Carnegie Mellon researchers have developed a way to use stories and pictures to help users easily create and remember passwords.
Tablets will out-ship almost all other PC form factors combined next year, forming nearly 50 percent of the total market, say analysts at Canalys.
Holiday e-commerce is expected to jump as much as 17 percent this year over 2012, and much of the action will come from mobile devices.
Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg said rumors that the social media company is falling out of favor with teenagers have been greatly exaggerated.
Devices running Google's Android operating system accounted for 81 percent of all smartphones sold worldwide in the third quarter of 2013, IDG reports.
Consumers would allow a computer to drive their car if doing so would cut their insurance rates by 80 percent, according to a survey by CarInsurance.com.