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Google+ is ‘really about’ the cloud, not social networking

Google+ isn't about traditional social networking, says Plus user Vincent Wong. It's about something entirely new.
Apple

Apple jumps to No. 3 PC retailer in US

A surge in sales has pushed Apple to become the third largest PC vendor in the United States. But overall, the PC market continues to struggle.
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Sony executive describes PSN security breach as “a great experience”

Speaking at a conference in San Francisco about April's security breach, Sony executive Tim Schaaff described it as "a great experience."
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Federal case will decide if the government can make you decrypt your laptop

A woman accused of mortgage fraud has appealed the court's request to decrypt her laptop, and the decision will set a new precedent for computer security.
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Google Maps sends users to driveway instead of state park

A woman in New Jersey said an error with Google Maps has resulted in numerous drivers coming up her driveway thinking they've entered a state park.
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AMD claims Radeon HD 6990M offers world’s fastest notebook graphics

AMD says its new Radeon HD 6990M GPU is the world's fastest mobile graphics processors...and that's a direct snub at Nvidia's GeForce GTX 580M.
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Cisco preparing for massive layoffs?

Networking giant Cisco is expected to cut thousands of jobs as the company tries to slash its operating expenses by more than $1 billion.
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Microsoft begs users to leave Windows XP – gives them until 2014 to do it

After a decade, Microsoft is finally ending support for Windows XP, but not for another three years.
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Pandora claims more than 100 million users

Newly-public online streaming service Pandora says it has more than 100 million registered users and 36 million active listeners each month.
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HP replaces head of Palm webOS with its best PC guy

10 days after a cool launch for the TouchPad tablet, HP has replaced ex-Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein as head of the webOS division, moving him into the PC department.
Computing

400 million Windows 7 licenses sold, says Microsoft

At its Worldwide Partner Conference yesterday, Microsoft announced that it has sold more than 400 million Windows 7 licenses since the operating system's debut in 2009.
Apple

Apple requests OS X Lion app submissions from developers

The launch of Apple's new operating system comes closer with developers asked to submit their OS X Lion apps for consideration.