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Content by Thomas Claburn
Thomas Claburn
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posted in March 2011

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Google Delays 'Honeycomb' Code Release
News  |  3/25/2011
The company says it has more work to do before the software is ready.
Rejected By Apple, Radiation App Targets Jailbreakers
News  |  3/24/2011
But is Tawkon's radiation measurement app really anything more than entertainment?
Google Books Settlement Rejected
News  |  3/23/2011
The company's plan to resolve copyright claims arising from its book scanning project will need to be revised.
Apple's Mac OS X Guru Leaving
News  |  3/23/2011
Bertrand Serlet, SVP of Mac software engineering, has decided to depart Apple.
Motorola Mobility Building Web-Based OS
News  |  3/22/2011
Hedging its bet on Android, Motorola is looking for a way to have more control over its destiny.
Amazon Launches Appstore For Android
News  |  3/22/2011
Amazon aims to help developers sell their apps through community reviews, recommendations, search, and its proven payment system.
Google Voice Integrated With Sprint
News  |  3/22/2011
Sprint customers soon will be able to use their existing mobile numbers with Google Voice.
Microsoft Files Another Android Lawsuit
News  |  3/21/2011
Barnes & Noble, Foxconn, and Inventec face a Microsoft patent infringement claim over the their use of Android.
Google Says China Is Hindering Gmail
News  |  3/21/2011
The company's decision last year to refuse to censor its search results in China continues to have repercussions.
Firefox 4 Arrives Next Week
News  |  3/17/2011
"The thing that we've got that nobody else has is we answer to nobody but you," says Mozilla's director of Firefox.
Times Square Video Hack Social, Not Technical
News  |  3/17/2011
A purported hack of video displays in Times Square turns out to have been a viral marketing campaign for the movie Limitless.
Apple's Mac App Store Delivers
News  |  3/16/2011
With a fourfold increase in applications since its launch in early January, Apple's Mac App Store is working for some developers.
Google Apps: A Love Story
News  |  3/16/2011
How the BI-LO grocery chain found happiness in the cloud.
Google Docs Adds Discussions
News  |  3/15/2011
The latest addition to Docs shows that entrepreneurial culture can thrive even inside a company as large as Google.
Google Counters Ads For Counterfeit Goods
News  |  3/15/2011
About 50,000 AdWords accounts were closed in the last half of 2010 for advertising fake brand name products.
Google Offers Businesses Scheduled Release Of Features
News  |  3/14/2011
Administrator can choose to have access to new Google Apps features immediately upon release or on a more leisurely scheduled release cycle.
Google Enables Search Result Kill Switch
News  |  3/10/2011
Web spammers, beware. Google users can now filter unwanted domains in search results lists.
Apple Releases iOS 4.3, Xcode 4
News  |  3/9/2011
Just in time for the arrival of the iPad 2, Apple is shipping updated versions of its mobile operating system and its developer tools.
Flash App For iOS Brings Cries Of Fraud
News  |  3/9/2011
Apple has removed an app that many customers believed would allow them to play Flash videos.
Web Apps, Meet Analytics
News  |  3/8/2011
A partnership between Lotame and TransMedia underscores the growing value of user data to cloud services.
Adobe 'Wallaby' Turns Flash Into HTML5
News  |  3/8/2011
Experimental software from Adobe will turn Flash assets into non-proprietary Web content, but it remains a work in progress.
Google Maps Navigation Now Routes Around Traffic
News  |  3/7/2011
Saving money through route optimization isn't just for fleet logistics any more.
Mozilla Web Application Project Debuts
News  |  3/4/2011
The maker of Firefox is proposing a way to promote Web applications that differs from what Google has in mind.
Justice Department Examining Web Video War
News  |  3/4/2011
Efforts by patent holding organization MPEG-LA to challenge Google's VP8 video technology have drawn the interest of antitrust investigators in Washington.
GDC: Google Gets Gaming
News  |  3/3/2011
As it pitches the Web as a platform, Google is seeking allies among game makers.
Google Extends Storage Purchasing To Apps Users
News  |  3/2/2011
Having offered extra space to consumers for the past few months, Google is now providing Apps customers with the same option.
GDC: Reframing Google TV
News  |  3/1/2011
Trying to undo unrealistic expectations about Google TV's potential as a cable killer, Google developer evangelists offered guidance about the real value proposition of the Google TV platform.
Gmail Disruption Blamed On Storage Software Snafu
News  |  3/1/2011
Google is promising to recover lost messages and to restore service for affected users soon.

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