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Apple is claiming its App Store currently boasts 425,000 apps and has passed the 15 billion download marker

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On by Sophie Curtis 0

Microsoft has published the code for its Wi-Fi data collection software, in a bid to avoid Google's WiSpy mistake

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Facebook's new Skype integration is another marker in its long-deepening relationship with Microsoft, says Nicholas Kolakowski

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Redmond is demanding that tech giant Samsung cough up royalty payments for its Android smartphones

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On by Tom Jowitt 0

Google Realtime Search has been suspended, amid reports of an expired deal with Twitter

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Fake invitations to Google's new social network send users to a Canadian Viagra vendor

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On by Darryl K. Taft 0

Google's Swiffy tool allows developers to convert animations to HTML5 for devices that don't support Flash

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On by Matthew Broersma 1

Circle Hack is an unofficial Facebook application that imitates one of the key features of the new Google+

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On by David Jamieson 0

Facebook's 'awesome' new product is rumoured to be an in-browser video chat tie-up with Skype

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Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Apps are being revamped to match the look of the new Google+ social network

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