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TidBITS#1028/17-May-2010

We have two feature articles for you this week: security expert Rich Mogull’s extensive look at how to protect your privacy from Facebook, and guest contributor Robyn Weisman’s discussions about iPhone apps with executives from some of the largest news and entertainment companies. Also this week, Doug McLean examines Google’s search results page makeover, Adam relays the news that Apple has acknowledged iPad Wi-Fi problems, and Glenn Fleishman shares details about how our TidBITS Commenting System avoids the sort of problems that have afflicted other comment systems. Notable software releases this week include Waveboard 1.0, ShareTool 2.0, and Keyboard Maestro 4.3.

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Talking with Giants in the iPhone App Space

And now for something completely different... Guest writer Robyn Weisman rejoins us with a look into a strange new world TidBITS has never explored before - just what mobile development executives at huge news and entertainment companies think of the iPhone and the App Store.

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ExtraBITS for 17 May 2010

This week's reading was eclectic, including news of Google Voice being opened up to students, Apple starting a MobileMe Mail beta, the lost iPhone prototype story getting ever weirder, Apple confirming (through court documents) AT&T's iPhone exclusivity, an explanation of why the C4 programmer's conference won't be held this year, and advice on how to reduce iPad 3G data usage.