Putting a priority on privacy
Government offices and Web giants team on privacy efforts, while Google gets slammed for privacy. Also: Microsoft Office app for iPad?
week in review With an eye on protecting consumers' privacy while online, the White House and the Federal Trade Communicationswhich will serve as a policy outline for future legislation and public policy.
The administration also worked with online advertising associations, such as the Digital Advertising Alliance and others, to revive "Do Not Track" technology and best practices. This technology will allow consumers to change settings in their browsers to notify advertisers that they do not wish to be tracked as they move from Web site to Web site online.
Consumer advocates say the Obama administration's blueprint for protecting consumers' privacy online is a good first step, but
The software giant says Motorola is attempting to use essential patents "to kill video on the Web." It also didn't miss the opportunity to take a swipe at Google.
The Daily reports that Redmond may soon make its Office suite app available for the Apple iPad, giving tablet users access to Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
Google Music was supposed to have an inside track marketing music to the 200 million Android users, but performance so far is not what was expected.
One of the organization's employees also says Foxconn banned 16- and 17-year-old workers from overtime while inspections are ongoing.
The director of the National Security Agency says the hacktivist group is growing more powerful and could eventually attack our power grid. So beware.
Beyond tight integration with Windows 8, SkyDrive could be due for a slew of new features and enhancements in its next version.
Company says array powering massive data center will be the largest end-user-owned operation in the country.
Chinese company claims Apple committed fraud when it acquired the iPad trademark from one of Proview's subsidiaries in 2009.
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