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Content by Thomas Claburn
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posted in February 2012

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Facebook Revamps Pages For Businesses
News  |  2/29/2012
"Sponsored stories," along with premium ads, now eligible for distribution in the Facebook newsfeed. Check out this and five other key changes.
Google Tells Businesses 'Fall In Love With Mobile'
News  |  2/27/2012
Companies that don't invest in mobile websites and ads will soon get left behind by customers, predicts Google's global head of mobile.
Mozilla, Telefonica Promise Open Web Phone
News  |  2/27/2012
Does the world need another mobile operating system? Boot2Gecko, Mozilla's HTML5 operating system, aims to pry open the mobile Web.
Google Web Intents Promises Better Online Sharing
News  |  2/24/2012
Chrome developer feature makes communication between different online services a lot easier.
Apple Takes Chomp
News  |  2/24/2012
Search company acquisition will help Apple's customers more easily find the mobile apps they need.
Mozilla Marketplace Prepares To Sell Web Apps
News  |  2/22/2012
Maker of Firefox looks beyond the browser, plans to challenge Apple, Google, and Microsoft by introducing an app store of its own.
7 Potential Problems With Google's Glasses
News  |  2/22/2012
Google reportedly will offer augmented reality glasses by the end of the year. But are you ready for the pitfalls?
Kindle Fire Vs. iPad 2: Top Tablet Troubles
News  |  2/16/2012
What are the most common problems users have with Apple's iPad 2 and Amazon's Kindle Fire? Troubleshooting site FixYa shares the scoop.
Apple OS X Mountain Lion: 11 Highlights
News  |  2/16/2012
OS X and iOS continue to converge. Will they be one some day?
Google Algorithm Sorts Chemical Links For Scientists
News  |  2/15/2012
Google's search method turns out to be useful for more than just finding relevant Web pages. It works just as well on chemical links, which can help scientists design new medicines for treating disease.
Apple CEO: 'We Care About Every Worker'
News  |  2/15/2012
Tim Cook reiterates Apple's commitment to fair labor practices and highlights his company's focus on cloud services.
Centrify Sets Mobile Device Management Free
News  |  2/13/2012
Maintaining control of mobile devices in a company might be a challenge, but it's becoming a less costly one.
Google Motorola Deal Approved
News  |  2/13/2012
U.S. and EU regulators find no reason to block Google's bid to acquire Motorola Mobility.
Apple Invites Labor Inspectors To Foxconn, Other Suppliers
News  |  2/13/2012
Fair Labor Association will review conditions at Chinese factories that make Apple products.
iPad 3: 9 Things We Really Want
News  |  2/10/2012
Apple, as usual, is keeping the tablet's specs under wraps. But here's what we want to see.
Google Preps Dropbox Cloud Storage Rival
News  |  2/9/2012
Google will soon release an update to its long-rumored "GDrive" and a home entertainment system, reports the Wall Street Journal.
Steve Jobs: The FBI File
News  |  2/9/2012
Jobs had Department of Defense Top Secret clearance, though it's not clear why.
Adobe Reborn
News  |  2/8/2012
Scorned for its Flash platform, Adobe has bounced back to become a credible provider of digital media and marketing products and services.
Google Releases Chrome For Android
News  |  2/7/2012
Google says mobile version of Chrome delivers more speed and access to desktop browser data.
Wolfram Alpha Learns Image, Data Tricks
News  |  2/6/2012
Wolfram Alpha adds paid subscription service that provides new image and data analysis capabilities.
Google Unveils 'Secret Lab' For Radical Ideas
News  |  2/6/2012
What 'skunkworks' projects are underway at Google? New website aims to bring together big thinkers and big problems, such as climate change and cancer.
iPhone App Contains Secret Tethering Capability
News  |  2/3/2012
By entering the codes "1984" and "31337" in iRandomizer Numbers, you can create a sharable Internet connection using your iPhone.
Google Rejects EU Request On Privacy Policy Consolidation
News  |  2/3/2012
EU regulators want Google to delay its plan to combine privacy policies. But Google doesn't like that idea.
Google: Digital Music Case Has Cloud Law Implications
News  |  2/2/2012
In a cloud computing legal battle, Google sides with ReDigi instead of Capitol Records, but court rebuffs its attempt to file a 'friend-of-the-court' brief.
Google Chrome Market Share Slip: Self-Inflicted?
News  |  2/1/2012
After two straight years of growth, Google's Chrome browser saw its global market share slip in January. A self-imposed penalty may figure in these results.

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