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# Google
Google's transparency report maps government requests
New tools attempt to show government censorship of internet services.
# Facebook Phone?
Facebook borrows Android to concoct own-brand 'Facebook Phone'
The social network reportedly borrows the open-source operating system from its biggest advertising rival.
# Internet
One in five Americans don't use the internet
Research body shows that a large proportion of those who don’t go online just aren’t interested.
# Technology
HOLIDAYS ARE OVER: Here Are The 10 Biggest Stories To Watch In Tech For The Rest Of The Year
What all the biggest tech companies are up to.
# Halo
Halo: Reach becomes fastest-selling Microsoft game ever
The latest version of the science-fiction video game saga and becomes the biggest entertainment launch of 2010.
# Meow!
Nokia's below-the-belt attack on HTC at handset launch
Check out this ‘gift pack’ given to people attending Nokia World yesterday – including a ‘HTC’ (ham, tomato, cheese) sandwich.
# Twitter
Twitter unveils radical new 'media-rich' redesign
The microblogging platform announces its first major redesign in a move designed to help compete for advertising.
# Twitter
Twitter user sells @Israel for six-figure amount
# Google
Google TV to hit virtual airwaves later this Autumn
The search company will start a new service integrating content from the web with traditional broadcasts.
# Google
Is Google’s mysterious new Doodle a HTML5 plug?
A new Doodle – one that comes without any kind of explanation – could be showing off, or a hint about tomorrow’s press event.
# YouTube
YouTube ‘Life in a Day’ gallery unveiled
Ambitious project received 80,000 submissions – but will it simply be a collection of mundane videos?
# Facebook
Is Facebook going to help you stalk your friends?
No – we mean, even more than it already does. They’re testing a somewhat creepy new ‘Subscribe’ button.
# Ping
Facebook ‘blocked Apple’ from syncing new iTunes social network
Facebook denied Apple access to its usually-open API, saying it would hog too much bandwidth.
# Apple
New Apple TV and music social network announced
Big changes coming to an i-device near you.
# Gmail
Google to launch experimental new ‘Priority Inbox’
# Arcade Fire
Arcade Fire team up with Google for new interactive video
The video for ‘We Used To Wait’ is made by the user and features shots of their home town.
# Patents
Microsoft co-founder suing Google, Facebook, eBay, Apple and Yahoo!
…among others. Paul Allen’s Interval Licensing accuses 11 companies of patent infringement.