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Google Chrome + Android = ?

Google has set into motion a game changing move in the world of the Operating System (OS). In a way to let the powers of Google Chrome OS and Android mobile-OS combine, Hiroshi Lockheimer will now be overseeing the engineering teams for both. Lockheimer will not have a hand in the Chrome browser, Chromebook or… Read more »

Google Services Suffer Second Outage in Less Than a Month

If you noticed a few glitches Thursday with Google’s Drive, Docs, and other cloud-based productivity services, you weren’t the only one. The last time this many Google services were made unavailable was just under a month ago, when most Google Apps were interrupted for as long as six hours. http://www.nbcnews.com/tech/internet/google-services-suffer-outage-n34986/

Announced today – Google Fiber may be coming to Phoenix!

Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe would get citywide fiber-optic networks with Internet speeds of one gigabit — 100 times faster than basic broadband service — under a plan Google is exploring. Google announced this morning the three Valley cities are among nearly three dozen cities in nine metro areas the Silicon Valley company is considering for… Read more »

Google lays $2.7M on the line for Pwnium hacking contest

Google yesterday said it would again host its Pwnium hacking contest at a Canadian security conference in March, putting $2.7 million at stake to draw out researchers who can hack its browser-based operating system, Chrome OS. Dubbed Pwnium 4, the challenge will again pit researchers against Chrome OS, but this year will let them choose… Read more »

Google, Samsung strike patent cross-licensing deal

Google and Samsung on Sunday unveiled a broad, long-term cross-licensing deal that will cover their existing patents as well as those filed over the next 10 years. http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-57617807-94/google-samsung-strike-patent-cross-licensing-deal/