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Gregg Keizer covers Microsoft, security issues, Apple, Web browsers and general technology breaking news for Computerworld.

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.

Apple expands free Lion upgrade offer

Apple is offering more details about its free Lion upgrade offer, saying the deal also applies to Macs bought from authorized resellers after the new OS's debut.

Researchers uncover more Android malware on Google's Market

Security researchers have found more malicious Android apps on Google's official download site and being spread through Chinese app stores.

Mozilla slates Firefox 5 update to fix Lion crash bug

Mozilla plans to update Firefox for the Mac to deal with a bug affecting the browser in Apple's soon-to-be-released Lion operating system.

Judge rules against Google in Street View 'Wi-Spy' lawsuit

A federal judge has declined to dismiss charges against Google that it allegedly violated the Federal Wiretap Act when it collected personal data from Wi-Fi networks.

Google boosts Gmail's anti-phishing feature

Google this week added an anti-phishing feature to Gmail that automatically displays the sender's address for some messages.

Google patches seven bugs in Chrome browser

Google patched seven vulnerabilities in Chrome as it issued the second security update for its browser this month.

Mozilla moves more than half of Firefox 4 users to new version

Most Firefox 4 users updated to Firefox 5 in the first week, although the turnover speed was slower than when Chrome last shifted editions, according to Web usage data.

Mozilla mulls Firefox 3.6 retirement, too

Mozilla is planning to retire Firefox 3.6 from support, but won't put the 18-month-old browser out to pasture until August at the earliest.

Enterprise IT unhappy with Firefox 4's quick demise

Some corporate IT managers are unhappy with Mozilla's decision to push out new editions of Firefox every six weeks with its new rapid-release program...