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N.Y. copycats ordered to hand over fake products to Apple

Two stores in Queens, N.Y. have agreed to hand over all counterfeit products to Apple that bear the California company's name or logo, according to court documents.

Google releases Chrome 14 browser

Google on Friday patched 32 vulnerabilities in Chrome, paying more than $14,000 in bug bounties as it also upgraded the stable edition of the browser to version 14.

Echoing Apple, Microsoft bans Flash from Metro IE10 in Windows 8

Microsoft will not support browser plug-ins, including Adobe's Flash, in one of the two versions of Internet Explorer to be bundled with Windows 8.

Researcher raps Apple for not blocking stolen SSL certificates

A security researcher criticized Apple for what he called "foot dragging" over the DigiNotar certificate fiasco, and urged the company to quickly update Mac OS X.

Report: One in six Macs run OS X Lion

One in six Macs now runs Apple's latest operating system, a Web metrics company said this week.

MacBook Air arrives in China to high hopes

Apple has started selling the new MacBook Air in China, a move one analyst said would prove a "big hit" in the country that delivered more than an eighth of the company's revenue last quarter.

Firefox 7 reaches beta, promises faster browsing

Mozilla released a beta of Firefox 7, putting the lighter-weight browser in front of a large number of users for the first time.

Mozilla ships Firefox 6, patches ten vulnerabilities

Mozilla has released Firefox 6, the second edition since it shifted to a rapid-ship cycle that delivers a new version of the browser every six weeks.

Firefox 8 to block unapproved add-ons

Starting with Firefox 8, Mozilla will automatically block browser add-ons installed by other software until users approve them.

Prosecutor charges two in 2010 sale of iPhone 4 prototype

A California county district attorney's office has decided not to press charges against Gizmodo or former editor Jason Chen for the blog's part in a 2010 case involving a lost iPhone 4 prototype.

Google engineer, Adobe squabble over Flash bug credit

Adobe patched 13 critical bugs in its nearly-ubiquitous Flash Player on Tuesday, but came under quick criticism from a security engineer who works for Google.

Spike in mobile malware doubles Android users' chances of infection

An explosion in mobile malware during the last six months has more than doubled the chance that a user's Android smartphone will become infected, according to Lookout Security.

Apple's Safari grows faster than Chrome in July

Apple's Safari last month posted its biggest increase ever in usage share, beating perennial champion Chrome in the gain game, according to Web metrics vendor Net Applications.

Judge gives AT&T iPad hacker more time to make deal

A federal judge has put the case against a man charged with hacking AT&T's website last year on hold to allow plea negotiations to continue.

Microsoft spells out Office for Mac bugs in Lion

Microsoft last week confirmed that customers running Office for Mac will experience problems with the suite on Apple's new Lion operating system.