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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 September 2009

Google Chrome Infests Internet Explorer

9/22/2009
Imagine for a moment what would happen if Adidas or Reebok began giving away free shoe liners for the ostensible purpose of making Nike shoes comfortable enough to wear. It would be something of a slap in the face to Nike.

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Google Says Apple Rejected Voice App

9/18/2009
A letter that Google sent to the FCC to explain the circumstances surrounding Apple's refusal to offer the Google Voice app for the iPhone offers a different explanation than Apple's letter.

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Google Lets Privacy Imperil Book Deal

9/8/2009
Google's ongoing inability to anticipate the privacy concerns surrounding its services is baffling. The company should know better by now, given its ongoing struggles with Street View and search privacy.

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