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Entries by Amy Lee from 04/2011

Larry Page Takes Over As Google CEO: What Will Change?

Posted 04.04.2011 | Technology

Google co-founder Larry Page's return to the role of chief executive has fueled speculation that the Internet giant is gearing up for a reinvention of...

U.S. Venture Firms Have Best Fundraising Start Since 2001

Posted 04.11.2011 | Business

Venture capital firms raised over $7 billion during the first quarter of 2011, their best annual start since 2001, but over half of the sum came from ...

Home Elephant Makes Neighborhoods Into Neighborhoods Again

Posted 04.11.2011 | 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...

iPhone 5 Release Slated For Fall? Production Said To Start In September

Posted 04.11.2011 | Technology

Add this one to your growing stack of iPhone 5 rumors: a supplier report indicates the phone won't start production until this September. Accordin...

Cisco Kills Flip Camera, Lays Off 550 Employees

Posted 04.12.2011 | Technology

Cisco has flipped the switch on Flip. As part of Cisco's plan to restructure the company, it will shut down several of its businesses and let go of...

Meebo CEO: The Future Of Social Will Be About Interests, Not Friends

Posted 04.12.2011 | Technology

Seth Sternberg, CEO of distributed social platform Meebo, is betting that the Internet of the future will be way more like a cell phone than a landlin...

'Privacy Bill Of Rights' Introduced By Senators John Kerry, John McCain

Posted 04.12.2011 | Technology

Senators John Kerry and John McCain have introduced proposed legislation for a "Privacy Bill of Rights" to prevent data collectors from misusing Ameri...

Tout Lets You Share Real-Time Video Messages

Posted 04.12.2011 | 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...

The Dreary Numbers Behind Myspace Reveal Site's Losses

Posted 04.13.2011 | Technology

The numbers behind News Corp.'s desperate attempt to unload MySpace have been uncovered, and they're not pretty. According to TechCrunch, which obt...

U.S. Tech Use Lagging, WEF Finds

Posted 04.13.2011 | Technology

The U.S. is not winning at the technology game, according to a new report by the World Economic Forum. America comes in fifth on the 2010 survey of...

Aptus Technologies Provides Tech Tools For Soldiers In The Field

Posted 04.13.2011 | Technology

Three former Green Berets are trying to transform the way military operations work -- through data. Ben Collins, Dave Staffel and James Patrick ...

RIM CEO Angrily Halts Interview When Pressed On India

Posted 04.13.2011 | Technology

RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis indignantly broke off an interview with the BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones when asked a few questions about RIM's recent problems r...

Web Creator Tim Berners-Lee: Internet Access Is A Human Right

Posted 04.13.2011 | Technology

We're living in a world where Internet access should be as readily available as water, according to the man who helped create the web, Tim Berners-Lee...

How Google Tackled Its Early Porn Problem

Posted 04.14.2011 | Technology

Ten years ago, the web was honeycombed with porn infiltrating search results at the most unexpected times--a problem Google had to face developing a s...

MySpace Sued For Allegedly Releasing User Data Without Consent

Posted 04.14.2011 | Technology

The hits just keep on coming at MySpace. Bloomberg reports that the site is being sued for giving away user data without consent. According to...

New Nintendo HD Gaming Console May Be Coming Soon

Posted 04.15.2011 | Technology

Nintendo may be releasing their first new gaming console in five years, according to Game Informer. The site confirmed "with multiple sources" tha...

Steve Jobs' Fallout With Google Described In New Book

Posted 04.15.2011 | Technology

Google and Apple have become frenemies, with the battle for smartphone supremacy between Android and the iPhone just one facet of the companies' oppos...

Squabbler Lets The Web Settle Your Arguments

Posted 04.15.2011 | 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...

Apple Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Minors' Purchase Of In-App Goods

Posted 04.15.2011 | Technology

Who knew Fish Bucks, Pouches of Stars and Smurfberries could cause such trouble? Apple is facing a class-action lawsuit from parents alleging the comp...

Yahoo Extends Data Retention From 90 Days To 18 Months

Posted 04.18.2011 | Technology

Yahoo has extended the length of time they hold onto user data to 18 months from the previous 90 days. Yahoo released a statement claiming the mov...

Internet Freedom Threatened By New Restrictions

Posted 04.18.2011 | Technology

Freedom on the worldwide Internet is in danger, according to a new report by Freedom House. In a survey of 37 countries, only 8 qualified as having...

Bye Bye Buzz: Yahoo Discontinues Its Sharing Feature

Posted 04.18.2011 | Technology

Buzz no more: Yahoo is discontinuing their Buzz feature, a Digg-like application for sharing news. "Yahoo! Buzz will be discontinued as of April 2...

Paul Allen Describes Steve Jobs' Big, Expletive-Filled Blow-Up During Demo

Posted 04.18.2011 | Technology

Microsoft and Apple were the first two out of the personal computing gate: while not exactly buddies, the two companies, and their founders, have more...

Facebook Apologizes For Censoring Gay Kiss Photo

Posted 04.19.2011 | Technology

Two men kissing: too risque for Facebook? The social network recently removed a picture of a gay kiss for allegedly violating its terms of use, whi...

Verizon Security Report: Data Breaches At New Highs In 2010

Posted 04.19.2011 | Technology

According to a new report by Verizon and the U.S. Secret Service, a record number of data breaches were reported in 2010, though the number of comprom...