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Defcon to feds: 'We need some time apart'

In the wake of revelations about the NSA's PRISM program, Defcon's founder asks federal government employees to skip this year's hacker convention.

By Jul. 11, 2013


MRI reveals kids with autism may find human voices irritating

Using MRI to measure brain activity, researchers at Stanford find that kids with autism have a weaker connection between language and reward centers than kids without autism.

By Jun. 18, 2013


Mobile devices driving nearly 7 percent of Web traffic

Apple's iPad dominates among tablet users, accounting for 97 percent of tablet Web traffic in the U.S., ComScore data shows.

By Oct. 10, 2011


Survey: Most teens take steps to protect their privacy (podcast)

Even though teenagers are sharing more information than before, a Pew study finds that "few teens embrace a fully public approach to social media." The study also looks at which social networks teens use the most.

By May. 21, 2013


Crave in Comments: From Tweephone to PS Home

Want some Crave with a side of comments? Take a quick peek at some funny quotes from our community.

By Nov. 7, 2011


Ever faked a cell phone call? You're not alone

Pew study on phone habits finds that 30 percent of survey respondents between 18 and 29 took a fake call within the last month to avoid a social interaction.

By Aug. 16, 2011


Teens prefer texting over phone calls, e-mail

A survey shows that texting is the dominant way teens communicate and they've cut way down on talking on the phone, while e-mailing is practically nonexistent.

By Mar. 19, 2012


Dolby rolls out 7.1, intros new consumer tech

At Surrounded event, Dolby unveils its 7.1 movie sound technology and new theater 3D projection engineering, as well as consumer software packages that bring Dolby's latest audio improvements to home devices.

By Jul. 22, 2011


Anonymous: Anti-surveillance protest tomorrow

The hacktivist group says a worldwide anti-surveillance protest will take a stand against what the ACLU has called "the surveillance-industrial complex."

By Oct. 19, 2012


How to load extensions by group in Chrome

Loading Chrome extensions based on your needs will spare some system resources and keep you on task.

By Jan. 20, 2012