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Google Boss Quits Apple Board over FTC Scrutiny

Google CEO Eric Schmidt has quit the Apple board. His resignation came after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) began investigating why Apple refused to carry a Google program in its app store. Schmidt's departure comes four months after ... another government agency, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), began probing his role on the board . A 1914 antitrust law bans people from sitting on the boards of rival companies if they compete with one another. That was becoming more and more problematic as Google moved into its own browser and being heavily involved in the open source operating ... (view more)

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Apple Store Policy Rejects Southpark App

Several incidents this week have reawakened questions over Apple's policy of screening submissions to its iPhone App store -- including the recent rejection of a highly-anticipated South Park app. There have been repeated claims of inconsistency ... ever since the launch of the store, the only official way to distribute applications for use on the iPhone and iPod touch. An official South Park app, which would have featured streaming clips from the show, was first submitted for review in October. It was finally rejected this week because the content is "potentially offensive". Even if you agree ... (view more)

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'Reg From App', and 'Convert Pdf Document To Word'

Reg From App RegFromApp monitors the registry changes made by applications and creates a standard RegEdit registration file (.reg) that contains all of the registry changes made. You can use the generated .reg file to import these changes with ... RegEdit when desired. Convert Pdf Document To Word Just as it sounds, this useful online utility allows users to convert .pdf files/documents viewed by Adobe Acrobat into Microsoft Word documents. You'll find a very simple interface that quickly and easily converts your file. Today's fresh software ... (view more)

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'Pdf Unlocker', and 'Reg From App'

Today's fresh software picks were provided courtesy of Bob Helmer at Shell Extension City. Please note that the below software descriptions are provided solely from the developer and are absent from any guarantee or warranty. You are encouraged to ... review the Shell Extension Software Policy for more details. Pdf Unlocker Remove PDF Document Restrictions. PDF Documents can be protected by the creator by disabling specific functions in the PDF reader. Some options are for example to prevent printing, copying or editing of documents. One way around those restrictions would be to make simple ... (view more)

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'Google App Engine', and 'Unhider'

Google App Engine Run your web applications on Google's infrastructure with App Engine. Applications are easy to build, easy to maintain, and easy to scale as your traffic and data storage needs grow. With App Engine, there are no servers to ... maintain: You just upload your application, and it's ready to serve your users. Unhider Unhider is just as it sounds: a small utility meant to help hide or display any window on your desktop clearly and easily. (view more)


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