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Google's ADM phone finder coming this month

Android Device Manager will be available later this month for phones with Android 2.2 or later. The official Android blog carried the announcement last week in a posting by Android product manager, Benjamin ...

Aug 05, 2013 weblog
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QR code security vulnerability found with Google Glass

Engineers at Lookout Mobile Security have discovered a previously unknown security vulnerability with Google's project Glass wearable headset. Marc Rogers reports on the company's web site that engineers found that when pictures were taken of pri ...

Jul 18, 2013 weblog
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TouchCast introduces its interactive video iPad app

(Phys.org) —A company founded in New York in 2010 is aiming to lift the online video experience to a new level. Erick Schonfeld, a co-founder of the startup company TouchCast, said that the problems with ...

Jun 28, 2013 report
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"Dr. Web" anti-virus firm warns of new Mac Trojan

(Phys.org) —Dr. Web, the Russian anti-virus firm has issued an announcement regarding malware infecting Mac computers—called Trojan.Yontoo.1, it makes its way to users' computers by tricking them into ...

Mar 22, 2013 report
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Opera plans transition to WebKit engine

(Phys.org)—Opera will ditch its web browser rendering engine called Presto and instead will switch over to WebKit in a planned 2013 phase-out. The decision was announced this week. WebKit is the rendering ...

Feb 13, 2013 weblog
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Ubuntu for smartphones to stir up CES

(Phys.org)—Canonical's Ubuntu operating system will run on smartphones. Handsets featuring this Linux-based operating system could be a popular sight by next year. The user interface will incorporate edge ...

Jan 03, 2013 report
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Linux and Intel 386 processors will part ways

(Phys.org)—Earlier this week Linus Torvalds took away support for 386 CPUs from the Linux kernel. He agreed with the position of Red Hat engineer and Linux kernel developer Ingo Molnar to drop support for ...

Dec 14, 2012 report
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