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Google, YouTube, Twitter get into April Fools' action

Google provides treasure map overlay while YouTube announces it will shut down on April 1 to pick a best video winner.<p>Tired of all those vowels clogging up your tweets?<p>Twitter announced a solution late Sunday night, saying it will shift to a two-tiered service, dubbing its basic, consonant-only …

Developer Freedom At Stake As Oracle Clings To Java API Copyrights In Google Fight

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Sacha Labourey is CEO of CloudBees</i> <i>was formerly CTO at JBoss.</i> <i>Follow him on Twitter</i> <i>@SachaLabourey.</i> <i>Steven G. Harris is senior vice president of products for CloudBees and was formerly SVP of Java Server Development at Oracle. Follow him on Twitter @stevengharris.</i><p>You could hear a …

12 Useful 'Easter Eggs' Hidden In Your iPhone

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Iterations: Calendar Frenzy, Google Now, and Apple’s “Anticipatory Computing” Problem

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Semil Shah is a contributor to</i> TechCrunch<i>. You can follow him on Twitter at @semil.</i><p>Now that the Mailbox sale to Dropbox is complete, let’s move on to the next native iOS app that everyone wants to replace: The Calendar. Yes, the calendar. Nearly every other conversation I had this …

iMessage DDoS attacks foreshadow a bigger threat

Recently, several iOS developers became victims to an iMessage DDoS attack that crashed their app and inhibited their devices. The attacks were …

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Saudi Arabia threatens to ban Skype, WhatsApp, and Viber

Saudi Arabia is threatening to block several popular Internet chat, call, and messaging services if they don't get in line with the country's regulatory requirements.<p>The apps in question include Skype, WhatsApp, and Viber, according to the country's official news agency SPA.<p>Apparently, the Saudi …