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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.


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.