Tech industry and comp-sci majors are highest earners, says LinkedIn job survey

The vast quantities of money raised by startups and the stratospheric share prices of publicly-traded tech giants perhaps speak for themselves, but a survey out today from LinkedIn has provided a few

Survey says: Kids these days aren’t so into electric or autonomous vehicles

Conventional wisdom has kind of assumed that old fogies are afraid of self-driving cars and suffer from crippling range anxiety when it comes to EVs. Those youngsters, though, are all about autonomous

Guess where Spectacles are going on sale next and win some TechCrunch swag

We’re four days into the launch of Snapchat Spectacles and the hype has shown no signs of letting up. Snapchat has deployed its vending machine Bot in two different locations so far – Ven

Americans are afraid of autonomous cars

In January of this year, AAA conducted a phone survey of nearly 2,000 drivers over the age of 18 and found some surprising results: 75 percent of respondents “would be afraid to allow an autonom

Reddit’s Official Android App Is Coming Soon

If you’ve been using third-party apps or the mobile version of Reddit on your Android device, you’ll be happy to know that the company is finally going to offer an official app for the pla

Pew: 15% Of Americans Don’t Have Internet. 5% Think It’s Irrelevant.

Five percent of Americans have resisted the siren song of cat listicles and hashtags. Specifically, they think the Internet is “irrelevant,” to use words of Pew, which just released a repo

Survey: Most Developers Now Prefer HTML5 For Cross-Platform Development

According to a new survey commissioned by Telerik’s Kendo UI, the majority of developers now prefer to work with HTML5 instead of native apps for their cross-platform development. Half of the 5,

Survey: Trust In Online Ads Grows, While Trust in Print and TV Ads Drops

It's no secret that most of us put more stock in the recommendations we get from friends than traditional forms of advertising. What's interesting, though, is that while most consumers also increasing

Facebook Wins “Worst API” in Developer Survey

A survey of over 100 developers, <a target="_blank" href="">previously posted here on Hacker News</a>, aimed to determine which external APIs were the most d

Study Shows People Are Clueless About Energy Savings – Here's What Actually Works.

<img src='' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" />Quick, name one of the best things you can do to save energy at home. If you said "turn

Direct Deposit Makes Greenbacks Even Greener

<img src="" /> Kermit the Frog once <a href="">sang</a> about the woes of being green, but the tu

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2008 People's Choice survey: Mid-week results

Well, it seems you guys really like Firefox, the Tivo HD XL, and long walks on the beach. I’ve been going over the results so far and you have been a busy bunch, offering opinion after opinion a

48% of U.S. drivers age 18 to 24 admit to texting while driving

According to a new survey by FindLaw, nearly half of U.S. drivers between 18 and 24 say they have sent a text message, IM or e-mail while driving. But, thankfully, less than 2% of drivers age 55 and o

ABI says consumers giving Blu-ray players the shifty eye

In its latest report, ABI Research said that consumers were reluctant to commit to Blu-ray players, saying they just weren’t sure they could settle down right now. Over half of the 1000 survey respo

Swedish women more frustrated by computers than men

A recent survey by Swedish computer magazine PC för Alla, (PC for Everyone) reportedly found that women get more frustrated than men over just about every aspect of computers and using the Web. While

iPhone ranked No. 1 in Japanese smartphone survey, Blackberry last

The iPhone will debut in Japan, one of the world’s biggest telecommunications markets, on July 11th and people here seem to be pretty excited about it already. In a recent survey on the populari

Apple, Toshiba and Canon most popular Tech brands in Japan

Apple, Toshiba and Canon ranked highest in an Internet survey conducted among over 40,000 Japanese consumers older than 16 years between October 2007 and March 2008. The results (based on customer sat

89% Of America Wants To Ban Texting While Driving

TEXTING + DRIVING = DEAD MOOSE Driving while talking on your cellphone may have risks involved, but it’s still possible to do it safely via one way or another. However, when it comes to texting

iChat For The iPhone Could Be Coming Soon

iPhone users were greeted with a survey over the weekend asking how they liked the amazingly fast EDGE service, which isn’t surprising since the iPhone has been on the market for a little over a wee
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