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Content by Thomas Claburn
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posted in January 2011

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Google Docs Gets Facelift
News  |  1/31/2011
A revamped interface for Google Docs promises to promote greater productivity.
Half Of Mobile Ads Clicked By Mistake
News  |  1/28/2011
Forget about click fraud; finger fumbling may be wasting a much larger portion of ad spending.
Google-Backed 'Super Wi-Fi' Plan Gets FCC Approval
News  |  1/27/2011
The regulatory agency has granted Google and eight other companies a conditional role in the deployment of white spaces broadband.
Google's Android 3.0 SDK Preview Available
News  |  1/26/2011
A pre-release version of "Honeycomb" has been made available to Android developers.
Google Plans Biggest Hiring Year Ever
News  |  1/25/2011
Faced with strong competitors and the curse of bright, entrepreneurial workers who have opportunities elsewhere, Google is bulking up on talent to ensure that it can grow.
Google Apps Marketplace Adds Education Category
News  |  1/25/2011
Schools using Google Apps will find a set of applications tailored to the needs of education customers.
Ansca Mobile Debuts Corona SDK For Windows
News  |  1/24/2011
Windows programmers have a new way to create Android apps without Java.
HTML5 Is Dead, Long Live HTML
News  |  1/21/2011
A name that served to assist Web standards advocacy is retired for the sake of clarity.
The Future of Google Docs
Commentary  |  1/20/2011
Docs has become a worthy competitor to Microsoft Office, but its future will rely less on feature parity and more on the value being added to Google's platform in the cloud.
Google Co-Founder Larry Page To Replace Schmidt As CEO
News  |  1/20/2011
Google on Thursday reported Q4 2010 revenues of $8.44 billion, but the bigger news was that co-founder Larry Page will take over as CEO in April, with current chief Eric Schmidt moving out of day to day leadership to become Executive Chairman.
Amazon Web Services Simplifies App Deployment
News  |  1/19/2011
A service called Elastic Beanstalk aims to serve as an on-ramp to the cloud.
Google Promises No Planned Downtime
News  |  1/14/2011
A new service level agreement (SLA) for Google Apps customers strives to make Google's cloud as reliable as dial tone.
Lessons In iPhone App Advertising
Commentary  |  1/14/2011
Forget AdMob and Facebook. Flurry is giving away free money.
Google Translate Adds Conversation Mode
News  |  1/12/2011
Speakers of English and Spanish can now talk to each other through the intercession of Google Translate.
Google Places App Arrives For iPhone
News  |  1/12/2011
Features previously offered only through Google Maps for Android are now available through an iPhone app.
Google Chrome Adds WebM Video, Drops H.264
News  |  1/11/2011
The Web video cold war has broken into open conflict.
Google Hosts Online Science Contest
News  |  1/11/2011
The Google Science Fair is open to full-time students between the ages of 13 and 18 with a computer and an Internet connection. Get ready for some serious global competition.
Google Goggles Recognizes Ads, Solves Sudoku
News  |  1/10/2011
An updated version of Google's image recognition tool is faster and smarter than ever before.
BlackBerry Maker To Filter Web In Indonesia
News  |  1/10/2011
RIM has been given a week to show that it can make its BlackBerry phone compliant with Indonesia's Internet filtering rules.
CES: Ford Focus Electric Goes Fuel-Free
News  |  1/7/2011
Ford's first electric car, the company says, gets a better miles-per-gallon equivalency rating than the Chevy Volt and charges twice as fast as the Nissan Leaf.
CES: Innovation Under Threat
News  |  1/7/2011
The CEOs of GE, Cisco, and Xerox say America's K-12 education system, immigration policy, and tax rules need to be fixed, fast.
CES: Samsung Sees The Future And It's TV
Commentary  |  1/6/2011
Never mind the Internet. Here's TV reloaded.
CES: Audi Readies Mobile Technology For Rapid Motion
News  |  1/6/2011
Having partnered with NVIDIA and formed a joint venture to create software for its in-car infotainment platform, Audi is rethinking mobile technology to make it work better while on the move.
CES: Microsoft CEO Highlights Winning Bets
News  |  1/6/2011
Thanking Microsoft's one billion customers, Steve Ballmer showcased his company's success in 2010 and promised new innovations.
Amazon Readies Store For Android Apps
News  |  1/5/2011
Developers can now sign up for the forthcoming Amazon Appstore through a new Web portal.
Tablets Will Sell Well, Be Trashed Often
News  |  1/4/2011
Forrester is predicting an Apple-flavored tablet boom driven in part by rapid replacement.
Internet Explorer Dethroned
News  |  1/4/2011
Microsoft no longer has the number one browser in Europe, thanks to Google Chrome and EU trust-busters.
CES 2011: Catching Up With Apple
Commentary  |  1/3/2011
It's the year of the tablet, or so the expected product announcements at CES suggest. Better late than never.
Google Android Newsstand May Lift Developer Revenue
News  |  1/3/2011
To boost the appeal of tablets and win friends among news publishers, Google may be ready to take less revenue from the sale of Android apps.

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