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posted in July 2011

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Flash Alternative: Adobe Previews Edge HTML5 Software
News  |  7/29/2011
Designers and developers can use the HTML5 authoring tools to create animated graphics using HTML, CSS3, and JavaScript.
Dell Streak 10 Pro Introduced In China
News  |  7/29/2011
The company is betting on China to make its mark in the increasingly crowded tablet market.
Twitter Pushes Ads Into User Timelines
News  |  7/28/2011
Promoted Tweets will now appear in the stream that users see, augmenting the Twitter search advertising the microblogging service introduced last year.
Google Declares War On Slow Web Pages
News  |  7/28/2011
In its ongoing quest to make Web apps as fast as desktop software, Google Page Speed Service accelerates Web page load times.
Gmail: A Cure For Outdated Email Addresses
News  |  7/27/2011
Google's social marketing campaign targets users of,, or email with an "intervention" to save friends from "embarrassingly out-of-date" email addresses.
Facebook For Business Debuts, Watch Out Google?
News  |  7/27/2011
Not a new service; rather, it's a portal to help businesses understand social marketing.
Google+ Name Rules Adjusted
News  |  7/26/2011
Users believed to be violating the Google+ "common name" policy can expect a more attentive review process.
Mozilla Plans Open Web Operating System
News  |  7/26/2011
With "Boot to Gecko," Mozilla is challenging the proprietary mobile empires: Apple, Google, and Microsoft.
LogMeIn Helps iPads , Work Data Play Safely
News  |  7/25/2011
Cloud-based service lets IT control corporate data accessed via mobile devices, starting with iPad and iPhone.
Google Buys PittPatt, Gains Facial Recognition
News  |  7/25/2011
PittPatt's facial recognition technology is likely to enhance Google's set of social, image, and video services.
Google+: We Screwed Up
News  |  7/22/2011
Google's shutdown of Profiles created by businesses has Google+ users crying foul.
Lodsys Targets Rovio, Big Game Makers
News  |  7/22/2011
Those Angry Birds now have something else to be angry about: Rovio Mobile is one of five companies added to Lodsys's patent infringement claim against iOS and Android developers.
Google Closes Google Labs
News  |  7/21/2011
CEO Larry Page says the company is putting "more wood behind fewer arrows."
iPad Still Dominates Android In Enterprises
News  |  7/21/2011
Despite the steadily growing number of Android activations reported by Google, data from Good Technology suggests enterprises remain focused on Apple's iPad.
Google-Style Data Analysis For Loans
News  |  7/20/2011
Financial startup ZestCash is getting an infusion of funding to realize its plan to rewrite the rules of high-risk loans.
Apple Sets Revenue Record, Rattles Patent Saber
News  |  7/19/2011
Celebrating an iPad 2 sales "frenzy," Apple warns it will defend its intellectual property when necessary.
Mozilla Makes Up With Enterprises
News  |  7/19/2011
After alienating corporate IT departments with its rapid release policy for Firefox, Mozilla wants to patch things up by re-establishing a group to handle enterprise concerns.
6 Tips From Google: Search Smarter
News  |  7/19/2011
Consider these how-to tips from one of Google's own search experts, plus insight into why searches sometimes go wrong.
Adobe Buys EchoSign For Electronic Signature Technology
News  |  7/18/2011
By providing contract execution in the cloud, Adobe aims to help businesses operate entirely online.
Mozilla Proposes Master Password System
News  |  7/15/2011
BrowserID aspires to solve the problems posed by passwords, even if OpenID is already on the case.
Google News Gets Gamified
News  |  7/15/2011
Social elements are popping up throughout Google's services, and Google is encouraging its users to open up and share more.
Google Booming: Strong Earnings Easily Beat Estimates
News  |  7/14/2011
Never mind the record quarterly revenue, CEO Larry Page is "super excited" that Google+ has surpassed 10 million users.
Apple Offers App Volume Purchasing To Businesses
News  |  7/14/2011
iOS developers now have the opportunity to sell custom business apps to enterprises.
Finding Apps In A Haystack
News  |  7/13/2011
The vast number of mobile apps has created demand for ways to make apps easier to discover, even as platform owners limit some forms of promotion.
Android Vs. iOS: Google Revamps Android Market
News  |  7/12/2011
In the U.S. Android users will be able to download apps, books, and video content through the revised Android Market client.
Overthrowing Apple: The Web Leads To Freedom
News  |  7/12/2011
Digital Chocolate CEO Trip Hawkins urges developer-serfs to cast off their chains.
iPad Love Grows With Use
News  |  7/11/2011
Unlike most devices, which tend to satisfy users less over time, the iPad becomes more appealing.
Google+ Growing Pains Produce Spam Storm
News  |  7/11/2011
Estimates put the number of Google+ users at 4.5 million or higher, which means Facebook has nothing to fear for now.
Startup Eats Mozilla's Enterprise Lunch
News  |  7/8/2011
Bespoke IO hopes to provide enterprises with the tools to manage Firefox deployments.
Google+ For Businesses Coming Later This Year
News  |  7/7/2011
Google has doubled the number of people in the Google+ field trial, but business users will have to wait a bit longer.
Google's Awards Cash For Ideas
News  |  7/7/2011
After the failure of Google Answers, Google's latest question-answering service offers the possibility of a cash prize as an incentive to participate.
Facebook Adds Video Calling, Group Chat
News  |  7/6/2011
The Skype-powered Video Calling service looks easy to use but only supports one-to-one conversation. Google+ competition looms large.
Google Goes Missing In Lodsys Litigation
News  |  7/5/2011
Android developers continue to ask when Google will come to their defense as Apple has done for its developers. They may have a long wait.
Facebook's 'Awesome' News: 4 Predictions
News  |  7/5/2011
The social networking giant has something up its sleeve, something that probably has to do with video chat.
Google Loses Nortel Patents To Tech Titans
News  |  7/1/2011
Had it won the auction for Nortel's patents, Google could have armored itself against patent claims. By losing, it allows doubts about its commitment to Android to fester.

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