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Government data requests to Google continue to rise

Governments continue to ask Google for more data about its users, with more than two-thirds of requests in the U.S. made through a subpoena, which usually doesn't require asking a judge for a search warrant.


Remains of the Day: Forget it, Tim, it's China

Tim Cook and Phil Schiller are doing the full court press in China, the 27-inch iMac is still pressed for supply, and the late Steve Jobs was ready to press HP to give a former CEO his job back.

Why I use as few Mac apps as possible

I like my computing experience cheap, easy, and uncluttered. Who doesn't?

The 28th Annual Editors' Choice Awards

Our 28th annual Eddys recognize the year's 21 greatest Apple-related products for work, entertainment, mobile use, and creative tasks.

Yahoo revamps Flickr iOS app with new design, filters

Yahoo has released an updated version of its languishing iOS app for the Flickr photo-sharing service, bringing filters, editing features, and an entirely new design.

How to restore your data from the cloud

Online backups are an important part of a well-balanced backup strategy. But after disaster strikes, how exactly do you restore all that data you lost? buys travel rival Kayak

It's unclear how the $1.8 billion deal will affect either travel website or their iOS and Android mobile apps.


Bulletproof backups: When you absolutely can't lose any data

Disaster does strike. Are you ready to go beyond the basics to prepare? Joe Kissell shows how to build a better backup strategy for your data.

Tumblr takes a tumble, stumbles back to life

Popular platform Tumblr experienced an outage Friday that took millions of blogs offline.


Stay on top of the Web with read-later services

Read-later services let you save online articles for reading whenever it suits you, on your commute or just about anywhere else, even if you don’t have an Internet connection. David Chartier explores the options.