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Thomas Claburn has been writing about business and technology since 1996, for publications such as New Architect, PC Computing, InformationWeek, Salon, Wired, and Ziff Davis Smart Business. Before that, he worked in film and television, having earned a not particularly useful master's degree in film production. He wrote the original treatment for 3DO's Killing Time, a short story that appeared in On Spec, and the screenplay for an independent film called The Hanged Man, which he would later direct. He's the author of a science fiction novel, Reflecting Fires, and a sadly neglected blog, Lot 49. His iPhone game, Blocfall, is available through the iTunes App Store. His wife is a talented jazz singer; he does not sing, which is for the best.
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posted in January 2009

Wikileaks Owes Steve Jobs An Apology

1/20/2009
I have a great deal of respect for the journalistic principles that Wikileaks espouses, but the site has done itself and journalism a disservice: It has published images that purport to show part of Apple CEO Steve Jobs' medical file, one of which is acknowledged to be fake and the other of which is deemed suspect.

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Google Gets Personal And Social

1/15/2009
Little drops of personalization continue to fall upon Google properties. The drizzle is enough to suggest that the word "social" belongs somewhere in the company's description of its focus: "search, ads, and apps."

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Google, Now With 58% More Ads

1/12/2009
Search advertising data for December from one metrics firm suggests the fourth quarter will prove to be the strongest quarter on record for Google and Microsoft Live Search.

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Google Releases Picasa For Mac

1/5/2009
Until now, Mac users interested in Picasa have had to be content with using Picasa Web Albums, Google's more limited online photo organization and display service.

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