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Twitter opens analytics dashboard to the masses

Twitter began testing a new feature back in March that let select users see just how many people were reading their tweets. In hindsight, it seems Twitter was merely testing part of a larger overall project that debuted last month…

Election Day 2012: live results and useful online tools

Technologically speaking, this election year is poised to be the most sophisticated one ever. Candidates (and voters alike) have seemingly fully embraced social media, social networking and the virality of the Interwebs. The Internet is proving to be an increasingly…

Spotify releases U.S. anniversary figures

Internationally popular music streaming outfit Spotify has released an infographic which illustrates some interesting statistics since last year's U.S. launch. The Swedish company is celebrating its first anniversary in America and by all accounts it looks like a success chock…

PC shipments sluggish in Q2 despite ultrabook push

Market research firms Gartner and IDC released separate reports yesterday suggesting PC shipments slowed down during the second quarter of the year, as shifting technology trends and a shaky economy dampened demand. The firms estimate worldwide PC shipments fell 0.1%…

90% of Americans own or want a tablet

To further push its Galaxy Tab line (the 10.1 is out this week), Samsung Mobile funded an online survey that found tablets are becoming popular: 90 percent of US consumers either already own a tablet or would consider buying one.…