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Google data flap heats up

May 27, 2010
Threats are mounting in Germany, Hong Kong, and elsewhere as Google refuses to hand over the so-called "fragmentary data" it collected during...
Posted In: Google

Changes at Facebook, Apple passes Microsoft

May 27, 2010
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announces changes with the site's privacy controls, while Apple has become the largest technology company in the world.

Another suicide in China

May 26, 2010
It's getting increasingly difficult to keep up with all the suicides that are happening at Foxconn plants in China. Foxconn is the company that...
Posted In: China

Facebook's privacy vs. biz challenge

May 26, 2010
Facebook is balancing privacy expectations with the need to make money. Recent changes to the social-networking site have left many users feeling exposed. Today, Facebook rolled out new privacy controls meant to stem the controversy. Jeff Horwich reports.
Posted In: Internet

Will Facebook's privacy changes work?

May 26, 2010
Facebook users have become increasingly concerned about the website's privacy settings. Slate tech columnist Farhad Manjoo talks with Kai Ryssdal whether Facebook's new privacy system will divert people from walking away and what the site needs to grow as a business.
Posted In: Internet

New Yorker eyes flat rate for all access

May 26, 2010
With so many new platforms -- Kindles, iPads and smartphones -- publishers are facing a whole new discussion about how to charge for content. The New Yorker said it's planning to offer a flat-rate subscription for its content across all platforms. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Internet

Tech News In Brief - 5/26/10

May 26, 2010
Apple worth more than Microsoft? So do TRUE hipsters have to start using Zunes?...
Posted In: apple, China, iPad, Microsoft

Walmart's $97 iPhone: a bargain?

May 26, 2010
Walmart is offering the iPhone at a hundred dollars less than the Apple store, but with a restrictive contract and a new iPhone on the way, it might not be worth it.

Do Google ads really help generate biz?

May 25, 2010
Google released a report that says its advertising helped generate $54 billion of economic activity last year. Brett Neely reports there's more to that number than meets the eye.
Posted In: Internet

Tech News In Brief - 5/25/10

May 25, 2010
Twitter wants money from businesses and media companies. Those Fail Whale ropes aren't cheap.Wal-Mart cuts price of iPhone 3GS to $97 Comes with a...
Posted In: apple, China, Facebook, firefox, government, iPhone, Twitter

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