IT industry ignores silver surfers at its peril

Hardware and software vendors are foolish to ignore the needs of the growing population of older computer and information technology users, the so-called "silver surfers". US researchers offer convincing evidence in a monograph ...

Amazing map is made up of everyone in the US and Canada

Now this is something different: an interactive and zoomable map of the United States and Canada, made not from political boundaries or geographic landforms but rather of tiny dots—341,817, 095 of them, to be exact—each ...

US incomes, poverty rate fall in 2011: official

US households saw incomes shrink for a second straight year in 2011 as the economy struggles to recover from the Great Recession, but the poverty rate also edged lower, official data showed Wednesday.

Never-married women face social stigma, researchers find

In 2009, approximately 40 percent of adults were single, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. In a new study, "I'm a Loser, I'm Not Married, Let's Just All Look at Me," a University of Missouri researcher examined the familial ...

Univision launches YouTube channel

Top US Spanish-language television network Univision has launched its own channel on YouTube, featuring short clips and full shows.