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Hey, big buyer: Online shoppers prefer iOS, Forrester reports

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.

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Kids are taking over as the family CTO, survey reveals

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.

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Nvidia's GPU neural network tops Google

By using its own GPUs for the calculations, researchers at Stanford created a neural network that easily tops Google's previous effort.

Manipulative machines: Why we like robots

Psychologists have long wondered why humans can attach an emotional presence to mere machines. It partly boils down to vanity: We like our own reflection.

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External server disk storage sales drop for first time since 2009, IDC says

Global sales of external server storage have dropped for the first time since 2009, according to data from research firm IDC.

US pulls ahead of Europe in next-gen mobile services

The next-generation European mobile market is lagging well behind the U.S., according to the GSMA industry organization, which represents worldwide operators and handset manufacturers.

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Smartphone usage trends show iPhone owners busier

Research shows iPhone owners spend 55 percent more time on their iPhone than Android users, but they have some similar usage habits.

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Smartphone chips may power servers, researchers say

Looking at historical trends and performance benchmarks, a team of researchers in Spain have concluded that smartphone chips could one day replace the more expensive and power-hungry x86 processors used in most of the world's top supercomputers.

Cybercrooks reportedly hang out in Latin America, Caribbean

Internet criminals have opened a new front in Latin America and the Caribbean and seem to have founded booming businesses thanks to low levels of cybercrime protection and awareness, a rare but timely analysis of the region by Trend Micro has found.

Underwater spy robot created by Virginia Tech researchers

The research is backed by the U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center and the Office of Naval Research, which are looking for self-powering, autonomous robots to do underwater surveillance or to monitor the environment.

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