The numbers in the Central Intelligence Agency's Factbook are nearly three years out of date
The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency has its priorities, but keeping track of who's using the Internet doesn't seem to be one of them.
Take, for example, China.
According to the current edition of the CIA's World Factbook -- updated within the last two weeks -- there are 298 million Internet users in the world's most populous nation.
According to Wikipedia the number is closer to 425 million.
Why should we trust Wikipedia more than the CIA?
Even iPhone users expressed a willingness to switch, despite high satisfaction ratings
UPDATE: The numbers in this report have changed, thanks to reader Dennis Forbes, who got his hands on the original survey results. See here.
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More than two thirds of smartphone owners surveyed by a German marketing firm say they may switch to another operating system when they buy their next phone.
The smartphone that elicited the most loyalty was MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 29, 2010 7:40 AM ET
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