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  • EC exec says Google antitrust probe continues

    Europe's top antitrust official said Wednesday that his office is continuing to investigate antitrust concerns about Google Inc.

    Written by Computerworld Staff08 July 10 08:01
  • Facebook investigates e-mail notification issue

    Facebook is investigating an issue where some users do not receive an e-mail notification when someone sends them a message on the social networking site.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk08 July 10 01:23
  • Secret Google Tricks: How to Search Smarter

    I like to think that my vocabulary and usage skills are above average; I am, after all, a professional writer. But a little known search function in Google showed me that I've been misusing "peruse" for years. And it taught me that when a teenager says he's "pwned" me, it wasn't a compliment.

    Written by Bill Snyder07 July 10 02:36
  • How the Cloud Changed World's Oldest Newspaper

    Recently I was in London, speaking at the Cloud Computing World Forum. From my perspective, it was an ideal event: large enough to have a critical mass of interesting vendors and attendees, and small enough to support quality conversation. If you've been to any of the large U.S. cloud shows, you'll know how hard it is to accomplish the latter quality at them - they're packed and conversations are reduced to sound bites. Of course, the conference being located in Britain, there was less tolerance for over-the-top claims and marketing hype, which was also a refreshing relief.

    Written by Bernard Golden07 July 10 01:09
  • Suspicious Facebook app attracts nearly 300,000 fans

    A suspicious application circulating on Facebook has attracted nearly 300,000 fans whose profiles could be used as launching pads for spam, according to a security analyst.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk07 July 10 05:19
  • Mystery iPhone book apps disappear from store

    A group of iPhone apps that had received top rankings on the iTunes Store have disappeared from the top 50 book applications following complaints from developers.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk06 July 10 04:30
  • Google adds native usage tracker to Blogger

    Google's Blogger blog publishing and hosting service now has its own analytics feature that monitors a blog's usage, logs stats and displays reports and graphs.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez03 July 10 00:57
  • Microsoft's IE posts record usage share gains

    Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) turned things around last month, boosting its usage share by a record amount, a Web analytics firm said today.

    Written by Gregg Keizer02 July 10 04:13
  • Facebook adds new controls for third-party apps

    Facebook has revamped the way its users share information with third-party applications and Web sites in an effort to make the process easier, the company said Wednesday.

    Written by Grant Gross01 July 10 05:16
  • YouTube backs Flash

    In the ongoing debate over whether to use Flash or HTML5, Google has weighed in heavily in favor of using HTML5.

    Written by Joab Jackson01 July 10 01:11
  • Google revamps News page

    Google on Wednesday is rolling out changes to its News page that give users more ways to customize the kinds of headlines they see and easier ways to share stories on social networks.

    Written by Nancy Gohring01 July 10 07:22