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Content by Thomas Claburn
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posted in October 2010

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Enterprise 2.0 Preview: Collaboration's Next 'Wave'
News  |  10/29/2010
At Enterprise 2.0 Santa Clara, November 8-11, Calif., organizations offering insight into their social collaboration initiatives include Citibank, Wells Fargo, and the U.S. Department of State.
iPad Leads Tablets Into Workplace
News  |  10/27/2010
IT organizations have to prepare because the tablets are coming.
Google Going Local With Place Search
News  |  10/26/2010
In recognition of the growing importance of local information, Google is offering search results organized around specific places.
Microsoft's Ray Ozzie Imagines Post-PC World
Commentary  |  10/26/2010
In a valedictory memo, Microsoft's departing chief software architect highlights his company's successes and its challenges as cloud services become more important.
Apple Planning Office Complex With Data Center
News  |  10/25/2010
The build site is located just across the street from Apple's new data center.
Apple's Mac App Store Brings Changes, Worries
News  |  10/25/2010
Before it has even launched, the Mac App Store has prompted calls for competition.
Enterprise 2.0 Preview: Social Tools Tackle Business Problems
News  |  10/22/2010
The early phase of getting started on collaborative platforms has given way, says Enterprise 2.0 conference general manager Steve Wylie, to "specific, focused efforts on solving business problems and creating opportunities."
Google TV Blocked From Network Web Content
News  |  10/22/2010
The major TV networks are hiding their Internet content from Google TV viewers to win concessions from Google.
Apple Digs Grave For DVDs, Java
News  |  10/21/2010
By leaving legacy technologies behind, Apple aims to strengthen its hand.
Apple's Mac App Store Reinvents Software Sales
News  |  10/20/2010
Some Mac OS developers see problems with Apple's 'onerous' terms.
Google Engineer Creates Facebook Block For Chrome
News  |  10/20/2010
Facebook Disconnect is a Chrome Extension that blocks Facebook Connect functionality on third-party Web sites.
Apple 'Back to the Mac' Predictions
News  |  10/19/2010
Look for a new model MacBook Air, along with a preview of the next version of Mac OS X.
Mozilla Proposes Open Web App System
News  |  10/19/2010
With the release of technical documentation, Mozilla wants to promote the development of infrastructure for Web app distribution.
Google Dominates iPhone Search
News  |  10/19/2010
Data shows that Google handles almost all iPhone search traffic.
Google Sees Less Spam, More Viruses
News  |  10/18/2010
Spammers are building up their botnets for the upcoming holiday season.
Adobe Introduces Acrobat X Software
News  |  10/18/2010
Adobe's document and publishing technologies are turning into tools for collaboration and work-flow management.
Google Revises Search Appliance
News  |  10/15/2010
The company's enterprise search hardware can now combine internal and external search indexes.
GameSalad Changes Alarm iPhone Developers
News  |  10/15/2010
A new business model brings a backlash.
Google Beats Third-Quarter Revenue Estimates
News  |  10/14/2010
Search continues to be Google's engine, but growth is coming from the company's other businesses, too.
Mozilla Announces New CEO
News  |  10/14/2010
Gary Kovacs, a former Sybase and SAP executive, will replace John Lilly.
Google's Marissa Mayer Maps New Role
Commentary  |  10/13/2010
Her focus on geo/local products puts her at the forefront of Google's next major opportunity.
Apple Awarded Text Message Filtering Patent
News  |  10/13/2010
It's a censorship tool and a grammar-teaching tool, all rolled into one.
Sony Introduces Google-Powered Internet TV
News  |  10/13/2010
The new HDTVs allow viewers to watch shows and send tweets at the same time, among other online activities.
Google's Marissa Mayer Gets New Job Description
News  |  10/13/2010
The company's longtime VP of search products and user experience is leaving search behind to focus on geo/local products.
Google Cars Drive Themselves
News  |  10/11/2010
Sit back, relax, and leave the driving to Google.
Google Closing GOOG-411, Microsoft May Shut Massive
News  |  10/8/2010
Automated directory assistance and in-game advertising turn out to be tough businesses.
Microsoft Said To Consider Adobe Acquisition
News  |  10/7/2010
Adobe's stock rose more than 11% on Thursday amid speculation about a possible deal.
Google's Poetry Translation Falls Short
News  |  10/7/2010
Human translators remain necessary, for the time being.
Google Apps Available To New York Schools
News  |  10/5/2010
School districts around the country are warming to cloud-based services.
Android, iPhone Apps Pose Privacy Problems
News  |  10/4/2010
Two recent studies find privacy controls for Android devices and iPhones lacking.
Laptop Heat May Cause 'Toasted Skin Syndrome'
News  |  10/4/2010
A review of recent cases concludes with a call for heat shielding and warning labels for laptop computers.
Google TV Web Site Premieres
News  |  10/4/2010
Google's hardware partners are about to introduce Google TV products and Google wants to make sure that word gets out.
Mobile App Store Battle Pits iTunes Vs. Android Upstarts
Commentary  |  10/1/2010
App stores are sprouting up like weeds, but increasing competition may actually help developers.
Google Debuts New Image Format
News  |  10/1/2010
WebP may one day help reduce bandwidth demands created by image-heavy Web sites.

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