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​November brain: Guns N' Roses statistics reveal anatomy of rock

One developer and statistics pro has turned his eye to what makes up the music of Guns N' Roses, proving that when it comes to 80s rock, the hair was high, but the standard deviations were higher.

By November 20, 2014


Facebook diversity statistics show mostly white, male workforce

The social network releases its ethnic and gender data for the first time, saying it has a lot of work to do to become more diverse.

By June 25, 2014


IBM gets Watson to sound like Stephen Hawking

Technically Incorrect: In new ads meant to promote its supercomputer's essential charming helpfulness, Watson's narration sounds a touch familiar.

By September 5, 2015


More than 20 percent will buy gadget for back-to-school kids, survey says

Technically Incorrect: Americans reveal themselves to be neurotic about back-to-school online shopping, according to a new survey. But many will be buying laptops, phones or tablets for their little ones.

By August 1, 2015


Kleiner Perkins gender diversity figures show more work needs to be done

Storied firm says it has more women venture capitalists than others in the industry, vows to improve.

By June 19, 2015


More than 2 million people still pay for AOL dial-up

Technically Incorrect: AOL's quarterly earnings report throws up a glorious statistic about how slow some are to change their habits.

By May 8, 2015


Google I/O 2015 recap: Android M, Android Pay, free photo storage and new VR plans

Want to know what your next phone's operating system will look like, how Google wants to manage all your photos or how you'll pay with your Android phone? Look here.

By May 28, 2015


How girls who code hope to inspire the next generation

While 57 percent of bachelor's degrees are earned by women, just 12 percent of computer science degrees are awarded to women, according to Code.org. CNET sat down with several girls, sixth graders to high school seniors, who are already working to change that statistic and have advice for girls who want to start to code.

May 8, 2015


Nearly half of Tinder users are already with someone, says study

Technically Incorrect: A piece of research that damns humanity's fickle nature suggests that those on the popular hookup -- ahem, dating -- app aren't all they claim to be.

By May 7, 2015


East Coast outselfies West Coast 2:1, study says

Technically Incorrect: A study by social network On.com claims there's a time of day when it's best to post photos. And would you believe that photos with women in them get almost 6 times the "likes" of photos with men?

By March 4, 2015