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1 hr ago | Ars Technica
Researchers scouring the official Google Play market have unearthed more Android apps that surreptitiously abuse end-user devices to carry out the computationally intensive process of mining Bitcoins.
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5 hrs ago | Reuters
Four major tech companies including Apple and Google have agreed to settle a lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to hold down salaries in Silicon Valley, just weeks before a high profile trial had been scheduled to begin.
5 hrs ago | CIO
Network World - Vic Gundotra, the man behind Google Plus and one of Google's most prominent executives, announced today that he will leave the company "effective immediately."
7 hrs ago | National Public Radio
Google's top social networking executive is leaving the Internet company after a nearly eight-year stint highlighted by an audacious challenge to Facebook.
8 hrs ago | Aurora Era-Banner
Ever wanted to travel back in time and see how your new house looked like, say, five years ago? Or want a picture tour of your new office building from its days of construction? The new feature, currently restricted to desktops, allows users to see the latest image of a particular place while giving them an option to click on an older image of the ... (more)
12 hrs ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet
When Google first showed off Glass, there was no doubt that the device was a major technological step forward from smartphones.
Browsers are supposed to keep passwords and other sensitive data safe, but a technical flaw in a widely used padlock security technology allows hackers to grab the information anyway.
Some Android office-productivity apps thought to be vulnerable to Heartbleed are protected thanks to a mistake in invoking SSL functions Some Android apps thought to be vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug were spared because of a common coding error in the way they implemented their own native OpenSSL library.
Microsoft is expanding a program that gives schools the ability to prevent ads from appearing in search results when they use its Bing search engine.
After more than two years of hints and leaks, the long-awaited Amazon phone appears to be almost ready for its debut.
The new twist on time travel is debuting Wednesday as part of the "Street View" feature in Google's maps, a navigational tool that attracts more than 1 billion visitors each month.
Google's mobile-streaming tech has a lot going for it, but listening to music stored in Mountain View's cloud is still limited to a handful of home devices.
PC World - Still responding to the National Security Agency surveillance revelations , Google is reportedly preparing to help users beef up Gmail security with end-to-end encryption.
Google two years ago agreed to cover some of Samsung's potential legal costs as protection against Apple's latest multibillion-dollar patent lawsuit, a rare glimpse into how closely the two companies aligned themselves in the smartphone wars, a federal court jury learned Tuesday.
As Google added a taste of iOS functionality to Glass, one analyst said the move is just the beginning of efforts to draw in Apple users to the computerized eyewear.
When it comes to super-fast gigabit broadband networks, Google is the company you often hear about, thanks to their Google Fiber project.
Unveiled last year under Motorola, Project Ara is an effort by Google to make a smartphone that consumers can customize and upgrade by easily switching modules in and out.