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Content by Thomas Claburn
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posted in July 2012

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California Gets Privacy Enforcement Unit
News  |  7/20/2012
Mounting concern about how businesses use personal information collected online prompts California Attorney General to launch dedicated privacy enforcement group.
Google Buys Sparrow To Lift Gmail
News  |  7/20/2012
Search giant's acquisition of email startup is about talent as much as product.
Google Revenue Robust, CEO Recovering
News  |  7/19/2012
CEO Larry Page may have lost his voice, but his company keeps delivering health revenue growth. Google says enterprise business has reached a tipping point.
Google Chrome Apps Escape Browser
News  |  7/19/2012
Chrome packaged apps run outside the familiar boundaries of the Web browser, as if they were native apps.
Internet Defenders Launch 'Cat Signal' To Protect Freedom
News  |  7/18/2012
Modeled after Batman's bat signal, the Internet Defense League's cat signal will soon light the sky and later light up screens in the name of Internet openness.
Yahoo's Coup: Marissa Mayer Now CEO
Commentary  |  7/16/2012
Google's first female engineer becomes Yahoo's second female CEO. Here's what she must do now.
YouTube Transforms News Coverage
News  |  7/16/2012
Accounts of natural disasters and political upheaval are biggest draws among news videos.
Android Apps Need Universal Encryption
News  |  7/13/2012
Google's encryption for paid apps isn't enough to protect developers and users, argues author Godfrey Nolan.
Apple: Exiting EPEAT Environmental Program Was Mistake
News  |  7/13/2012
Company responds to customer and media criticism by saying it will return to submitting most of its products for EPEAT certification.
Apple Clean Cloud More Talk Than Walk: Greenpeace
News  |  7/12/2012
Apple has yet to follow through on commitments to run its data centers using clean power, Greenpeace report says.
Chrome For iOS As Your Default Browser?
News  |  7/11/2012
Apple does not provide users with the ability to select their default browser on iOS devices, but iOS developers can provide that option from within their apps. Will developers engage in such widespread civil disobedience?
Amazon Launches GameCircle For Kindle Fire
News  |  7/11/2012
GameCircle SDK will help developers enhance Kindle Fire games with leaderboards and other social features.
Apple's OS X Mountain Lion Released To Developers
News  |  7/10/2012
Apple's OS X 10.8 is expected to be available to the public before the end of the month.
Google FTC Privacy Settlement Awaits Approval
News  |  7/10/2012
Federal Trade Commission said to be seeking a $22.5 million fine, its largest ever. Is it overkill?
Google Collide Dims Hope For Brightly IDE
News  |  7/9/2012
Google won't say whether Brightly is dead, but the release of an open-source Web IDE called Collide suggests the company is no longer planning to enter the collaborative coding market.
Twitter Tweaks Tweet Search
News  |  7/6/2012
Autocomplete suggestions and query filtering promises to make finding relevant tweets much easier.
iGoogle Refugees Flood Netvibes
News  |  7/6/2012
Personal webpages and advertising just don't mix.
Apple's App Store Distributes Corrupted Updates
News  |  7/5/2012
Developers may wish to delay submitting or approving app updates until the problem is resolved.
Google Plans End Of iGoogle
News  |  7/5/2012
Google continues its product purge, with five more products getting the axe.
Google Proposes Remedies To EU Antitrust Woes
News  |  7/2/2012
As antitrust entanglements bedevil Google around the globe, the company floats a proposal to resolve the concerns of European Union regulators.
Mozilla's Firefox OS Wins Mobile Carrier Support
News  |  7/2/2012
Firefox is no longer just a browser; it's a mobile operating system.

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