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Content by Thomas Claburn
Thomas Claburn
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posted in March 2012

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Google Chrome 18 Brings Faster Graphics
News  |  3/30/2012
Chrome 18 delivers security improvements plus better 2D graphics rendering technology, as Google courts more developers to create browser-based games.
Apple Supplier Foxconn Will Reduce Working Hours
News  |  3/30/2012
Fair Labor Association association finds significant issues with factories in China operated by Apple supplier Foxconn, which said it would reduce hours for some workers.
Google Apps Vault Promises Easy E-Discovery
News  |  3/28/2012
Understanding and managing corporate correspondence can be simple and affordable, Google contends.
Adobe Upgrades Flash Player, Adds Gaming Features
News  |  3/28/2012
Adobe says Flash now supports hardware acceleration and native C/C++ code libraries, shares plans to charge developers a fee for using premium features.
Google I/O Sellout: Devs Cry Foul
News  |  3/27/2012
After 20-minute sellout, developers who didn't score tickets complain that Google's first-come, first-served system favors scalpers.
Dear FTC: Privacy Power Trumps Privacy Rules
Commentary  |  3/26/2012
As it tackles consumer data privacy, the FTC needs to think less about limiting what companies can do, and more about empowering consumers themselves.
Google Ordered To Delete Defamatory Autocompletions
News  |  3/26/2012
Google says Japanese court issues limited demand that covers a specific set of queries affecting a single plaintiff.
Top 7 Photoshop CS6 Features
News  |  3/22/2012
After more than 20 years, Adobe is still updating its flagship image-editing application, this time with a new dark look, raw-image editing, and nondestructive cropping.
Apple TV, Google TV Reliability Worse Than Rivals
News  |  3/21/2012
Apple and Google generate more complaints with their TV boxes than scrappy consumer electronics start-ups like Boxee and Roku do, says help site FixYa.
HP Combines PC, Printer Groups
News  |  3/20/2012
Hewlett Packard merges two humbled business units for greater operational efficiency. It may now be harder for investors to assess the health and margins of each operation.
Mozilla CTO Declares Video War Lost
News  |  3/19/2012
Brendan Eich says Firefox must play H.264 video to be relevant in the browser market.
Apple's New iPad Overheating?
News  |  3/19/2012
Some iPad buyers complain that their new iPads get uncomfortably warm.
Apple Critic Accused Of 'Significant Fabrications'
Commentary  |  3/16/2012
This American Life withdraws its report on working conditions at Apple's suppliers in China.
New iPad Teardown: Inside Apple's Tablet
Slideshows  |  3/16/2012
The new iPad isn't just beautiful on the outside. Check out the inside view of how Apple made this tablet's power and design click.
New iPad And Enterprise IT: Exclusive Research
News  |  3/15/2012
Business technology managers are showing greater interest in Apple's new iPad, but they continue to have reservations, an InformationWeek survey finds.
Virtual Goods To Generate $2.9 Billion In 2012
News  |  3/14/2012
Only a small percentage of app users are buying virtual goods, but they're still producing large amounts of revenue.
Google Exec Joins Microsoft, Trashes Google
News  |  3/14/2012
Google's focus on social and advertising is killing entrepreneurship and innovation, insists former engineering director James Whittaker.
Yahoo, Facebook Patent Spat: History Repeats Itself?
News  |  3/13/2012
"Yahoo got there first," the company says about methods of webpage customization, online ad placement, and content sharing. Some hear echoes of a Yahoo, Google patent fight.
What Twitter Acquires With Posterous
News  |  3/12/2012
Deal appears to be mainly a way for Twitter to pick up some talented software engineers.
Data Protection Officer Drought Predicted
Commentary  |  3/12/2012
Google's global privacy counsel doubts there are enough data defenders to help companies comply with EU data rules.
Apple Profits Less To Maintain iPad Price
News  |  3/9/2012
New iPad has more of just about everything except profit margin for Apple.
New iPad: Your Next TV Set?
Commentary  |  3/8/2012
Apple's TV set is already here. Maybe you've heard of the iPad? The first model has a 9.7-inch diagonal screen, but think bigger.
iPads Vs. Android: 3-Way Tablet Shootout
News  |  3/8/2012
Is Apple's new iPad, the iPad 2, or Asus' best Android tablet right for you? We do a detailed comparison of cost, features, design, and other key criteria.
Apple's New iPad: 6 Key Features
News  |  3/7/2012
No, it's not called iPad 3 or iPad HD, just "iPad," or "new iPad," if you must. We break down Apple's big changes.
Google Play Merges Android Market With Music, eBookStore
News  |  3/6/2012
Google's new online marketplace is a move to compete with Apple's iTunes store.
Gaming For The Greater Good
News  |  3/5/2012
Can gamers help solve genomics or AI problems? At the Game Developers Conference (GDC), developers discuss projects that harness crowds for more than fun.
Apple iPad 3: 10 Must-Have Features
News  |  3/5/2012
The iPad 3, whatever its real name may be, debuts Wednesday. Here's what we most hope to see.
How To Become An App Millionaire
News  |  3/2/2012
Fire Maple Games owner Joe Kauffman says his secret is great entertainment. But his success story also includes Corona SDK, a programming tool that fuels iOS, Android, and soon OS X apps from one code base.

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