Daily Archives: April 28, 2011

Tech news from around the web:

  • Navigation device group TomTom has apologised for supplying driving data collected from customers to police to use in catching speeding motorists, The Register reports. The data, including speed, had been sold to authorities in the Netherlands to help police set speed traps. ‘We never foresaw this kind of use and many of our clients are not happy about it,’ chief executive Harold Goddijn wrote in an e-mail to customers.

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Richard Waters

You would never accuse Alfred Chuang of a lack of ambition. Having sold BEA Systems to Oracle for $8.5bn, he is back in business for himself – with $10.6m in his pocket from Andreessen Horowitz and a goal of transforming the way business applications are written. Read more