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posted in June 2011

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Google+ Stops Invites Citing 'Insane Demand'
News  |  6/30/2011
People seeking to try out Google+ have turned to eBay to purchase supposed invitations.
Firefox Upgrades Too Fast For Enterprises
News  |  6/29/2011
Mozilla mulls how to make its Firefox update strategy more business-friendly, but one exec tells enterprises to accelerate software deployments.
Cisco Launches App Store For Its Cius Tablet
News  |  6/29/2011
AppHQ lets enterprise IT personnel control app acquisition, installation, and management on Cisco tablet hardware.
Google Unveils Google+ Social Networking Project
News  |  6/28/2011
To compete with Facebook, Google aims to provide intimacy rather than scale, at least initially. Will users like Google's privacy options?
Google Debuts Flash-To-HTML5 Converter
News  |  6/28/2011
Developers can now use a Google tool to turn their Flash files into HTML5.
4 Reasons Google Apps Beats Office 365
News  |  6/27/2011
Google makes its case for Google Apps as Microsoft Office 365 arrives.
Court Kills California Violent Video Game Law
News  |  6/27/2011
California's attempt to restrict sales of violent video games to children violates free speech rights, the court says.
Google Health, PowerMeter Cut From Life Support
News  |  6/24/2011
The once-promising Google services are being retired because too few people used them.
Google Confirms FTC Antitrust Investigation
News  |  6/24/2011
The next move will be lots of subpoenas for documents, experts say. Google says the focus of the FTC investigation remains a bit cloudy.
FTC Silent On Google Antitrust Inquiry
News  |  6/23/2011
Google's dominance of Internet search advertising is expected to be challenged by U.S. antitrust enforcers.
Google Apps Script Gets Drag And Drop
News  |  6/22/2011
Automating business processes in Google Apps becomes easier with the introduction of a script API interface design tool.
Google Apps Vs. Office 365: Prepare For Battle
News  |  6/22/2011
With the impending launch of Microsoft's cloud-based version of Office, Google is celebrating customer wins as it girds for war.
Adobe Content Platform Banks On Boosting Customer Experience
News  |  6/20/2011
Flash, AIR, Reader, and other Adobe technologies can be managed via the Digital Enterprise Platform for Customer Experience Management, designed to help businesses create, manage, and monitor digital content for multiple delivery channels.
ICANN's Domain Name Plan Could Spell Trouble
News  |  6/20/2011
Companies next year will be able register their own top-level domains, but the price may be more intellectual property litigation and security problems.
Google Pleased With Chromebook Sales
News  |  6/17/2011
Chromebooks have found fans and detractors, but Google's new operating system isn't really a hardware story.
Google Suggests Googling Yourself
News  |  6/16/2011
Google seeks to put users back in control of their online information with a service called Me on the Web that monitors your reputation.
Cloud Computing Confuses Consumers
News  |  6/15/2011
Though consumers have been using the 'cloud' longer than most businesses, many have embraced cloud computing without even knowing it.
How Google Instant Pages Improves Search
News  |  6/15/2011
Say goodbye to I'm Feeling Lucky and say hello to I'm Feeling Confident: Google's new search trick takes educated guessing to another level. Just beware a few potential problems.
Google Revs Search For Speed, Mobile
News  |  6/14/2011
Google launched voice and image search for the desktop and new features for mobile search, which has grown fivefold over the past two years.
Google Buys Admeld: But Will Publishers Swoon?
News  |  6/13/2011
Publishers have long complained that Google steals their content and drives down ad prices. With Admeld, Google aims to charm, by solving ad management headaches.
Apple iCloud: Four Hurdles For Businesses
News  |  6/10/2011
Apple's forthcoming file storage and synchronization service isn't quite ready for enterprises.
Apple Steps Into Lodsys Case: What's Next?
News  |  6/10/2011
Fighting back against patent trolling, Apple intercedes in a suit that could damage its relationship with iOS developers and reduce revenue.
Apple Asks Developers About App Legal Issues
News  |  6/8/2011
Developers hope the queries introduced in iTunesConnect portend preparations to defend them again Lodsys' patent claims and similar legal threats.
Samsung Chromebook: Hands-On Visual Tour
Slideshows  |  6/8/2011
Finally, the Samsung Chromebook Series 5 surfaces. Early verdict: This beautiful, slightly pricey gadget adds elegance to Google's Mobile OS.
Samsung Series 5 Chromebook: Hands-On Review
News  |  6/7/2011
Samsung's Chromebook Series 5, based on Google Chrome OS, looks ready for its big launch. Our first look found sleek design advantages and a few small setup hitches.
Google Chromebooks Target Of Lawsuit
News  |  6/7/2011
ChromiumPC maker accuses Google of deceiving the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to stymie its trademark application.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs Introduces iCloud
News  |  6/6/2011
The cloud-based service offers nine applications, including iTunes, Mail, Calendar, and Contacts free with a fee-based storage option.
Apple WWDC: Lion OS Roars In At Just $29
News  |  6/6/2011
Apple takes a direct job at Microsoft with this pricing on the next version of Max OSX, available next month only through the Mac App store. And with full-screen apps, Apple also swings at Google's Chrome OS.
Google, Microsoft, Yahoo Back Search Metadata Project
News  |  6/3/2011
Schema.org aims to provide a common vocabulary for structuring web page data.
Apple WWDC: Will Jobs Answer Big iCloud Questions?
News  |  6/3/2011
Steve Jobs is expected to reveal a disruptive new cloud service and updates to two operating systems, Mac OS X 10.7, known as Lion, and iOS 5. The Apple CEO’s faithful await answers on some important unanswered details about each--and will expect one more thing.
Google Sued For SMS Spamming
News  |  6/2/2011
Twilio, GroupMe, and Google's recent acquisition, Slide, also were sued by users of group text services claiming to be flooded with unsolicited messages.
Google Extends +1 Button To Third-Party Websites
News  |  6/1/2011
A version of Facebook's Like button, Google +1 aims to create a more engaging experience for website users and a more profitable experience for advertisers and site owners.


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