Autonomous cars seen as smarter than human drivers

PwC released the results of its latest survey on the future of automotive technology, and it seems Americans are coming around to the idea of autonomous cars, ride hailing and car sharing. So much so

Knotch has patented its color-based feedback system

Knotch promises marketers a better way to collect user feedback about the effectiveness of their sponsored content. Now it’s announcing that it has received a design patent for its approach. Ba

Former Grooveshark Execs Raise $950K For E-Commerce Customer Intelligence Startup Tandem

A team of early Grooveshark employees who left the company a couple of years ago to pursue their own startup ambitions have raised a little under a million for Tandem, a service that helps e-commerce

GeoPoll Unveils First Overnight TV Ratings Service In Five African Countries In Time For World Cup

GeoPoll, which raised a $6.6 million Series A round last year to fund its mobile survey platform for developing countries, has launched a service that will provide the first daily TV ratings in severa

Loop Upgrades Its Mobile Survey App, Adds A Pro Account For $99 A Year

<a target="_blank" href="">Loop</a>, a startup that makes it easy and quick for retailers to collect feedback from customers, has released version 2.0 of its iOS app. The most

Salesforce’s Ex-CMO Launches GetFeedback, A New Mobile-First Customer Survey Platform

Back in 2006, two enterpreneurs called Kraig Swensrud and Sean Whiteley started a business based around the idea that Salesforce could be used for more than just helping salespeople organise their acc

Panorama Education Wants To Make Polling Parents, Students And Teachers Easier For Educators

New Haven-based startup and current Y Combinator Summer 2013 participant Panorama Education is looking to address a major pain point for educators, students and parents around school with its polling

YC-Backed Posmetrics Launches iPad-Based Customer Feedback Solution For Brick-and-Mortar Businesses

Y Combinator-backed <a target="_blank" href="">Posmetrics</a>, a new tool to help brick-and-mortar businesses collect customer feedback via the iPad, is today making its publ

Porn Site Breaks Down Searches By Country, Surprising No One

In what amounts to either a breathtaking breach of privacy or one of the most fascinating sex research artifacts of the year, <a target="_blank" href="">PornMD</a> (acc

SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg On Why His Company Won’t IPO After Raising A Whopping $794M And What’s Next

"We could go public," SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg says, "but the cost of going public -- of running a public company -- outweighs the benefits." As the founder of LAUNCH Media, which he took public

Community Monitoring + Analytics Go Large: Vision Critical Takes $20M From Omers

<a target="_blank" href="">Vision Critical</a>, a Vancouver-based developer of online community panels and analytics for companies like Yahoo, Virgin, Rough Guides and Ban

When It Comes To Phones, Men Are More Price-Sensitive (According to Vuclip)

For its latest user survey, mobile video service <a href="">Vuclip</a> decided to look at why people buy the phones they do — specifically, at the differences between men and wo

1/3 of Americans don't use fast Internet

According to the FCC, about 93 million Americans don’t use fast, broadband Internet, citing cost and complexity as a factor in their refusal to enter the 20th century. The study, below, found th

Nationwide Insurance: 80 percent of Americans want legislation ‘to restrict’ driving while using mobile phone

<img src="" />We've already noted the dangers of driving while texting, but today there's evidence that suggests many other people reco

MacBooks ruling 33% of US notebook roost

Well isn’t that nice: 33% of people surveyed by ChangeWave who intended to buy a laptop in the next 90 days would pick an Apple. Most interestingly, they’d probably pick up a MacBook Pro r

Shock: Research shows UK iPhone users are happy with their device

Flickr’d New research shows that UK iPhone users are as happy as can be with their device, despite some of the earlier hiccups associated with the iPhone 3G’s launch. The survey, conducted

Apple ranks second in gay-friendly companies

A recent study of 2,259 people aged 18 to 64 (1,502 straight and 757 gay) found Apple to be the second most gay-friendly company behind the Bravo television network, according to MacNN. Apparently &#8

Bad parenting solved with SMS

Actually, not really, but Samsung commissioned a survey that basically says that parents who text are closer to their kids. The video is pretty dopey, but maybe we can all text our Moms on Mother&#821

Mobiode: Surveys Tailored for Mobile

Now that people are finally accessing mobile content on their phones, it’s good that someone is putting metrics in place to judge how good that content is. Mobiode by Wirenode is a survey tool f

Mobile Music Floundering?

Entertainment Media Research conducted a study regarding the proliferation of mobile music downloads, which found that 44 percent of users had no interest in downloading music to their cell phones. Th