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Australia To Investigate Google For Privacy Violations

Australia announced a police investigation Sunday into whether Google illegally collected private information from wireless networks, becoming at least the second country to probe the Internet giant’s “Street View” mapping service.

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Microsoft to shut down Bing CashBack

Microsoft plans to shut down Bing Cashback, a service that offered online shoppers cash rebates for buying products, after searching for them on Bing.

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Ballmer: We have our hammer, while Apple had its own hammer!

Steve Ballmer gave a spirited defense of the Microsoft’s strategy and the future of its Windows operating system, following an assertion from Steve Jobs earlier that personal computers that run it are in permanent decline.

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Microsoft to launch Windows Embedded Compact 7

Microsoft has announced Windows Embedded Compact 7 for Tablets at Computex. This will be a compartmentalized version of Windows 7, that can be embedded at the hardware level.

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Google homepage to display background images too

Google is introducing a new feature that brings a new level of personalization to Google Search, by letting you add a favorite photo or image to the background of the Google homepage. You can choose any photo from your computer […]

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Google to phase out Windows on security concerns

Google is phasing out the internal use of Microsoft’s ubiquitous Windows operating system because of security concerns, according to several Google employees.

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Ballmer unconcerned about Apple’s rise

Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer on Thursday said he was unconcerned that his company had been overtaken by rival Apple as the world’s biggest technology firm in terms of market value.

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Facebook’s New Privacy Controls

Facebook has revamped its Privacy Settings and they will be  rolled out in phases to users over the next couple of weeks.

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Apple overtakes Microsoft as biggest tech company

Apple Inc shot past Microsoft Corp as the world’s biggest tech company based on market value on Wednesday, the latest milestone in the resurgence of the maker of the iPhone, which nearly went out of business in the 1990s.

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Google allows website visitors to opt out of Google Analytics

Many website owners & bloggers use Google Analytics to track & see their website statistics.  Google has now announced that they are now giving the option to the visitors to opt out of being counted! Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on […]

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Pakistan now blocks Twitter!

After earlier banning Wikipedia, Flickr, Youtube & Facebook, Pakistan has now blocked Twitter.

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Windows 7 themed restaurant opens in Taiwan

The first ever Windows 7 themed restaurant has opened in Taiwan. Hot Fried 77 restaurant offers “Windows 7 themed meals” for NTD $77.

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Internet threats force Govt of India to develop Operating System

The Government of India has set in motion an ambitious plan to develop its own software and end the reliance on foreign operating systems and anti-virus products after growing worries over the spurt in cyber attacks on Indian establishments.

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Windows Phone 7 design – Dell Lightning

The long wait is finally over. We all have been tweaking, searching and reading about Windows Phone 7 all over the web but none of were actually aware about the exact prototype design of WP7 by any mobile making company […]

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Google gives its home page a new look

The look and feel of Google’s search results have changed! Today’s metamorphosis responds to the increasing richness of the web and the increasing power of search — revealing search tools on the left and updating the visual look and feel […]