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Following Windows preview, Google ports Chrome OS app launcher to Chromium for OS X

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Over the last few months, Google has been working on porting its Chrome OS app launcher to Chrome for the desktop. The majority of the progress has been on Windows, but now it looks like Google is readying the OS X version, at least in Chromium, meaning Apple’s platform will...
Following Windows preview, Google ports Chrome OS app launcher to Chromium for OS X

Amazon's MP3 Web store now optimized for Apple's iPhone, iPod touch

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Amazon's browser-based MP3 store has been optimized for the iPhone and iPod touch, allowing users to more easily purchase songs through their mobile Safari browser....
Amazon's MP3 Web store now optimized for Apple's iPhone, iPod touch

Google to Bring Web Store Gift Cards to Retailers

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Brick-and-mortar retailers will soon offer Google Play gift cards for sale, the company announced Tuesday. They’re akin to akin to Apple’s iTunes cards; customers purchase the cards from physical retailers, then use them to buy digital media online through Google’s Web store. The cards will come to Target, GameStop and...
Google to Bring Web Store Gift Cards to Retailers

Google says more than 500 districts in US and Europe use Chromebooks actively

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Google just revealed over 500 school districts in the United States and Europe use Chromebooks on a regular basis, while also naming a few new districts to adopt the technology in both North Carolina and Wisconsin. In a post on the Official Google Blog, Google talked about the functionality of Chromebooks...
Google says more than 500 districts in US and Europe use Chromebooks actively
Marquee: A publishing tool for a more dynamic Web

Chrome packaged apps come to the Chrome Web Store, still limited to the Dev channel on Windows and Chrome OS

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Google on Wednesday announced that Chrome packaged apps are now available in the Chrome Web Store, meaning you don’t need a direct link to get them anymore. That being said, they are still limited to users that have switched to Chrome’s developer channel on Windows and Chrome OS. More to...
Chrome packaged apps come to the Chrome Web Store, still limited to the Dev channel on Windows and Chrome OS

More choice for wireless noise: Sonos HiFi System owners can now stream music via 7digital

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Proud owners of Sonos‘ rather gorgeous wireless HiFi systems were already able to stream music from a variety of cloud-based services, including Spotify, Rdio, MOG, Pandora and Deezer, but the start of the new year brings even more goodies. Open digital music platform company 7digital today announced a partnership with...
More choice for wireless noise: Sonos HiFi System owners can now stream music via 7digital

Shopping the Chrome Web Store: name brands, knock-offs and no-shows

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When I set out to shop the Chrome Web Store, I wasn't just browsing for fun. The The Chromebook Pixel's many charms had lured me toward Google's Web-centric Chrome OS, but I needed to know whether it offered an ecosystem I could live with long-term--especially since I'd be leaving...
Shopping the Chrome Web Store: name brands, knock-offs and no-shows

Amazon rolls out new Web Store for Sellers

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Amazon rolls out new Web Store for Sellers

Google Announces Nexus One With AT&T-Flavored 3G

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Google: Starting today, an additional version of the Nexus One is available from the Google web store that is compatible with AT&T’s 3G network. This new model can be purchased as an unlocked device without a service plan. In addition to AT&T’s 3G network, this device will also run on...
Google Announces Nexus One With AT&T-Flavored 3G

Apple Hands Out Refunds To Disappointed Australian iPad Customers (AAPL)

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Apple is offering refunds on iPads in Australia following what was determined to be "misleading" advertising, reports ABC News. Apple got into some hot water with Australian officials over the new iPad's compatibility with the country's 4G network -- despite Apple implying the device is compatible, the Australia Competition and...
Apple Hands Out Refunds To Disappointed Australian iPad Customers (AAPL)

Google ports Chrome OS app launcher to the Chrome browser Dev channel on Windows; Mac and Linux coming soon

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Google on Wednesday announced a significant bridge between Chrome and Chrome OS: the app launcher, a little window that features all your apps in one place. The company has ported the dedicated “home for your apps” from Chrome OS to its Chrome browser. As of today, the new feature is...
Google ports Chrome OS app launcher to the Chrome browser Dev channel on Windows; Mac and Linux coming soon

It's Not Just Reader - Google Kills Its RSS Subscription Browser Extension, Too

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Oh Google. Thought we wouldn’t notice that you’re trying to kill off not just Google Reader, but your support and endorsement for the RSS format itself? People have just started noticing that Google’s own RSS Subscription Chrome browser extension has disappeared from the Google Chrome Web Store. Though it’s unclear...
It's Not Just Reader - Google Kills Its RSS Subscription Browser Extension, Too

Amazon Just Fired A Missile At Apple's iTunes Business

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This morning, Amazon announced a new initiative that it hopes will threaten Apple's iTunes business. Amazon is launching an HTML MP3 web store that's made for Apple devices: the iPhone and iPod touch. It will also run smoothly on the iPhone's default browser, Safari. Amazon's store will offer 22 million...
Amazon Just Fired A Missile At Apple's iTunes Business

Expert Panel at RSA 2012: Who's Responsible for Cloud Security?

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"Whose problem is this? Whose problem is a vulnerability in an app? Is it the app developers? Is it the service provider of the operating system? Or is it the distribution center of the application?" These aren't questions presented to an expert panel by attendees at the Cloud Security Alliance...
Expert Panel at RSA 2012: Who's Responsible for Cloud Security?

Facebook Likes Just Got Cray Cray

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In light of its impending multi-billion-dollar IPO, its user base of 900 million and its increasingly sprawling design and user experience, some people have come to believe that Facebook has gone crazy. Excuse me, “cray cray.” What’s more, even though it’s only two-odd years old, Facebook’s “Like” button is now...
Facebook Likes Just Got Cray Cray
Google launches PageSpeed Insights Chrome extension v2.0

Amazon launches Vine.com for shoppers who live life on the 'green' edge

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Love Amazon's renowned two-day shipping? How about organic eats and other miscellaneous environment-friendly products? If so, then today's your very lucky day. Adding to the endless list of shopping sites it already owns, Amazon has just introduced Vine.com; a site which aims to be a one-stop web store for...
Amazon launches Vine.com for shoppers who live life on the 'green' edge

Chrome packaged apps pump up Web apps with new abilities

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Google has enabled a technology that could mean more powerful Web apps -- and a more powerful Chrome OS and Chrome Web store. [Read more]...
Chrome packaged apps pump up Web apps with new abilities

Apps and updates: Found, Sparrow, Napster, Yelp, productivity bundle, and more

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A few notable app updates and deals crossed our path today, and we will continue to update as the day goes on, but first a bit of news. New to-do list app Any.DO launched this weekend and hit 100,000 total downloads in only 24 hours, reported TechCrunch. The app first became popular on Android,...
Apps and updates: Found, Sparrow, Napster, Yelp, productivity bundle, and more

Google Checkout for merchants to be retired on November 20th

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Although Google Checkout was rolled into Google Wallet at the end of 2011, it's still been an option for folks who peddle their wares online to collect payments. Come November 20th, however, the service will officially shut down. While Page and Co. recommend US-based merchants switch to the revamped...
Google Checkout for merchants to be retired on November 20th
Chrome App Launcher coming to OSX - beta version now available
Verizon pushes up Samsung Galaxy S4 release date to May 23rd

Chrome's Native-Like Packaged Apps Now Discoverable In The Chrome Web Store For Windows And Chrome OS Dev Channel Users

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A few months ago, Google announced the Windows Start button-like app launcher for Chrome on Windows, and with it, a way to easily launch Chrome packaged apps, a new way to write apps that are based on Chrome and web technologies but behave like native apps. These packaged apps for...
Chrome's Native-Like Packaged Apps Now Discoverable In The Chrome Web Store For Windows And Chrome OS Dev Channel Users

Windows Phone Store gets universal search, SD card app installation, Web store in 37 new locations

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Microsoft on Thursday revealed a big update to its Windows Phone Store, adding universal search and the ability to install apps from an SD card. Furthermore, the Web store has opened in 37 new locations. Wait a minute, didn’t the Windows Phone Store just expand to 42 new markets less...
Windows Phone Store gets universal search, SD card app installation, Web store in 37 new locations

Here's Why Google's New 'Packaged Apps' Are Bad News For Microsoft

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Google is making big improvements to its Chrome operating system to make it function a lot more like a regular PC. Google has just taken a small step with something called "packaged apps" that could have big implications. Google Chrome is a cloud-only device. It doesn't store all of its...
Here's Why Google's New 'Packaged Apps' Are Bad News For Microsoft
Google Keep now available for Chrome Web Store

I/O Recap: The open web moves forward, Froyo delights developers and TV meets Web

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With over 5,000 developers, more than 90 sessions, over 180 companies in the Sandbox and a steady stream of major announcements, it’s been a busy two days at Google I/O here in San Francisco. For us, the best part of I/O was getting to meet and talk with developers and...
I/O Recap: The open web moves forward, Froyo delights developers and TV meets Web

Google Chrome updates its Appmator tool for Chrome developers

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If Google is good at one thing when it comes to developers, it’s the ease and speed of adding new apps to its Chrome Web Store and Android Market. There are no reviewers checking out apps like there are over at Apple, which means that developers can get their ideas...
Google Chrome updates its Appmator tool for Chrome developers

EasyBib's new browser extension tells students how credible sites are, auto-generates citations

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EasyBib, a service best known for its auto-generated citations and bibliographies, first started out as a high school hack way back in 2001. It’s since become a standard for students, and if you’ve attended school any time over the past decade, you’ve probably used it at least once before. Now,...
EasyBib's new browser extension tells students how credible sites are, auto-generates citations
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