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Content by Thomas Claburn
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posted in November 2010

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Google Earth 6 Debuts
News  |  11/30/2010
The latest update of Google's geo-software includes better Street View integration and 3D trees.
Google Buying Groupon, Report Claims
News  |  11/30/2010
By acquiring Groupon, Google would strengthen its local commerce capabilities.
Google Faces EU Antitrust Inquiry
News  |  11/30/2010
Investigators will be looking into claims that Google's business practices stifle competition.
Apple's 'Kinected' Kitchen
News  |  11/29/2010
A series of patent and patent application assignments reveal Apple's interest in appliance control systems that combine touch screens and Kinect-style object sensing.
Apple, Google, Microsoft Chided For 'Sneaky' Installations
News  |  11/29/2010
Mozilla's Asa Dotzler urges the three companies to 'stop being evil.'
Google Docs Infiltrates Microsoft Office
News  |  11/19/2010
With Google Cloud Connect, you can use Office as your Google Docs client.
Google Sued Over Gmail Content Scanning
News  |  11/19/2010
The complaint objects to Google's automated e-mail scans and delivery of advertisements without compensating e-mail senders.
Google Signs Data Handling Agreement
News  |  11/19/2010
An agreement with UK data authorities brings with it the assurance that the WiFi data Google collected in the UK will be deleted.
Google Sky Map Enables 'Time Travel'
News  |  11/18/2010
The Android app can display past or future positions of stars in the sky.
Woz: Apps Are Mostly Better On The iPhone
News  |  11/18/2010
Apple's co-founder says he was misquoted by a Dutch newspaper about Android's future prospects.
Google Apps Gains Access To Consumer Apps
News  |  11/18/2010
Businesses using Google Apps can now manage how employees use consumer-oriented Google services.
Web 2.0 Summit: FCC Chairman Sees Past Hindering Broadband Future
News  |  11/17/2010
Julius Genachowski said the facts don't support the charge that the FCC has done nothing in the past two years.
Web 2.0: Facebook CEO Says E-mail Is Too Complicated
Commentary  |  11/17/2010
"Almost every major product vertical is going to be rethought to be social," said Mark Zuckerberg. "Get on the bus."
Web 2.0: RIM CEO Says Apps Unnecessary For Web
News  |  11/16/2010
Jim Balsillie claims RIM's PlayBook runs three to four times faster than Apple's iPad.
Web 2.0: Adobe CEO Dances Around Developer War
Commentary  |  11/16/2010
In a far-ranging interview, Shantanu Narayen acknowledges conflict with Apple but sticks mostly to talking points.
Facebook May Be Preparing 'Gmail Killer'
Commentary  |  11/12/2010
A press event being held by the company on Monday could mark an escalation of hostilities with Google.
Apple Backs Java Under Oracle
News  |  11/12/2010
Java on the Mac will continue, much to the relief of Java developers.
Mozilla Outlines Cure For Button Plague
News  |  11/11/2010
The proliferation of content-sharing buttons on Web pages has prompted Mozilla to look for a way to reduce the clutter.
Enterprise 2.0: The Social Needs Of Smaller Businesses
News  |  11/10/2010
A panel discussion led by editor-in-chief Alex Wolfe finds differences in the way SMBs should approach social collaboration tools.
Enterprise 2.0: Meetzi Wins Launch Pad Contest
News  |  11/10/2010
Product clarity and an adept presentation helped the online meeting management startup prevail.
Enterprise 2.0: Rethinking Customer Relationship Management
News  |  11/10/2010
Author and consultant Paul Greenberg urges companies to find ways to engage with their customers.
Enterprise 2.0: Novell Launches Vibe Platform
News  |  11/9/2010
The collaboration software formerly known as Novell Pulse and Novell Teaming is now available under a new name as open beta software.
Enterprise 2.0: Jive CEO Zingale Assays Business Collaboration
News  |  11/9/2010
Jive Software CEO Tony Zingale makes the case for the need for a social strategy.
Enterprise 2.0: Socialtext Targets Information Barriers
News  |  11/8/2010
The company's latest software revision, 4.5, tries to make business information more accessible.
RockMelt Offers Social Web Browser
News  |  11/8/2010
A startup funded by browser pioneer Marc Andreessen is betting that users want a Web browser built for interaction.
Apple Adds 'Hall Of Fame' To App Store
News  |  11/5/2010
A handful of lucky developers don't have to worry about app discoverability.
Google Fights Facebook's 'Data Dead End'
News  |  11/5/2010
By changing the terms of service for its Contacts API, Google aims to assure reciprocal data flows.
Apple Discontinues Xserve
News  |  11/5/2010
The company's rack-mountable server will be available only through January 31, 2011.
Google Instant Goes Mobile
News  |  11/4/2010
Users can now enable Google Instant on their iPhones and Android 2.2 phones by visiting using their mobile browser and turning on Instant.
MacBook Air Screen Problems Surface
News  |  11/4/2010
Some users are reporting screen flicker issues, but the extent of the problem isn't clear.
Facebook's Mobile Ambitions Ahead Of User Interest
News  |  11/4/2010
The company's bid to become the platform of choice for apps that combine mobile, social, and location data will depend on convincing people to actually use geo-social services.
Facebook Platform Combines Mobile, Social, Local
News  |  11/3/2010
Developers can now use Facebook IDs as single sign-on identities in mobile apps.
Android Kernel Security Above Average, Below Linux
News  |  11/2/2010
An analysis of Android on an HTC Droid Incredible identified 359 code defects.
Google-Branded Chrome Notebook May Launch In November
News  |  11/2/2010
Other hardware makers will unveil their Chrome notebooks in December, a report claims.
Blekko Social Search Challenges Google
News  |  11/1/2010
The search startup believes those using search engines should define what's relevant and share their insights to help everyone else.

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