After living with activity trackers meant to help him stay fit, columnist Danny Sullivan finds "big data" didn't translate into more motivation.
Two startups give you feedback on how you walk, move, stand, and sit to make you a more aware and healthier person.
Oracle CEO faces court's questions over how many customers the company lost due to SAP subsidiary TomorrowNow's support for PeopleSoft and J.D. Edwards software.
Chemists say they've manufactured a sheet that changes color when dipped in mercury-tainted water, and that taking a picture of the sheet with a mobile phone or digicam can quantify the toxin's concentration.
In a survey claiming to quantify brand desire, it seems people desire iPhones more than they desire the salvation of animals or people. Or Microsoft.
Researchers from Harvard and Northeastern quantify and visualize happiness by examining tweets. A happier West Coast is among their conclusions.
Fans of Firefox 3 went into 24-hour download frenzy. What's harder to quantify is how many actually will use the open-source browser.
This new app wants to help you track the most important numbers in your life.
A new benchmarking tool for touchscreen response times shows Apple's iPhone 5 is twice as fast as Android competitors. It's a close race for top spot in the Android pack.
The father of modern taxonomy beats Shakespeare, Jesus and Napoleon as the most influential person in history, according to Wikipedia PageRank figures.