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Privacy group to FTC: Google's cloud is unsafe

A Washington-based privacy group wants the Federal Trade Commission to launch an investigation of the cloud-computing services offered by Google - including Gmail, Google Docs, Google Calendar and others - to ensure that they are as secure as Google promises they will be.Specifically, the matters stems from reports earlier this month that a software bug in Google Docs publicly exposed documents believed to be private.

March 17, 2009 by Sam Diaz


Google Chrome: Still value in a "beta"

Google is putting the beta label back on some versions of its Chrome browser - well, sort of. The company said today that it's re-introducing the beta channel so it can get some feedback from people who are willing to be guinea pigs for new features.

March 17, 2009 by Sam Diaz


Apple's iPhone 3.0 event - beyond the live blog

The first round of news out of today's Apple event has to do with a "major update" to the iPhone and iPod Touch operating system. Until now, there's a been a lot of catching up with details related to the app store and the popularity of it.

March 17, 2009 by Sam Diaz


CD sales drop, digital downloads on the rise

The number of Internet users paying for digital music increased by just over 8 million in 2008 to 36 million Internet users, and purchases of online digital music downloads increased by 29 percent since last year, accounting for 33 percent of all music tracks purchased in the U.S.

March 17, 2009 by Andrew Nusca