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Content by Thomas Claburn
Thomas Claburn
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posted in November 2011

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Google Indoor Maps: 6 Uses, Good To Ugly
News  |  11/30/2011
Google Maps Floor Plans of malls, airports, and the like are mostly about increasing ad revenue. Consider the use cases, from good to perhaps ugly.
Google's Daring Dozen: 12 Big Bets In 2011
News  |  11/29/2011
Google has played a smart game in 2011, especially with Android, but it hasn't been perfect. We evaluate its main moves in the past year.
Google's Graveyard: Dead Products Of 2011
News  |  11/23/2011
As CEO Larry Page puts more wood behind fewer arrows, products continue to disappear.
Amazon Kindle Phone: Android Me-Too Could Flop
Commentary  |  11/18/2011
Amazon's cooking up a phone for 2012, analysts say. But will it be more than just a customer loyalty tool?
Move Over Farmville? Health Games For Employees
News  |  11/18/2011
Progress Software says it makes its employees happier and healthier with a social game from Keas.
Google Music: 7 Key Facts
News  |  11/16/2011
In contrast with Apple and Amazon, Google isn't charging for its cloud-based music storage and streaming service.
Google Fixes Bug In iOS App For Gmail
News  |  11/16/2011
iOS device users once again have a native Gmail app to call their own, and Google says its even better than the first version.
Genentech Fights Social 'Noise' By Setting Goals
News  |  11/15/2011
Social collaborative tools aren't a recipe for success on their own.
Google Apps Gets Better Mobile Device Management
News  |  11/14/2011
Managing Google Apps for Business, Government, and Education on Android, iOS, and Windows devices just got easier.
Google Apps To Biz Users: Call For Help
News  |  11/14/2011
Google has expanded 24x7 phone support for business customers to cover Gmail, Calendar, Groups, Docs, Sites, and Video.
Logitech Concedes Mistakes Marketing Google TV Hardware
News  |  11/11/2011
Device maker puts part of the blame on incomplete Google TV software, but Logitech says it still sees promise in the product.
GM And Google Apps: Buckled In?
News  |  11/10/2011
Carmaker has no comment on reported Google Apps contract, but watchers say leak hints at negotiating tactic by GM. Will GM CIO's wishlist from 2009 come true?
10 Epic iPad Apps
Slideshows  |  11/10/2011
Apple's iPad completely changed the way people think about tablets and mobile computing. These 10 must-have iPad apps will help you understand why.
Adobe Axes Flash For Mobile And 750 Jobs
News  |  11/9/2011
Flash for mobile is dead. HTML5, the heir-apparent, has at least another year of growing up to do.
Republic Wireless Offers $19 Unlimited Android Plan
News  |  11/8/2011
The company sees Wi-Fi connectivity as a way to reinvent the mobile carrier price structure.
Mozilla Firefox 8: What's New
News  |  11/8/2011
Firefox users can now search Twitter more effectively and worry less about unauthorized add-ons.
Nook Vs. Fire: 5 Comparison Points
News  |  11/7/2011
Barnes & Noble's Nook Tablet takes on the Amazon Kindle Fire. From size to support, find out how they compare.
Google+ Pages For Business Debut, Finally
News  |  11/7/2011
Google+ Pages, like Facebook Pages before them, let businesses and brands promote conversations related to products and services.
Apple Sued Over iPhone Signal Strength
News  |  11/4/2011
Apple erred in thinking different and shunning the industry standard for calculating carrier network signal strength, complaint claims.
Google Delivers Timelier Search Results
News  |  11/4/2011
Search algorithm adjustment will produce fresher content more often. Still missing: Access to Twitter's real-time feed.
Amazon Opens Kindle Library For Prime Subscribers
News  |  11/3/2011
More than 5,000 titles are available for Kindle owners to borrow and read at their leisure.
Yahoo Mixes 'Cocktails' Web Development Frameworks
News  |  11/2/2011
Developers can use open source technology to write applications that look and work the same on the Web, mobile devices, and tablets.
Zynga Releases Jukebox Audio Library For Web Games
News  |  11/2/2011
By improving Web gaming, Zynga hopes to strengthen the Web as an open platform.
Google And Microsoft Explore HTML5's Future
News  |  11/1/2011
Games show the promise and pitfalls of HTML5, the emerging open standard for Web apps, attendees of a conference sponsored by Google and Microsoft learn.

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