The combined value of paid apps, app-enabled purchases of goods and services, and in-app advertising is expected to double to $151 billion in the U.S. by 2017, AppNation said.
Sophos has selected its "dirty dozen" of countries that relay spam for the second quarter of 2013, and the U.S. has taken the top spot.
Technology hiring has been on the upswing in the first half of this year, constituting about 10% of all the job growth in the U.S. in June, according to two independent assessments.
Researchers at an Austrian university have managed to tune the polarization of light, possibly creating a road to developing optical computers. Separately, MIT researchers have attacked the problem from a different angle.
A study from consulting firm Infosys shows consumers globally are far more relaxed about sharing their private data than we knew and far more relaxed than they should be
Intel shows off a wireless technology the company is cooking up in its labs that's supposed to make displays of all kinds more flexible and useful.
Stanford University has launched an online privacy initiative meant to complement Do Not Track, an effort aimed at preventing sites from recording people's Web browsing without permission.
iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch owners are 30 percent more likely to use their device to make purchases online than those using gadgets running Android, according to a new report from research firm Forrester.
Forget "hand-me downs;" some parents are coming to grips with the notion of "hand-me ups" as younger members of the family provide tech support.