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AMNews: iPad 3 Retina Display, YouTube Original Content, Facebook Ireland Investigated, Dropbox for Businesses

"This is a quantum leap in pixel density. This hasn't been done before," a source inside Apple's Asian supply chain declared recently, referring to the new display presumed to be part of the iPad 3.

New reports suggest that Google's online video sharing platform YouTube is planning to offer its own programming in the foreseeable future. In fact, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal, the new service could be finalised as early as the coming week.

On Tuesday, acting on accusations that Facebook is extensively creating "shadow profiles" of non-users, privacy watchdogs began on-site investigations of Facebook's office in Ireland. In August, a complaint was filed by the Data Protection Commission of Ireland, in which it was alleged that the users of Facebook are encouraged to disclose other people's personal data.

In a recent research paper, a group of experts at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University revealed that the massively popular VoIP platform Skype can be easily exploited by virtually anyone to track the whereabouts of a person. Co-incidentally, the research paper was published the same day Microsoft quietly unveiled Skype's application developer platform and app directory.

Dropbox has designed a new service targeted towards business users. Dropbox, a cloud based storage service, allows people to store documents, photos, videos, and music online and access them from any device with an Internet connection.

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.