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Late News: China Not To Ban Google Maps, HTC Mulls Unlocked Bootloader Launch, LinkedIn Surpasses MySpace in Popularity

A Chinese regulator has informed that it will not ban online mapping services offered by Google and Microsoft in the country. According to an article on China Daily, the State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping has denied that it plans to shut mapping services offered by the US based web giants. The regulator also rubbished the rumors which suggested that Google might have to shut down its mapping services in China as it continues to lose market share.

Professionals and job seeker’s platform LinkedIn has surpassed MySpace to become second most favourite social platform in the United States. According to report released by digital measurement company comScore Inc. LinkedIn has bagged the second spot in social networking platform’s race in the US in the month of June, informs Bloomberg.

Acer has announced that it will launch two new projectors by the end of July in the United Kingdom while sharing their details. The Xizhi, New Taipei City, Taiwan-based electronic manufacturer has introduced two new extremely light and compact projectors namely, C110 and C112 that are all set to launch in the UK market by late July, reports tech website T3.

aiwan based Smartphone maker HTC has announced that it is going to release the unlocked versions of the Android Smartphone bootloader sometimes during the coming month. According to the company, the dual core HTC Sensation will be the first phone amongst a handful of many others to be receiving the update, and if everything goes according to the plane, the updates are likely to be released in the month of August itself.

Software giant Microsoft is preparing to release four security updates for patching 22 vulnerabilities affecting its Windows and Visio 2003 platforms. Out of the four security updates, only one is rated critical, the highest severity rating that Microsoft has to offer, while the other three have been marked as ‘important’. The critical rated update fixes flaws in Windows 7 and Windows Vista only.

Ravi Mandalia

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.