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Displaying items by tag: surveys

iPhone users are more likely to drop it or spill coffee on it than complain about the battery, according to a new reliability study looking at the first year of smartphone ownership. You might be surprised by some of the other revelations as well.

Published in Market
Friday, 07 November 2008 06:38

Apple tops for smartphone satisfaction

This is almost a 'dog bites man' story: Apple's iPhone has topped a customer satisfaction study. Who would have thought it?

Published in Market
A survey a study by Bulldog Reporter and TEKgroup International, Inc. shows how journalists are increasing their usage of Web 2.0 technologies to research, follow and report news and features.

Published in A Meaningful Look
Global media measurement firm, The Nielsen Company, has come up with an interesting statistic: New Zealanders, and particularly those under 25, are streets ahead of any other Asia-Pacific populations in accessing the Internet from a mobile device.

Published in Market
Wednesday, 22 October 2008 11:33

Hold the phone, I'm coming!

It seems that, for many Americans getting turned off by their mobile phone is preferable to turning off their mobile phone:  according to a survey by Nokia, 24 percent of Americans "have allowed a call or email to interrupt them while in the throes of passion" because "most working Americans - 59 percent - never turn off their mobile device."
Published in Cornered!
The release of a survey of Australian CEOs that purports to measure industry demand for broadband has been hailed by the Government has vindication of its plans for a National Broadband Network, but a third of respondents had no idea of the speed of their current broadband service and none were asked to specify exactly what speed of service they were using.

Published in Cornered!
There is nothing worse than catching the common cold. Nothing, that is, other than having someone decide to identify your personality type by the way you react to being ill...

Published in Health
An Australian government/food industry survey has found that children in Australia eat a lot more fruits and vegetables than teenagers eat. However, the percentages aren't that good in either group.

Published in Health
Friday, 26 September 2008 12:22

The truth is out there - but not in your emails.

The pen is mightier than the sword and, it seems, more truthful than the email. A team of US university researchers has come up some rather disturbing findings: that people are much more likely to be dishonest when communicating via email than when writing with pen and paper.

Published in Networking
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In the wake of several recent major data security bungles by UK government bodies comes a study which paints an alarming picture of organisational attitudes to information security.

Published in Home Tech
IT security is something a black art and tends to be the domain of the uber-geek, but, according to management and technology consulting firm BearingPoint, that will have to change: security specialists will need to be skilled negotiators and communicators to overcome the security 'disconnect' between business and IT.

Published in Home Tech
A global survey of IT managers by Dimension Data has found that less than 40 percent have full capability to monitor the performance of their networks: about the same percentage that complain of frequent system crashes and slow running software.

Published in Market
Wednesday, 03 September 2008 18:53

Majority of British business planning to go virtual

A new survey reveals that 38 percent of British business has already adopted virtualised infrastructures, and of those who have not some 52 percent are planning to do so.

That seems to be the message coming from the latest Cyber-Ark survey of IT Administrators which reveals that 88 percent of them, if laid off tomorrow, would steal valuable and sensitive company data before they left.

Published in Home Tech
Wednesday, 06 August 2008 20:48

730,000 Brits chat on mobile phones during sex

In what is probably one of the odder surveys to land in our inbox this month, gadget use in the UK is revealed in some disturbing detail by iGizmo magazine...

Published in Entertainment
ISACA, the acronym formerly known as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, has been busy surveying IT professionals from nearly 100 countries to reveal the top 7 business issues that are impacted by technology, and will continue to be for the next 12 months. It would be mean of us not to share...

Published in Market
That is the surprising conclusion of a University of Michigan study which discovered that more than 75 percent of bank sites surveyed had at least one flaw which could make customers vulnerable to financial or identity loss. The findings, which will be presented today at a Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security meeting  at the Carnegie Mellon University, suggest that these are design flaws that cannot be fixed with a simple patch...

Published in Home Tech
Only one in ten mobile phone users in the UK recycle their old handsets, and nearly a fifth are unaware it is even possible, according to the results of research published today by Nokia. That, unfortunately, is the good news!

Published in Mobility
Contrary to the belief of some employers, social networks like Facebook and Myspace are a vital component of today's successful businesses. This is the finding of a newly released survey.

Published in Market
More than 60 percent of IT security professionals believe that outsourcing code increases the likelihood of hacking, according to the results of a new survey. 81 percent of them admitted their applications were vulnerable...

Published in Home Tech




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