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Noon News: Google Store in London, Apple iTunes Match 9 Beta, iCloud Welcome Email

Google has opened its first ever retail store in partnership with Currys and PC World in order to flog its Chrome OS based laptops. The shop, which has opened in London, is the first time Google has launched a traditional retail store in order to promote and sell its wares.

Security researchers have discovered a ‘massive’ flaw in some Android based smartphones manufactured by HTC. Security experts Trevor Eckhart, Artem Russakouskii, and Justin Case have discovered a flaw which allows any application, which has been given the permission to access the internet, to access a plethora of user information like email addresses, GPS location and even text messages.

Finnish mobile giant Nokia’s next big campaign in the global smartphone market, the Nokia Ace was scheduled to be released sometimes towards the end of the current month. However, details of the device has been already leaked to the media, giving awaiting fans the opportunity to have a closer look at the specs and feature before finally getting their hands on the Ace.

Apple has prematurely sent some welcome emails to some users about its upcoming iCloud service. Apple reportedly sent emails to some users about the iCloud, informing them that their email address is the Apple ID which will be used to access iCloud services on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, and PC.

iPad maker Apple has dished out the 9th beta version of iTunes Match to developers as it nears the launch of iOS 5 and the iCloud. Apple had earlier said that iCloud users will be able to access the content they have purchased on iTunes from any device for free, using cloud storage.

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.