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Content by Thomas Claburn
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posted in August 2011

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Mozilla Previews Firefox For Tablets
Commentary  |  8/31/2011
Mozilla steps up to challenges over its relevance with more than simply a large-screen adaptation of its smartphone app. But it should be doing more.
Google Gmail, Calendar, Docs Work Offline--With Limits
News  |  8/31/2011
Google restores long-promised functionality, via HTML5 and some Chrome technology.
Apple iTunes Match Enters Beta
News  |  8/30/2011
Developers can start playing with the iTunes Match component of Apple's forthcoming iCloud file storage service.
Google, OpenDNS Team To Speed Web Traffic
News  |  8/30/2011
Collaborative project with content delivery networks aims to change the way content gets served to users.
Dell Cloud Debuts With VMware Partnership
News  |  8/29/2011
Leveraging investments in infrastructure and security, Dell pitches itself as a provider of enterprise cloud services and cloud consultant.
Google+ Adds Ignore Button To Stop Pests
News  |  8/26/2011
When social networking is not working, Google+ users can turn to a new tool to silence unsolicited sharing.
Google To Close Slide
News  |  8/26/2011
Slide social software founder Max Levchin, who also co-founded PayPal, is leaving Google to pursue other opportunities.
Jobs's Legacy: 8 Reasons Apple Will Dominate The Decade
Commentary  |  8/25/2011
Apple has new leadership, but the company can be expected to continue on the path defined by its departing CEO.
Steve Jobs Resigns As CEO Of Apple
News  |  8/24/2011
Tim Cook, who led Apple during Jobs's medical leave, has been selected to take over as CEO.
Google+ Gets +1 Button Connection
News  |  8/24/2011
Rewired +1 button on third-party websites lets users share site content with Google+ Circles.
Google Pays $500 Million Over Illegal Drug Ads
News  |  8/24/2011
Google says it should not have run online ads for Canadian pharmacies that illegally shipped drugs to U.S. consumers.
IBM Develops Better Flood Prediction System
News  |  8/23/2011
Ready for flood modeling as a service? Check out how IBM and researchers at the University of Texas at Austin are trying to give earlier flood warnings.
Google Releases TV SDK
News  |  8/22/2011
Android developers can write apps for Google TV in advance of updated hardware expected this year.
Google Brings Weather To Maps
News  |  8/18/2011
Local weather conditions augment the popular Google Maps service; Street View will also be extended to map the Amazon basin.
IBM Reveals Chip That Acts Like Human Brain
News  |  8/18/2011
IBM is testing a computer chip modeled on human neural processing, as it tries to create silicon better suited to real-world, multi-source data processing at low power.
Web Vs. Native Development: There's No Winner
News  |  8/17/2011
There are reasons to develop for the Web and reasons to develop native apps. Here are eight points to consider.
Google Offers Catalog Shopping App For Tablets
News  |  8/16/2011
Browse rich media catalogs from the likes of Crate and Barrel and L.L. Bean on your iPad.
Apple, Publishers Sued Over Ebook Price Conspiracy
News  |  8/15/2011
The lawsuit contends that Apple and five major publishers colluded to boost ebook prices to counter the revenue and platform threat posted by Amazon and its Kindle ebook reader.
Google-Motorola Deal: Apple Outsmarted On Patents?
News  |  8/15/2011
With its $12.5 billion bid for Motorola Mobility, Google tries to outmaneuver Apple in the mobile patent wars.
McAfee Debuts iOS Data Protection Software
News  |  8/12/2011
The company's WaveSecure software duplicates some of functions of Apple's Find My iPhone, but it also simplifies switching to Android or other mobile platforms, at least in part.
Google+ Adds Games
News  |  8/11/2011
Hoping to avoid Facebook's problems with games that spew ads, Google promises its social games will be easy to ignore. Adds Android, RIM Tablet Support, HTML5 Site
News  |  8/11/2011
Targeting mobile knowledge workers who want to share and store files in the cloud, adds support for a more diverse set of devices.
Google Chromebooks Now Showing Netflix
News  |  8/10/2011
An update to Chrome OS provides the foundation for Netflix streaming on Chromebooks.
Amazon Avoids Apple Toll With Kindle Cloud Reader
News  |  8/10/2011
HTML5-based Web app lets Amazon get around Apple's App Store subscription rules, hold onto more ebook revenue.
Google Decries Conspiracy To 'Strangle' Android
News  |  8/3/2011
Chief legal officer David Drummond says bogus patents are being used make Android more expensive and to deprive consumers of choice.
Mobile Developers See Apple, Google Ruling Enterprise
News  |  8/3/2011
Bad news for Microsoft extends far beyond mobile, developer survey says. But analysts don’t count Redmond out yet.
10 Essential Google+ Tips
Slideshows  |  8/2/2011
Google's new social network keeps changing and growing. Check out recent improvements and expert advice for Google+ users.
Array Networks Opens Windows To Android
News  |  8/2/2011
DesktopDirect for Android offers authentication, authorization, and auditing capabilities, and provides access to remote apps and data without storing information on the user's device.
Will A Cooler Corona Make Tastier Mobile Apps?
News  |  8/1/2011
Ansca Mobile's Corona toolset for creating mobile apps that run on iOS and Android is looking like a platform. New partnerships aim to help app makers with social, marketing efforts.

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