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Content by Thomas Claburn
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posted in February 2010

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RSA: Microsoft Tries To Turn Shady Internet Trustworthy
News  |  2/26/2010
The company is releasing software to improve the process of online identification and authentication.
Twitter Phishing Attack Hooks UK Cabinet Minister
News  |  2/26/2010
The company is warning people not to surrender personal details to fake Twitter login pages.
Apple iPhone Users Buy More Apps
News  |  2/25/2010
Users of competing mobile devices appear to be less keen to open their wallets.
Google Culls Gmail Labs
News  |  2/25/2010
The company is promoting six Gmail Labs experiments and getting rid of five.
Microsoft Decapitates Waledac Botnet
News  |  2/25/2010
A major source of spam and malware has been cut off from its controllers.
Google Faces European Antitrust Scrutiny
News  |  2/24/2010
The European Commission says it is looking into three separate complaints about Google.
Google Execs Convicted In Italy
News  |  2/24/2010
The ruling in a YouTube privacy case, if not overturned on appeal, could put an end to online user-generated content in parts of the world.
Intel Reveals It's Been Hacked
News  |  2/23/2010
The company's annual report says that some of the attacks have been successful.
Xerox Files Patent Suit Against Google, Yahoo
News  |  2/23/2010
The company claims that its automatic query and information integration patents are being violated.
Google Renovates Ad Platform
News  |  2/22/2010
The company's DoubleClick advertising technology, originally a tool for large publishers, is now also available for small publishers.
Free Software Foundation Asks Google To Kill Flash
News  |  2/22/2010
Noting that Apple has ditched Flash for "for suspect reasons and using abhorrent methods (DRM)," the FSF wants Google to deal Flash a "death-blow."
Adobe Blogger Challenges Apple's 'Great Man'
News  |  2/22/2010
Adobe blogger John Dowdell wants Apple to start communicating openly about its actions rather than through comments relayed by unattributed sources.
Photoshop 1.0 Arrives On The iPhone
Commentary  |  2/19/2010
To celebrate Photoshop's 20th Anniversary, Photoshop co-creator Russell Brown asked Ansca Mobile to re-create Photoshop 1.0 for the iPhone.
Apple Adult Content Purge Encouraged By Developers
News  |  2/19/2010
The company is removing "overtly sexual content" from its iTunes App Store in response to complaints from users and developers.
Mozilla Posts Firefox Fixes But Possible Bug Remains
News  |  2/19/2010
A security researcher claims to have released exploit code that affects Firefox 3.6.
Google Cyberattack Linked To Two Chinese Schools
News  |  2/19/2010
One of the schools has ties to the Chinese military and to a network company with ties to Google's rival Baidu.
Google Buys reMail
News  |  2/18/2010
Yet another company started by a former Google employee has been acquired by Google.
School Allegedly Spied On Kids In Their Homes
News  |  2/18/2010
Web cams in laptops provided a school district with compromising photos of minors in their homes, a lawsuit claims.
Global Botnet Attack Hits Enterprise, Government PCs
News  |  2/18/2010
Operating undetected for about a year, the criminals behind the cyberattack had control of more than 74,000 computers. Solicits Social Theft
News  |  2/17/2010
The Web site gathers tweets and online posts about people who are away from home to emphasize the risk posed by advertising one's location.
Microsoft Outlook Becomes Social Hub
News  |  2/17/2010
The company's popular messaging client now connects with LinkedIn, and soon with Facebook and MySpace.
Top 25 Most Dangerous Programming Errors Revealed
News  |  2/16/2010
Cross-Site Scripting tops the list, which is designed to help businesses build security into the software procurement process.
Google Grant Brings Free Wi-Fi To The Dalles
Commentary  |  2/12/2010
Google will be providing a $100,000 grant to The Dalles, Oregon, to build and operate a Wi-Fi cloud that covers the city's business district.
IBM Puts Enterprise Social Software On iPhone
News  |  2/10/2010
The company sees growing corporate interest in Apple products.
Google Plans Ultrafast Internet Broadband
News  |  2/10/2010
The search giant say it'll build experimental 1-gigabit-per-second broadband networks in a small number of test locations.
Glide OS Sees Cloud Computing Surge
News  |  2/9/2010
The online media sharing and file storage service reports rising interest in cloud storage and apps.
Google Buzz Challenges Facebook, Twitter
News  |  2/9/2010
Moving to make social computing more relevant, Google sees its Buzz service as a way to make the world's tweets, status updates, and shared links more meaningful.
Google's Universal Translator
Commentary  |  2/8/2010
Tech news sites have been buzzing about Google's plan to turn mobile phones into universal translators, based on a report in The Times.
Google Gmail Getting Social Features
News  |  2/8/2010
In an escalation of its rivalry with Facebook, Google plans to turn Gmail into a social data hub.
Apple Links iTunes Apps To Web Previews
News  |  2/4/2010
The iTunes Store is becoming a bit more accessible to Internet users.
Ex-Microsoft Evangelist Goes Google And Mac
Commentary  |  2/3/2010
Last year, Microsoft laid off some 800 employees in November. Don Dodge, director of business development for Microsoft's emerging business team, was one of them.
Apple iPad Sparks Interest In Enterprise Apps
News  |  2/3/2010
But work remains before large companies can embrace the iPad and iPhone without worry.
Google Chrome OS 'gPad' Design Proposed
News  |  2/2/2010
Apple's iPad has competition, if only conceptually, before it has even shipped.
Google Chrome Gains Hurt Internet Explorer, Firefox
News  |  2/1/2010
An ongoing ad campaign and Internet Explorer's woes have turned Google Chrome into a contender.

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