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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.


Tablets Will Rule by 2016, Analyst Says

Tablets will become most users' main computing devices within the next four years, with a third of those in business, Forrester Research analyst predicts.

iPad Mini Draws Strong Consumer Interest

One in two would consider buying a smaller version of Apple's popular tablet if the price were right, survey reveals.


Expect Apple TV in 2014, Analyst Says

A J.P. Morgan analyst says Moskowitz \the "strained" economic conditions mean that it would not be wise for Apple to release a television this year.


Crowdsourcing Game Helps Diagnose Infectious Diseases

The free game assumes groups of non-experts can learn to recognize microscopic images of infectious disease cells with the accuracy of trained pathologists.


Future Tablets will Crowd iPad, Kindle, Analysts Say

The iPad's market dominance will wane by 2017, while the popularity of Amazon's Kindle Fire is already shrinking.


You Love Your Tablet -- Now it's Official

Research reveals users have a stronger emotional bond with their slates than they do with other consumer devices.


'Internet Innocents' Survey: 5 Surprising Results

Delving further into Pew's recent survey on digital differences, I found these interesting tidbits.

BlackBerry Still Beats Android on Security, Analysis Finds

RIM's struggling BlackBerry remains the clear leader in mobile security with market share leader Android lagging badly, an analysis of the top four platforms reveals.

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.