Desktop computer users in the U.S. spent 10 percent more during the holiday shopping season in 2013 than they did in 2012, but spending fell short of expectations from digital analytics firm comScore.
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Google is touting the speed gains Chrome users have received from SPDY -- pronounced "speedy" -- the latency-reducing protocol added to the browser in 2009.
Many top websites share their visitors' names, usernames or other personal information with their partners without telling users and, in some cases, without knowing they're doing it, according to a new study from Stanford University.
Apple is expected to <a href="http://blogs.computerworld.com/19007/apple_confirms_october_4_iphone_5_event">announce the iPhone 5</a> tomorrow, and wireless carrier Sprint is expected to soon begin selling a version of the iconic <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/s/topic/75/Smartphones">smartphone</a> for the first time.
Despite Google+'s making a huge splash in the social networking world, rivals Facebook and Twitter continue to grow at dramatic rates.
It's official, and it's been official for a while -- Android is far and away the most popular smartphone OS in America. Ever since January 2011, when the platform surpassed RIM to take the top spot for the first time in comScore's monthly market share rankings, Google's operating system has continued to grow its user base, which accounts for 52% of the market as of this January.
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