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News@5: Google's Wi-Fi, Steve Jobs On The PC & Foxconn

Google wants European privacy regulators to compromise over the amount of Wi-Fi data it has to submit, claiming that to hand over the data would further compromise the privacy of the people concerned.

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner in Canada has begun an investigation into the Wi-Fi data 'mistakenly' collected by Google's Street View Cars, joining six other countries already investigating the search giant.

Steve Jobs has spoken of his full support of Foxconn, the Taiwan-based company that provides manufacturing and packaging services to Apple, following the recent string of suicides at its Chinese factories.

Speaking at the Wall Street Journal's All Things Digital conference, Apple's CEO also revealed his belief that the desktop computer will soon die out, to be replaced with tablet devices.

Apple has finally shut down online music streaming service Lala almost six months after it acquired the website. Existing Lala users will be offered iTunes store credit for their remaining balance.