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Statistics wizard Nate Silver gives his Oscar predictions

Silver calculates that "Argo" is a lock to take home the best-picture Oscar, and Steven Spielberg will top Ang Lee for best director.

By Feb. 22, 2013


Statistics and solutions for computer theft

People are constantly leaving their systems in vulnerable situations, where thieves can easily take them. I once was at a public Wi-Fi hotspot at a cafe and decided to browse the network for connected computers (heck, they conveniently pop up automatically on the OS X Finder's sidebar). While most systems ask for a password and deny access, I was surprised to find at least two computers out of about 10 available that had fully shared hard drives and documents folders.

By Aug. 3, 2010


The mysterious world of venture funding statistics

New data suggests that venture funding may not what we think it is. What will it take to get trustworthy numbers?

By Jul. 22, 2009


Statistics, Mac OS and Windows

A Web research firm said earlier this week that its data indicates Mac OS use isn't growing this year, even though market research firms like NPD and IDC say otherwise.

By Jul. 25, 2007


Geocoding error distorts L.A. crime statistics

The LAPD's online crime map erroneously shows a location just a block from the department's new headquarters as the most crime-ridden spot in the city.

By Apr. 5, 2009


Surprising statistics from Forrester report

A Forrester Research report released earlier this week, "The End of the Music Industry As We Know It," contains some surprising statistics.

By Feb. 21, 2008


Spam study offers statistics on 'brandjacking'

A survey of Internet pharmacies finds a majority practice poor security and may not be selling legitimate brand-name drugs.

By Aug. 20, 2007


The ultimate Blu-ray database: Blu-ray Statistics

Blu-ray Statistics maintains a huge database of information about Blu-ray movies, allowing you to sort titles by video codec, soundtracks available, and even the size of the Blu-ray discs used.

By Aug. 7, 2008


OS X Utilities Updates: Network Statistics Dockling; SaveHollywood; WirelessDriver

OS X Utilities Updates: Network Statistics Dockling; SaveHollywood; WirelessDriver

By Sep. 28, 2001


Statistics show Firefox 3 spreading fast

Less than 24 hours after its release, Firefox 3 usage already beats out that of Opera. More than 7 million copies of the open-source browser have been downloaded.

By Jun. 18, 2008