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Heartbleed wont happen again thanks to Google, Facebook and others

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A disastrous event like the Heartbleed bug is sometimes needed to convince big companies to cast aside their differences and work together. Tech giants have agreed for the first time to fund a multi-million dollar initiative that will help protect open source projects, including OpenSSL. The Core Infrastructure Initiative housed at The Linux Foundation will be a three-year effort with at ...

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Google Nexus 8 will be manufactured by HTC

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Google and HTC will be collaborating once again according to a report by DigiTimes. The same two companies that co-developed the Nexus One, Google’s first smartphone have partnered again to work on the Nexus 8 tablet. Google worked with Asus for the Nexus 7 but it seems that the company is considering a new direction for its third generation tablet, ...

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Android KitKat 4.4.3 update delayed but still coming

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Rumors and leaks have been surfacing for weeks now and it looks like they keep coming in on a daily basis so I figured it’s time for a little round-up. Google hinted that the long awaited Android KitKat 4.4.3 update will come out any time now and the company is already taking the necessary steps to ensure a smooth transition. ...

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Google Nexus for less than $100 rumored to be coming out

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The Google Nexus 5 has one of the best price-quality ratios around. While on average current generation smartphones sell for about $500-600 without a contract, the Nexus 5 only costs about 350$. Although it’s not very expensive compared to other devices, $350 is still quite a bit of money for some people. Google has apparently taken this factor into consideration. ...

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Google released Chrome Remote Desktop for Android

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Google released Chrome Remote Desktop for Android, an app that allows you to connect to Chrome on a PC and lets you access files even if you are miles away from home. If you are running Android 4.0 or above and you would like to try this new app, just head to the closest Google Play store and download it, ...

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Google brings future closer with Project Ara

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Google brings future one step closer with its next hardware project. Dubbed Project Ara, the device is a modular smartphone that can be customized by replacing individual pieces, such as the battery or the display. The devices will probably be available next year and it will come in three sizes, from mini to phablet, from a smaller six-module option to ...

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Google Glass now available for more people

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Great news for those of you who want to purchase the newest and hottest accessory, Google Glass, the internet connected eyewear that has been sold only to a select group until now, will be available for more people. Google Glass is the most obvious example of wearable technology, devices that are expected to become widespread within the next few years. ...

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Virus Shield: A foolish mistake downloaded from Google Play

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After a little while since the security company Trend Micro found at least two apps on the Google Play store containing code to join any phone that has them to a cryptocoin-mining swap, the Android Police has found a new app available on Google Play, that turned out to be a scam. The Android antivirus called “Virus Shield” turned out ...

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Heartbleed threatening OpenSSL’s reliability

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Heartbleed is an error in OpenSSL, the open-source encryption standard used by many websites that need to transmit the data that users want to keep confidential. For instance, this is used when you’re sending an email or chatting on IM. This encryption works by making it so that any data being sent apparently looks absurd to anyone but the intended ...

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