News@10: Apple iOS 4.1, Amazon Acquires Amie Street & Google

Google has is now allowing Yahoo users to sign-in to Google services by using OpenID. By using the OpenID technology, Yahoo users will be able to sign-in and access Google services such as Gmail, Docs, Google Groups and Google Reader, logging-in with their Yahoo ID.

Google has brought out a major new feature called Google Instant, or internally as project "search to the point of no return", which it is presenting as a "faster way to find information", one that we tried, behind closed doors at Google UK HQ in Victoria.

Apple has launched the new iOS 4.1 software update, first previewed by CEO Steve Jobs during a music event last week, on iTunes. The update is available for the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2nd Generation or later.

Amazon has acquired music retail start-up Amie Street in an attempt to strengthen its foothold in the online MP3 retail download market. In a e-mail notification to its customers, Amie Street said that the company was on the verge of being acquired by Amazon and that customers will be redirected to Amazon.com after 22 September, as the website will be shut down.

3 UK has announced that it will be selling the Samsung Galaxy Tab without disclosing when and for how much. It will also offer SIM-only voice and data packages for the world's largest smartphone.