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Noon News: Google Maps for Android Updated, Zuckerberg Admits Mistakes, Internet Explorer 10

Search engine giant Google has updated its Google Maps for Android app to include maps of commercial establishments, including airports and malls, in the US and Japan. The Google Maps for Android version 6.0 is now available from the Android Market as an update for devices running Android 2.1 or higher.

Researchers at the Columbia University have claimed that they have found a security vulnerability affecting millions of web connected printers around the world. The security flaw affects millions of Hewlett Packard Inkjet printers capable of connecting to the web and possibly, printers from other companies as well.

Facebook has settled its lawsuit with the US Federal Trade Commission, which has accused the company of engaging in ‘unfair and deceptive' business practices. Under the settlement, the FTC has asked the company to be considerate towards its users' privacy and submit to privacy audits for the next 20 years.

Microsoft Corp. extended mobile capacity of their cloud-based Office 365 software. This step will help the Windows maker to utilise its dominant market position in business apps to create a similar space in smartphones and tablet apps market.

Microsoft has quietly released a new test build of its next generation browser, Internet Explorer 10, one which this time around, only works on Windows 8 (or rather, at this stage, its developer version).

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.