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Content by Thomas Claburn
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posted in March 2010

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Google Mobile Service Trouble In China
News  |  3/29/2010
Google's mainland China service dashboard shows mobile service problems.
Google Broadband Plan Stirs Hunger For Speed
News  |  3/26/2010
The company's experimental fiber network plan has elicited almost 200,000 invitations from speed-starved Internet users.
Apple iBookstore More Relaxed About Explicit Content
News  |  3/26/2010
Explicit content in Apple's iBookstore seems not to be the problem that it is in the App Store.
Google Suggests Ways Around China Apps Roadblocks
News  |  3/24/2010
The search engine giant is warning users of its services in China that disruptions to Google Apps are possible.
Gmail Gets Intruder Alarm
News  |  3/24/2010
Watching for suspicious account activity is now easier for Gmail users.
China Calls Google's Actions 'Wrong'
News  |  3/23/2010
Chinese authorities have warned Google not to politicize commerce.
Android Builds Extend Corona SDK Beyond iPhone
News  |  3/23/2010
Generating apps that run on multiple mobile platforms is getting easier.
Google Ends Censorship In China
News  |  3/22/2010
The world now waits for the reaction of the Chinese government.
Chinese Netizens Seek Clarity From Google
News  |  3/22/2010
Internet users in China want Google and the Chinese government to communicate in a more open manner about the company's future plans.
Adobe Flash CS5 For Windows May Violate Apple Rules
News  |  3/19/2010
The language of Apple's iPhone Developer Agreement indicates that using Windows to build iPhone apps is forbidden.
Ex-Googler Douglas Merrill Talks Organization
Commentary  |  3/18/2010
Douglas Merrill dropped by InformationWeek's San Francisco office on Thursday to talk about his new book, "Getting Organized in the Google Era."
Viacom Secretly Uploaded Videos, YouTube Claims
News  |  3/18/2010
Employees of Viacom allegedly went to Kinko's to upload copyrighted clips to YouTube surreptitiously.
Google, Intel, Sony Plan Android TV Platform
News  |  3/18/2010
The content platform, set-top boxes, and Internet-ready TVs expected to be called Google TV has not been confirmed.
Apple Board Member Jerome B. York Dies
News  |  3/18/2010
York, 71, was hospitalized in Michigan on Tuesday following a brain hemorrhage.
Google Calendar Now Finds Best Meeting Time
News  |  3/17/2010
Scheduling becomes easier when treated as a search problem.
Google Nexus One Coming To Sprint
News  |  3/17/2010
The mobile carrier says that it will disclose pricing and availability soon.
Google Builds Microsoft Exchange Escape Route
News  |  3/16/2010
Would-be Google Apps converts now have an simple way to liberate their data from Microsoft's popular e-mail server.
Google Brings Nexus One To AT&T, Rogers Wireless
News  |  3/16/2010
The search company says that it's pleased with sales of the device, even as critics declare the Nexus One a failure.
Microsoft Previews Internet Explorer 9
News  |  3/16/2010
Unveiled at the MIX10 conference in Las Vegas, an early version of IE9 Web browser draws praise from Mozilla.
Google's Tim Bray Hates Apple's iPhone
News  |  3/15/2010
The newly hired Android developer advocate rails against Apple's constraints on iPhone apps.
Google China Shutdown Almost Certain
News  |  3/15/2010
Reports indicate that could go dark in a matter of weeks, news that has brightened the financial prospects of Google's rivals in China.
GDC: Game Developers Conference Wrap-Up
Commentary  |  3/12/2010
As the Game Developers Conference winds down in San Francisco, I'm struck by the apparent vitality of the gaming industry. There was real excitement, enthusiasm, and hope for the future among the developers there. Between the mobile revolution and the surge in social gaming, there's a sense of opportunity and ambition that's just not evident in other industry sectors.
China Warns Google To Obey Law
News  |  3/12/2010
Promising consequences if Google flouts China's censorship laws, Chinese authorities also chide the U.S. for its human rights record.
Apple iPad Available For Pre-Order
News  |  3/12/2010
The company is promising to deliver its "magical" device in early April.
Google Debuts Product Inventory Search, Apps Macros
News  |  3/11/2010
Finding nearby things to buy and automating actions in Google Apps just got easier.
GDC: Microsoft Surface Plays Dungeons & Dragons
News  |  3/11/2010
In a bid to engage business customers at the Game Developers Conference, the software giant demonstrated Dungeons and Dragons on its multi-touch computing platform.
GDC: iPhone Developers Face Hidden Risks
News  |  3/10/2010
Most iPhone developers don't fully understand the regulatory compliance challenges that accompany app distribution.
GDC: OnLive Takes Gaming To The Cloud
News  |  3/10/2010
A cloud-based online gaming service founded by a veteran of Apple and WebTV highlights the Game Developers Conference.
Google Launches Store For Web Apps
News  |  3/9/2010
The Google Apps Marketplace will let third-party developers sell their Web apps to Google Apps customers.
Google Debuts Public Data Explorer
News  |  3/8/2010
The company's latest visualization experiment lets users create their own charts and graphs using public data.
Energizer Removes Infected Battery Monitoring Software
News  |  3/8/2010
The company says that it is working with U.S.-CERT to determine how the software on its servers became infected.
Google Buys Maker Of Microsoft Office Plugin
News  |  3/5/2010
By acquiring DocVerse, Google is paving the road to cloud computing.
Software Patching Too Much Trouble For Most
News  |  3/5/2010
Automated software patching, common among enterprises, is making its way onto consumer PCs.
Google Gesture Search Available For Android
News  |  3/4/2010
The latest Google Labs experiment allows people to input letters for mobile search queries using a finger on a touch screen.
Google's Got Your Backup
News  |  3/4/2010
Among other reasons to consider Google Apps: automatic backups for disaster recovery.
RSA: Google, PayPal, Equifax, Others Form Open Identity Exchange
News  |  3/3/2010
The companies have created a non-profit to manage the process of certifying identity providers.
Google Buys Picnik
News  |  3/2/2010
The five-year-old online photo editing start-up says there will be no changes right away.
Apple Finds Child Labor Violations At Suppliers
News  |  3/1/2010
The company says that it has taken steps to address violations of its Supplier Code of Conduct.

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