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Change sucks: Why Google+ will flounder while Office 365 flourishes

Consumers don’t always want change, leaving Google an uphill battle to topple Facebook while Microsoft coasts by Google Apps with Office 365.
Android Army

Microsoft’s list of Android licenses growing fast

Android is from Google, right? So why are so many companies lining up to execute licenses with Microsoft over Android technology?
Computing

Acer rolls out colorful Aspire One Happy 2 netbooks

Acer's new Aspire One Happy 2 netbooks feature four fun colors, Intel Atom N570 processors, 10.1-inch displays, and 8 hours of battery life.
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Thunderbolt cables contain microchips and firmware

Thunderbolt discovered to use active cables, meaning each connector point is equipped with specially designed microchips that improve performance on high data transfer rates.
Computing

California tax law forces Amazon to withdraw associates program

A new law signed by Gov Jerry Brown is forcing Amazon to withdraw from the state to avoid paying sales tax.
Computing

TDL-4 creates 4.5 million PC ‘indestructible’ botnet

New malware TDL-4 has features that may make it indestructible, enslaves over 4.5 million PCs in early 2011
Computing

RealNetworks launches Unifi cloud service in Germany

RealNetworks' Unifi cloud media service is now available to Vodafone customers in Germany...and should launch in North America this fall.
Android Army

Oracle puts $2.6 bln price tag on Google Java infringement

New filings from Oracle reveal Oracle wants $2.6 billion in damages from Google for Java patent infringements in Android.
Computing

Opera 11.5 adds Speed Dial extensions, streamlines interface

Opera 11.5 features a simplified interface and new Speed Dial extensions that offer live updates from users favorite sites and services.
Computing

Amazon customer data to fuel companies’ new ad network

Amazon has a large data set of customer buying habits which, along with Tigget, it will be using to fuel a new ad network venture. Privacy concerns?
Apple

MacBook Air rumor roundup: Sandy Bridge, Thunderbolt, and back to black?

All signs point to a MacBook Air update being just around the corner. We take a look at the rumors and speculation around the update and figure out what's likely and what's not.
Android Army

Google pretties up its search and web services in preparation for Google+ Project

After announcing its Google+ social network, Google will be tweaking and redesigning many of its most popular services to have a simpler and more consistent interface.