,000 a year are big users of computers and online services. Of the 1,000 polled who had a median family income of $142,000, 56% owned PCs, vs. about 40% of overall U.S. households cited in a recent Yankelovich Partners Inc. study. And 23% of the rich used online services--mostly for work--vs. 13% of Americans in general.

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