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Facebook plans a privacy summit

Facing a growing chorus of dissatisfaction from users, pundits, critics, and lawmakers, Facebook is reportedly holding an all hands meeting on to address the backlash against the company's privacy policies.

Five burning questions about the Verizon-Google tablet

Verizon says it's working on an iPad rival with Google. But with so little information available, a number of questions about this rumored device remain.

Mozilla discusses Firefox 4 plans

The new version of Firefox will focus on features like improved speed, a simpler user interface, and HTML 5 technologies. And Mozilla spent some time this week discussing some features being considered for Firefox 4.

Five ways Facebook should improve user privacy

Whenever Facebook introduces new services, especially those that expand into other parts of the Web, it doesn't take long before privacy advocates and users...

iPad resellers profit from Apple's shipping delay

Would you pay $10000 for a hand-delivered iPad? That's what some hopeful iPad entrepreneurs are banking on. Online retailers are jacking-up iPad prices after Apple announced delays in international shipments.

Ten questions about iPhone OS 4.0

Just before Apple gives a sneak preview of the next major version of the iPhone operating system, PCWorld's Ian Paul shares what's on his mind about the big event.

iPad mania brings scams, dubious offers to Web

The Web is full of people looking to make a quick buck off of iPad fever.

Apple may have leaked iPad game titles

Apple reportedly let slip a preview of some iPad games that will be available in the iTunes App Store once the iPad ships to customers in early April.

Will the iPad be jailbroken at launch?

Hacker George Holtz says he's developed a new untethered software jailbreak method for the iPhone that may also work on the iPad. But do you really need to jailbreak Apple's forthcoming tablet?

Bike directions added to Google Maps

Google has added bicycle directions for Google Maps making it easier for cyclists to plan routes in 150 U.S. cities including Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Portland and Washington, DC.

iPhone app purge: Are template-based apps next?

Apple's campaign to get tough on iPhone applications is reportedly continuing with a new target: template-based iPhone applications.

Comedy Central to leave Hulu

The Daily Show with John Stewart and The Colbert Report, two of the most popular shows on Hulu, will no longer be available for streaming viewing.

Google Buys Picnik: 6 Unanswered Questions

Now that Google has scooped up the photo-editing service, we have to wonder how Picnik will fit in to Google's vast collection of Web-based apps.

Google adds, drops Gmail features

Google has made some changes to its Gmail service, upgrading six Gmail Labs experiments (like YouTube previews) to become standard Gmail features.

Twitter integration comes to Yahoo

Yahoo on Wednesday announced it would be providing integrated Twitter results in its search engine.