Internet of Things means gadgets chatter more than us

The so-called Internet of Things means the trend of more data being generated by things other than human beings, which could present business opportunities.

Gender gap is widening online

Women are coming online later and less frequently than men around the world, according to a new report by the Broadband Commission Working Group on broadband and gender.


China snaps up 110 million smartphones in second quarter

China's total mobile phone shipments reached 110 million in the second quarter of 2013, according to China Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker.


Tablet sales forecast to pass PCs, laptops in 2013, IDC says

Tablet shipments will surpass total PC shipments in the fourth quarter of 2013, IDC predicts.

Games are the target of most malware, McAfee reports

Games are the most common form of malware-infected app, according to Mobile Security: McAfee Consumer Trends Report for June 2013.


Wi-Fi forecast to take over mobile data traffic by 2017

Wi-Fi networks are expected to handle the majority of mobile data traffic by 2017, according to a report by Juniper on mobile data offload.

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Data piles up, but it's badly disorganized, study warns

Only 0.5 percent of the world's data is being analyzed, according to an IDC study that also identifies opportunities for companies that can protect and extract value from the massive amounts of data being generated daily by people and machines.

China Launches Most DDoS Attacks, Report Says

China remains the top source country for Distributed Denial of Service attacks, according to Prolexic Technologies Quarterly Global DDoS Attack Report.

Australian Airline Rents iPads in Flight

Jetstar is the first airline to offer preloaded iPads in its in-flight entertainment lineup, available on selected Australian and New Zealand routes.

Digital Threats Jumped in 2010

Last year saw a daily average of 1000 new compromised sites, according to a newly released 2010 Threats Roundup report by Trend Micro.

Worldwide PC Shipments Slip in 2011

HP stays number one during what is typically the slowest quarter of the year, analysts say.


Global Spam Drops by a Third

MessageLabs says Rustock's demise helps slow the spread of spam, which is still moving in Hong Kong and mainland China.