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Daily Dose - Verizon is Possibly Getting Nexus One and so is Europe

03.04.2010
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Verizon is Getting Nexus One and so is Europe   
Starting March 23rd, Verizon wireless will begin selling Google's Nexus One phone with its own packages according to an anonymous Google employee.  Another source said that Nexus One had passed FCC inspections for use on the CDMA network that Verizon uses.  Nexus One did not support CDMA on its release date in January.  Finally, a third source said that Nexus One was coming to Europe in April.

StreetView Gets Google in Trouble

After several privacy issues and pictures of people doing strange things, Google's StreetView has now come to the attention of the EU.  The regulators have asked that Google delete raw, uncensored StreetView images within six months after taking them.  However, Google wants to keep the uncensored copies for up to a year for unexplained reasons.  The EU had no problems with the censored pics remaining on the site for as long as they're needed.

Intel Still Uses IE6

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Errai Spreads its Wings
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Free Google App Engine Java Book

Contains several episodes about using Java on Google App Engine plus a bonus on the DataStore API.
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