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posted in December 2012

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11 Amazing Apps Of 2012
News  |  12/19/2012
Here are 11 applications that mattered in 2012 -- and a hint at what's to come. Each underscores meaningful software trends.
Instagram Users Fume At Photos As Ads
News  |  12/18/2012
Instagram users cry foul loudly, but the proposed new terms of service now conform to what Facebook already does with user content.
Google Escapes Antitrust Shackles
Commentary  |  12/17/2012
FTC's antitrust case against Google appears to be winding down without Google being slapped with any penalties or restrictions. Be glad.
Google Shuts Down 11 Services
News  |  12/14/2012
Google continues to weed out less popular products in order to "put more wood behind fewer arrows."
Google+ Gains 24 Fresh Features
News  |  12/14/2012
Mobile Google+ apps for Android and iOS get updated, along with Events and Hangouts.
Comment: re: Google Maps Returns To iPhone - 12/13/2012
Corona Labs Corrals A Cloud
News  |  12/13/2012
Corona acquires Game Minion to help gaming app developers connect to backend services.
Google Maps Returns To iPhone
News  |  12/13/2012
After a three-month absence, Google Maps has learned a few new tricks, like turn-by-turn navigation.
Glide Apps Coming To Windows, Android, iOS
News  |  12/12/2012
TransMedia's Glide media sharing service has reinvented itself for the app world.
Google's Top Searches In 2012
News  |  12/12/2012
Search giant's Zeitgeist list documents our interests.
12 Gifts For The End Of The World
Slideshows  |  12/12/2012
Some believe the world will end on December 21, 2012; NASA insists it won't. We've assembled a list of a few useful tools for any outcome.
Twitter Remakes Itself In Instagram's Image
News  |  12/11/2012
By adding its own photo editing tools, Twitter looks less like a microblog and more like a social network.
Google's Android Malware Detection Falls Short
News  |  12/10/2012
Google's app verification service, introduced in Android 4.2, catches only a fifth of malware samples at best, a recent study reports.
Comment: re: Apple Mac To Be Made In USA - 12/7/2012
Google Apps No Longer Free For Businesses
News  |  12/7/2012
Paid version of Google Apps suits businesses better, Google insists.
Apple Mac To Be Made In USA
News  |  12/6/2012
Apple shareholders may not be thrilled, but Apple's decision to make some Mac computers in the U.S. will bring more jobs, training to domestic workers.
Social Networks Continue Push For Control
Commentary  |  12/5/2012
The Internet was supposed to facilitate direct connections between individuals and disempower gatekeepers. Instead, it has become a massive man-in-the-middle attack.
Google Play Opens Private App Store For Businesses
News  |  12/4/2012
Business users of Google Apps can now distribute their own custom Android apps through a Google Play Private Channel.
Google Releases Gmail 2.0 For iOS
News  |  12/4/2012
New version of Google's Gmail app for iOS features multiple account support and a more refined look.
Google In 2013: 11 Predictions
Commentary  |  12/3/2012
Google Glass won't shine, but the company as a whole will thrive in 2013. See if you agree with our predictions.
Google, Mozilla Warn Of Threats To Internet Freedom
News  |  12/3/2012
The International Telecommunications Union's effort to update a telecom treaty could hinder Internet freedom, the two companies claim.

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