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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 June 2008

Google v. Apple

6/11/2008
The future of the Internet may come down to a battle between Google and Apple. It's tempting to see the contest as open versus closed, but that fight -- Google v. Microsoft -- has more or less been decided. Open won. It's hard to see how Microsoft's decision to copy Google's business model can be spun any other way.

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Google's Missing Link

6/4/2008
What do Microsoft and Yahoo have on their home pages that Google doesn't? They have links to their respective privacy policies.

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