Every weekday, we round up the best tech stories of the day. Some of these already got wide-spread attention, others remained under the radar. Most importantly, though, we try to select stories that go beyond the news and provide in-depth reviews and analysis.

Google+ Continues to Dominate the News

Today, we feature a number of stories about Google+ – which is almost inevitable these days, given that the launch of Google’s new social network was the biggest story of the summer so far. In addition, however, we also found interesting posts about smartphone use in the U.S., a discussion of Facebook’s attempts to control your social graph and an analysis of Google’s loss in the Nortel patent auction.

Best of the Day (7/11) in Best / Frederic Lardinois (fredericl)

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