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Wow. Just wow. In an unprecedented move from Apple, Tim Cook has written an open letter apologising for the royal balls up that has been Apple Maps. You really want to read this. Read more

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BlackBerry came out with all guns blazing at its annual BlackBerry World conference earlier today. After highlighting the fact it had sold 150million BlackBerry smartphones to date (10-percent of which were sold in the last quarter), RIM invited Microsoft’s Steve Baller on stage to put the boot into Android.

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One of the Bing bait terms used by Google in its sting operation to catch the Microsoft search engine copying results has been whipped up into a domain name by a Google employee, and cheekily redirected to Google’s jobs page.

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The Google/Bing search controversy is still bubbling along nicely with Google’s Matt Cutts taking to his blog to further poke Microsoft about what Google claims is its policy of baking info from Google search results into its process. After being rather nice about Bing and the crew that works there, Cutts gets to the meat of the issue saying that he is surprised with how vehemently Microsoft has denied using any Google info and showing a raft of screenshots to prove his point…

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We’re bang on halfway through the working week, so stop, take a breather, and tuck into our plate of all the latest tech news, right here in the lunchtime lowdown.

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A Microsoft ad with a familiar sounding tune is causing a ripple of controversy in the indie-schmindie world of the music blogs. The spot for Microsoft Bing features a tune which is not Arcade Fire‘s Wake Up (the fifth single from the band’s debut album Funeral) but certainly sounds a lot like it…

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Best gadget adverts of 2010

2010 has been another vintage year for tech and gadget adverts. We’ve seen everything from imaginary phones to non-existent controllers. Here’s what we think are the best gadget adverts of 2010

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Like Google News? Hah! Pitiful. Now a news service with 175m reporters – that’d be something. And Twitter co-founder Biz Stone wants to make one. He’s talking up the idea of a Twitter news service. Is that an intriguing idea or the recipe for a soup of supposition and downright lies?
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