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Entries by Amy Lee from 03/2011

Google Explains Gmail Fail That 'Erased' Users' Emails, Disabled Accounts

Posted 03.01.2011 | Technology

Days after all emails for thousands of Gmail users mysteriously disappeared along with other personal settings, Google has come forth with an explanat...

Foodspotting Android App Launches

Posted 03.01.2011 | Technology

Food-loving smartphone mavens rejoice: Foodspotting has just released an Android app of their popular food sharing website. Using GPS to let you see...

Apple Battles With Microsoft Over 'App Store' Trademark

Posted 03.01.2011 | Technology

Apple wants the App Store all for itself--the term "App Store," that is. In response to Microsoft's suit against Apple's trademark filing for the phra...

Steve Jobs Unveils iPad 2 At Apple Event

Posted 03.02.2011 | Technology

After much speculation as to whether Apple CEO Steve Jobs, who is currently on medical leave from the company, would show up to Wednesday's Apple pres...

Days-Long Gmail Outage Leads To Fury, Frustration, Mistrust

Posted 03.03.2011 | Technology

As most of those affected by the Gmail outage return to their inboxes, a lingering sense of unease remains for users feeling neglected by Google, or f...

WordPress Hit With Massive Hack Attack

Posted 03.03.2011 | Technology

Blog host WordPress has been hit with the largest attack they've ever seen. According to a statement by founder Matt Mullenweg to CNET, WordPress...

'Girls Learn': Helping Girls Across The Globe Access Education

Posted 03.04.2011 | Impact

This post is part of our month-long series featuring Greatest Women of the Day, in recognition of Women's History Month. To nominate a Greatest Wom...

Apple Said To Be In Talks For Unlimited Music Downloads

Posted 03.05.2011 | Technology

According to Bloomberg, who spoke to "three people with knowledge of the plans," Apple is in talks with the record companies to provide customers with...

GiftFlow Helps You Get What You Need, Give What You Don't

Posted 03.07.2011 | Technology

This post is part of a new series from HuffPostTech, Socialized, that will profile a different social startup--from apps to services to websites--ever...

Twitter, Facebook Yet To Join Free Speech Pact

Posted 03.07.2011 | Technology

Why won't Twitter and Facebook sign on for free speech on the Internet? According to the New York Times, these social media stalwarts are notably a...

iPhone 5 Rumors Suggest New Antenna, Aluminum Back

Posted 03.07.2011 | Technology

Already over the iPad 2? Here come another round of rumors for the next Apple device on the horizon: the iPhone 5. According to Taiwanese source E...

iPad 2 Poised To Maintain Apple's Tablet Dominance

Posted 03.08.2011 | Technology

With the announcement of the iPad 2, Apple is poised to maintain its dominance in the tablet market, even as competitors are streaming in. The tab...

Facebook To Begin Offering Movie Rentals

Posted 03.08.2011 | Technology

Facebook will begin rolling out movie rentals, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Warner Bros. will begin by offering The Dark Knight, Christophe...

Milena Arciszewski, Founder Of Pando Projects, Helps Grassroots Leaders Reach Success

Posted 03.08.2011 | Impact

This post is part of our month-long series featuring Greatest Women of the Day, in recognition of Women's History Month. To nominate a Greatest Wom...

Women Post Photos On Facebook To Boost Self-Worth, Study Suggests

Posted 03.08.2011 | Technology

Are women using Facebook to feel better about themselves? A new study suggests it might be so. University at Buffalo researcher Michael A. Stefanon...

SocioClean: Scrubbing Your Social Media Presence Of Scandal

Posted 03.08.2011 | Technology

This post is part of a new series from HuffPostTech, Socialized, that will profile a different social startup--from apps to services to websites--ever...

'Tinted Sheen' Erases Charlie Sheen From Your Internet

Posted 03.08.2011 | Technology

If you feel like seeing #tigerblood one more time will make your eyeballs bleed, try Tinted Sheen. Tinted Sheen is an easy app that, quite simply, ...

The Groupon Deal That Wasn't Such A Deal

Posted 03.09.2011 | Technology

See update below NEW YORK -- Did Groupon serve up a raw deal? According to users, a recent offer for an online printing service wasn't the money-sa...

Venture Firms Hope High Oil Prices Will Spur Cleantech Interest

Posted 03.10.2011 | Technology

It takes a special kind of optimist to see spiking oil prices as an opportunity. But for venture capitalists placing their bets on renewable energ...

Email Stereotypes: What Your Address Says About You

Posted 03.10.2011 | Technology

It can't be denied that people will judge you based on the email service you choose--whether it be Hotmail, Yahoo, Gmail or AOL. Hunch, a web app that...

Google Will Now Let You Block Sites In Search Results

Posted 03.10.2011 | Technology

Can't stand to see a site in your search results? Now Google will let you block it. Google announced today the addition of a site-blocking feature ...

Marginize Makes Browsing The Web Social Not Solitary

Posted 03.10.2011 | Technology

This post is part of a new series from HuffPostTech, Socialized, that will profile a different social startup--from apps to services to websites--ever...

Senators Push Facebook To Rethink Privacy Policy

Posted 03.11.2011 | Technology

Dear Mark Zuckerberg: protect my privacy, please? Four Democratic senators have written Mark Zuckerberg a letter on Wednesday asking the Facebook ...

Google Faces Scrutiny From Senate Antitrust Panel

Posted 03.11.2011 | Technology
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Washington is watching Google. Senator Herb Kohl, Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights announ...

Apple Changes Purchase Policy To Prevent Kids' Shopping Sprees

Posted 03.11.2011 | Technology

Apple will change purchase policy to prevent children from spending recklessly on iTunes games, according to the Washington Post. Parents had prev...