Users don't think search engines need government regulation

Most Americans believe that search engines are doing a fine job of ranking search answers, and don't believe they need government regulation.

Gaming brings families together, survey shows

Computer games - often cited as destroyers of family life - are in fact encouraging more 'we-time', a new survey shows.

Most workers prepared to steal company data

'Perfidious Albion' is about right: a new survey from security company Imperva has discovered that more than two thirds of Brits plan to filch corporate data from their workplace when they leave.

Many more people would buy an iPhone - if they weren't stuck with AT&T

It's a bit like one of those X Factor moments when the judges tell a performer to dump their singing partner in order to go through to the next round.

Mobile users hate their apps

Nearly 40 percent of mobile users are unhappy with most of their apps, a Harris Interactive survey has found.

A third of iPad owners have never downloaded an app

It's an often-asked question - yes, of course the iPad is a wonderful device, but is it actually any use? And now figures from Nielsen appear to show that many owners can't think of a thing to do with it.

iPhone 4 screens are fragile, says insurer

Either iPhone 4 users are a particularly clumsy lot, or the device really is more fragile than its predecessors.

Malaysians have most Facebook friends

Developing countries are the most enthusiastic users of social networking, according to a new survey of over 50,000 people worldwide.

Almost all US kids have photos online before their second birthday

There's no privacy nowadays for even the tiniest members of society, with a survey revealing that eight out of ten children have some sort of online presence before they reach two years old.

Young adults careless about status-jacking

Passwords: who needs 'em? Not young people, according to a new survey. Fewer than half of 18 to 25-year-olds in the US, the UK and Australia bother to keep theirs private when accessing social networks.

Perception of science shows continental divide

Science isn't an international language after all, according to a new survey. On the contrary, when people from different cultures read the same article, they can come away with completely different opinions.

Apple customers still happiest computer users

It probably won't come as much of a surprise to many that Apple customers are the happiest computer users - indeed, they're widely mocked for extreme evangelism.

A quarter of people stay online during sex

What are you doing now, at the same time as reading this article? Be honest, now - because security firm PC Tools has done a survey, and says lots of you like to get jiggy while online.

Most cybervictims blame themselves

Feel guilty and stupid about being hit by cybercrime? You're not alone. Almost as many victims feel guilty as angry, according to a report from Symantec.

iPhone customers stay away in droves

Two-thirds of iPhone owners are holding off upgrading to the iPhone 4 because of the device's antenna problems.

Money CAN buy you happiness

It seems your mother was completely wrong - money can buy you happiness, or at any rate satisfaction. But it doesn't necessarily help you enjoy yourself.

US public still trusts Google

People trust Apple more than Facebook, and Google more than Twitter, according to a poll from Zogby Interactive.

Adults worse than teens for phoning while driving

It seems teens are more responsible than adults when it comes to driver distraction: they're less likely to have used a cellphone at the wheel.

AARP survey reveals geezer love of social networking

There is an organization devoted to people who are old. They have wealth and power, and they own the Internets. OMG!

Quick, what's your broadband speed? Yeah, you don't know

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released the results of a survey on home broadband use and found that 4 in 5 Americans don't know what their advertised broadband speed is.