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Cisco to appeal Microsoft-Skype deal in European court

Cisco will appeal the European Commission's approval of Microsoft's US$8.5 billion Skype acquisition, saying the agency should demand that the companies make service more interoperable with other platforms.

First Look: Clear embraces a simple approach for managing to-dos

Realmac Software, Milen Dzhumerov, and Impending have teamed up to produce Clear, a simple and elegant iPhone to-do app.

Yahoo ousts half its board

As part of an ongoing effort to recover from a downward spiral, Yahoo said on Tuesday that four board members, including its chairman, will step down.

Readdle adds Remarks to growing field of note-taking apps

Readdle has launched Remarks, a new note-taking app for the iPad. The application lets users share notes with collaborators or view the documents as PDFs on their home computer.

Wunderkit offers collaborative project management on Mac, iOS

Wunderkit, a collaborative getting-things-done web-based application for Mac and iOS, has emerged from beta testing and is available to the public.

Expo Notes: LightSpeed's Show & Tell feature has retail appeal

One of the more noteworthy features in LightSpeed for iPad is a Show & Tell capability that lets retailers use the mobile point-of-sale app to display their inventory. Philip Michaels took a look at the recently released iPad app at Macworld | iWorld and came away impressed.

Less than perfect apps

At Macworld | iWorld, a panel of experts looks at their favorite apps, focusing on ways they're flawed and how those flaws could be fixed.

Expo Notes: More work tools for the iPad

Two companies at Macworld | iWorld are touting products that make the iPad a more powerful tools for business.

Expo Notes: Omni Group shows off iPad version of OmniPlan

Project managers rejoice! The Omni Group has announced a full-featured iPad version of its project management software.

Expo Notes: Office 2 HD for iPad takes aim at Pages

Office 2 HD's developers say that the app offers the best document editing on the iPad, second only to Pages. But the company still thinks its own app is the better choice.

Expo Notes: More stuff for the business folks

Yet more proof that Macworld | iWorld isn't all fun and games: New tools for recording meetings, presenting on the iPad, and keeping track of your contacts.

Lawmakers question Google on its new privacy practices

Google's decision this week to share user data across its online services has caught the attention of eight members of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Expo Notes: Gather online financial statements with FileThis Fetch

FileThis hopes to make the paperless office more of a reality with FileThis Fetch, a new online service that helps gather and organize your financial statements.