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ARM's CEO talks on Google, iPhone and Acorns

The CEO of microprocessor maker ARM, whose fortunes are tied to the smartphone business, talks about Google's Android platform, Apple's iPhone and other issues in this interview.

HP zooms out of the camera business

HP shifts its digital camera business model, channeling investments from design and distribution to its photo printing strategy.

Opposition to Google's DoubleClick deal mounting

Privacy advocates and members of Congress are raising questions about the proposed $1.3 billion purchase of DoubleClick, the display advertising giant, by the leading Internet search provider.

Google demands non-fragmentation pledge for Android

Google is requesting that companies interested in using its "Android" mobile technology to adhere to an "antifragmentation clause" to prevent the platform from splitting.

HTC already working on Google phone

HTC is already working on a Google phone, which will launch in the second half of next year.

Apple posts QuickTime security fix

Apple has issued a new release of QuickTime, patching critical security issues with the media playing software.

LG's iPhone look-alike launched in Europe

The iPhone-like handset that LG Electronics unveiled at August’s IFA trade show is now on sale in Europe, the company said Monday.

Google offers up 'Android' as its new open mobile platform

Google has detailed its highly-anticipated Android platform, an open development platform for mobile devices backed by industry heavyweights.

Analysis: Google's Android adds to mobile complexity

Handset makers and operators are regarding Android, the new Linux-based mobile phone software announced by Google Monday, as one more of many platforms that they already use and not the unifying force Google is touting.

Online privacy policies need work, advocates say

Privacy notices online need to be simpler and more easy to find, some privacy advocates say.

China's Olympic ticketing system crashes on first day

Ticket sales for the Beijing Olympics got off to a rough start this week when the ticketing system crashed under a rush of buyers.

MySpace joins Google's OpenSocial project

Google got a boost for its OpenSocial platform with the support from MySpace.

Critic: FTC needs to take action on targeted ads

One critic calls on the FTC to regulate online advertising data collection.

Privacy groups call for do-not-track list

A coalition of nine privacy and consumer groups have proposed a U.S. do-not-track list that would allow consumers to opt out of advertising efforts that track their movements online.

Hackers sneak tricks into MySpace band pages

Several band MySpace profiles have been rigged to serve up malicious software, according to security vendor FaceTime Communications.