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Google outage lesson: Don't get stuck in a cloud

Google has apologized for yesterday's service outage that left 14 percent of its user base without Google's wide variety of online services for a few hours. Lesson learned -- don't trust the "cloud" with your data, exclusively.

Amazon puts any blog on the Kindle, for a price

Bloggers can now sell their content to Kindle users, but must let Amazon set the price and take 70 percent of all sales.

Twitter: We’re not for Sale

The people who run the microblogging service appeared on The View, announcing that their company is not for sale, shooting down rumors that Apple might buy Twitter.

Twitter suffers from disloyalty, says metrics firm

New Twitter users are a disloyal bunch, according to data from Nielsen Online, a metrics firm that measures Internet traffic.

Twitter worm: A closer look at what happened

PC World's Ian Paul walks you through the weekend worm attacks that plagued the Twitter microblogging service.

Is Bluetooth 3.0 on the horizon?

According to several industry blogs, the short-range wireless standard Bluetooth 3.0 will get its official launch on April 21.

Twitter use explodes

Twitter use continues to grow, fueled by veteran users.

Report: Disney and YouTube close to content deal

Google-owned YouTube is reportedly pressed for an exclusive content deal with Disney.

WWDC rumors abound after Apple schedules conference

Now that there's a date for the Worldwide Developers Conference in place, rumors are swirling about what Apple has planned for the June gathering.

Ten Facebook tips for power users

PC World’s Ian Paul offers ten tips to tweak your profile and get more out of the Facebook social-networking service.

Jailbreakers get busy on iPhone OS 3.0

Just hours after Apple unveiled iPhone 3.0, the folks who jailbreak iPhones said that jailbroken iPhones will not be left out in the cold.

Google Reader adds comments

Google has added a new feature Google Reader: the ability to comment on shared items.

Microsoft's app store: here's the deal

Microsoft has unveiled further plans for its new app store called Windows Marketplace for Mobile.

Google disses Twitter

Speaking at a financial conference, Google CEO (and Apple board member) Eric Schmidt called Twitter a “poor man’s e-mail system.”

iPhone rules—thanks to the apps

Apple's iPhone is king of the mobile world, according to reports from two different metrics firms, PC World reports.