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High-tech Knee Strap Powers Devices Through Walking

This could enable a new generation of GPS tracking, more advanced signal processing and more frequent and longer wireless transmission, the researchers said.

Online Activity Can Signal Depression, Study Says

Researchers found that the more a participant's survey score indicates depression, the more the person's Internet usage includes sharing files like movies and music.

Apple's New Research Complex to Have Massive Underground Auditorium

Drawings show the auditorium will include not only a stage, backstage, and seating area, but also a massive circular exhibition area.


Another Breach Reveals Weak Passwords: Will We Ever Learn?

A comparison of harvested passwords from LinkedIn and Gawker Password shows strong passwords are still too rarely used, even among those online most often.

Average Tablet Price Drops to $386, Says IMS Research

The price decline is a result of intense competition in the tablet PC market, and Apple is paving the way, according to IMS.

Twitter: Fewer New Users, But More Active Ones

Growth of the microblogging site has slowed, but its users' engagement continues to blossom, according to a Pew report.

As Facebook Service Goes, So Goes the Internet

Slowdowns at the popular social network bog down traffic on the entire Internet, a Compuware study reveals.

Robots in Cars Could Beckon Brave New Technology World

The major car companies -- including Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Ford, GM, Mercedes, Volkswagen and Volvo -- all have advanced self-driving car projects in the works, as does Google, many universities and even the Pentagon.


Mobile Data Demands Expected to Skyrocket

Mobile data consumption is projected to increase 10 times its current volume within five years, researchers say, but this isn't necessarily a boon for carriers.

Google Knowledge Graph: The Birth of a Siri Rival?

Google's Knowledge Graph seems like just another search feature, but connect the dots and it could become the brains behind a Siri-like virtual assistant.