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'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.

1 in 5 Americans are 'Internet Innocents'

A survey by the Pew Internet and American Life Project reveals that 20 percent of Americans live in a world without cyberspace and don't expect to move anytime soon.

Most 2011 Cyberattacks Called 'Avoidable'

Default or simple passwords, ineffective or nonexistent firewalls offered easy targets for security breaches, a Verizon report finds.

Facebook, Twitter Not Big News Sources for Americans

Just 9 percent of American adults turn to Facebook and Twitter on a regular basis for news, despite the social networks' track record for breaking news events.

Google Plans to Overhaul Search

Google is planning major changes to its search engine that will make it easier and faster for users to get the information they need.

Mobile Shoppers Prefer Websites to Apps

A Nielsen study reveals consumers find websites more useful to research products, compare prices, find retail locations, and redeem coupons.

on techhive.com

What Post-PC Era? PC Sales Growth Forecast

Projections from Gartner suggest PC shipments are set to grow 4.4 percent in 2012, Apple's expectations aside.

PC Shipments Won't Ramp Up Until 2013, Gartner Says

Worldwide PC shipments are on track for a small increase, but will remain weak throughout 2012, according to the industry analyst firm.