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The first peer-reviewed study on Bitcoin is out but is expected to be published in May. It investigates participants knowledge about Bitcoin, why some don't use it, and its barriers.
In a recent research by an online store, it seems that children would prefer to learn computer programming more than learn a foreign language. However, this was seen by some as an "easy option."
A researcher of a recent study has come up with a formula that connects boredom to how we use our phones. They measured how many apps a person uses, as well as how often they check their handsets.
A new study has claimed that phone data alone is enough to predict symptoms of depression; it is understood that the more time people spend on their phones, the more they are likely to be depressed.
A new study has found out that notifications received from our phones tend to decrease our work efficiency and productivity, as the brain is reportedly distracted on the message's possible content.
It's a common stereotype that boys like games where sexy images of women are present. However, a survey has revealed that most gamers don't care about the sex of the protagonist.
A recent study has revealed that banning students from using their phones at school improved their test results. It also showed significant improvement of the test scores of underachieving students.
While Apple Pay is still in its early stages as a new payment service, a study has revealed that issues regarding the service is downgrading the potential of it to become widely used.
While camping is considered by many to be an escape from the busy city life to reconcile with nature, it has been discovered in a study that free Wi-Fi is important for many campers in America.
Well, there's some bad news for selfie-loving men: An intriguing study has revealed that men who take selfies and post them online without any editing show signs of psychopathy.
Facebook conducted a study of 700,000 users' news feed posts in 2012 without notifying it was doing so. The study was for a research paper by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Department of Justice put out a memo warning government workers of the high risk of malware on Android compared to the very low risk on iOS.
Facebook is a useful tool for sure, but at the moment it seems like it's just filled with people crushing candy. But a recent study shows that we may be most unhappy after using the social network.
If you've ever thought that Facebook seemed depressing you were completely right according to scientists. And it seems Instagram may be even more so as it "purifies this one aspect of Facebook".
A study conducted by Griffin Securities has found that most of Microsoft job postings are looking for software engineers, which should come as no surprise, while just 199 are for hardware engineers
In a super-scientific study conducted by Voucher Codes Pro it was concluded that Xbox 360 gamers are the best at sex, although gamers as a whole are generally pretty average when it comes to it
A study commissioned by Microsoft has revealed that one third of all software is counterfeit, while the costs of dealing with counterfeit software and malware will reach $114 billion this year
FixYa, a community troubleshooting site, have released their "smartphone reliability report" which ranks smartphone manufactures. Apple came in first, followed by Samsung, then Nokia, then Motorola.
The majority of Windows users aren't interesting in upgrading to Windows 8 immediately, although 68 percent of those who are considering buying a new computer want a Windows 8 product.
The folks at Display Mate took the Surface RT into their labs to compare the screen to other tablets on the market. They reveal that Microsoft has indeed made a pretty great screen despite the low res
Research firm Semiocast has revealed that only 27 percent of all Twitter users are active users. Additionally, only 75.4 percent of all public tweets came from Twitter's own products and services.
Brits no longer feel the need to have a good chinwag on the old dog-and-bone, with the younger generation leading the charge of sending text messages over making calls, so says a recent Ofcom study.
A new study conducted by Nielsen has revealed that users of the Nokia Lumia 900 are 96% satisfied with their device, and 91% think it is better than other devices on the market.
A new study says that people who spend more time sharing files are more likely to be depressed, and that we could need surveillance to keep the internet from frying our brains. Or something like that.
According to a new study, smartphone shipments should reach 1.7 billion by 2017, with Android firmly established as the leading OS, while Apple grabs some new market share. But what about Microsoft?
According to a new IDG study, professionals love using their iPads on the job, and most of them don't want anything else. More companies in Europe and Asia are buying iPads for their employees, too.
A new study shows that some tech consumers feel that the rush of new gadget products in the marketplace may be too much with some saying they are tired of having to keep up with new products.
According to a new study, the amount of consumers willing to wait for a Windows tablet has dropped dramatically in the last few months. With Windows 8 still on the horizon, should Microsoft be afraid?
Our 'need' to keep up with Facebook updates and that tweet that someone sent 7.65 seconds ago is so strong that our brains actually places it before our need for food and water.
According to a study released today, the world can't wait to get their hands on Microsoft's take of the tablet PC. But will Microsoft take on the consumer space? Maybe not.
A new study suggests that employees at work who surf the web occasionally actually turn out to be more productive in the long run.
Google+ has undoubtedly been a hit new service of 2011; however, the users it holds most appeal towards could come as a surprise, as a new study suggests.
Survey by TeleNav, Inc. reveals that iPhone users are more attached to their phones than other smartphone users.
According to a study conducted by the University of Melbourne, users trust prettier websites more than sloppy websites. Dr. Brent Coker, author of the study, believes that the increasingly good looking and well-designed web has...
A British study into cyber stalking has concluded that social networking sites such as Facebook should be making it much easier for users to report online-based abuse. According to an article on the BBC, the group...
According to a recent study, 90 percent of United States businesses have fallen victim to some sort of cyber security breach in the last 12 months. The study, conducted by Ponemon Institute for Juniper Networks,...
There have been several studies released that suggest that as people use their cell phones more they become dependent on them. Separating them from their cell phone creates anxiety and stress. Michelle Hackman, a teenager...
Facebook is a great source for catching up with long-lost friends or keeping in touch with family all over the world, but a new study suggests that the number of Facebook friends you have is...
Reuters has revealed a new study that shows around two thirds of teenagers are comfortable enough with their parents to have them as friends on Facebook. Kristen Campbell, executive director of the company responsible for...
NPD Group released a study today that states, for the first time ever, Redbox and other movie rental kiosks that you'd see at your local Walgreens or supermarket outgrew retail video rental stores in the...
The BBC points us to a rather lengthy 240 page report, published by Microsoft, called the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report. Microsoft collected data throughout the first half of this year and found that the United...
A report published by research company Nielsen claims that the main motive for consumers buying a PlayStation 3 is its Blu-ray capabilities, rather than gaming, although only by a small amount, Neowin has discovered via...
Gamers in the United States are reported to have spent a massive $25.3 billion on videos games during 2009, with used game sales and online sale models accounting for almost half of that figure, according...
According to Sky News, a study by the Institute of Psychological Sciences at the University of Leeds found a link between Internet usage and depression. Psychologists found the more time spent surfing the web, the...
There has been a great deal of talk about devices such as the famous ebook reader, the Amazon Kindle and the up and coming Apple Tablet replacing the way individuals interact with printed media. However,...
A study looking at the quality of broadband across 66 countries worldwide has found that only nine countries are ready for future demand, with two-thirds meeting the criteria for today's requirements only. The study placed...
A new study carried out by the MacArthur Foundation has shown that online time is actually good for teenagers, countering the stereotypical view of parents that spending any time online is a waste of time....
Hollywood laid much of the blame for illegal movie downloading on college students. Now, it says its math was wrong. In a 2005 study it commissioned, the Motion Picture Association of America claimed that 44...
Nearly half of businesses are in some phase of preparing to update desktops to Windows Vista, with small businesses moving the fastest to implement the OS, according to a xreport released last week. The number...