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Chrome Web Store adds new trending section and better search options

Dell Unveils 'Ivy Bridge' Refresh for Business Laptops

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Dell shared details of the unique durability, performance, and security enhancements included with the new 'Ivy Bridge' Latitude line....
Dell Unveils 'Ivy Bridge' Refresh for Business Laptops

Not Just For Native Mobile Apps Anymore: Parse Launches JavaScript SDK

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Parse, the Y Combinator-backed startup that powers the back-end for mobile apps like Band of the Day and Hipmunk, is rolling out support for mobile web apps too. The San Francisco startup has a new SDK for JavaScript that makes it easier to build HTML5 apps. Parse has long billed...
Not Just For Native Mobile Apps Anymore: Parse Launches JavaScript SDK

LinkedIn: New security enhancements in pipeline

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LinkedIn has promised new security features above and beyond a switch to salting users’ passwords, as it continues to recover from the hack which saw 6.5m encrypted credentials leak from the site. ”We continue to execute on our security roadmap, and we’ll be releasing additional enhancements to better protect our members” the...
LinkedIn: New security enhancements in pipeline

Android 4.3 pops up briefly ahead of Google I/O

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A leak tips off security enhancements in the Android update expected to be unveiled at Google I/O. [Read more]...
Android 4.3 pops up briefly ahead of Google I/O

Twitter introduces 'two-factor authentication' to stop password hacking

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Company introduces mobile phone-based system to stop hackers from capturing control of Twitter accountsTwitter is introducing "two-factor authentication" using mobile phone verification on the social network, after a number of high-profile cases in which passwords were stolen by hackers.The worst case occurred in April when the Associated Press's feed was...
Twitter introduces 'two-factor authentication' to stop password hacking

Does Windows 8 Need Add-On Security Protection? And What Are Your Choices?

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Security vendors say add-on security products will be needed for Windows 8 - and they're rolling out suites of solutions to enhance whatever Microsoft offers with its new operating system. According to Gerry Egan, a senior director of product management for the Security Technology and Response Group at security vendor...
Does Windows 8 Need Add-On Security Protection? And What Are Your Choices?
Google updates Chrome for iOS with conversational voice search, improved voice recognition & performance enhancements
Google developer website confirms Android 4.3 on deck for I/O later today?

Chrome 17 released: More speed, safer downloading

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Google today released a new version of Chrome to the Stable channel. Chrome 17 [release notes] is an evolution bringing a couple nice enhancements, including new Extensions APIs, updated Omnibox pre-rendering, download scanning protection and some minor under-the-hood tweaks. Chrome’s download manager now checks executable files upon downloading by...
Chrome 17 released: More speed, safer downloading
Mozilla teases major Firefox for Android announcement next week

Around The Interwebs with (jeff)isageek – March 2nd

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Shared Gmail Security Enhancements Expected Tuesday. Shared Twitter Location API to Support Places. Shared Opera 10.5 Is Out, Dubs Itself the Fastest Browser on Earth. Shared HootSuite Rolls Out Android Apps and iPhone App Upgrade. Shared Apple Suing HTC for Patent Infringement, Should Palm Worry?. Shared Chrome Beta Auto-Translates,...
Around The Interwebs with (jeff)isageek – March 2nd
Samsung starts patching major security vulnerability in the Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note II
Microsoft says Windows Phone 7.8 update coming in 'early 2013'
Windows Embedded Standard 8 CTP2 now available to download
Samsung introduces first updates to patch Exynos processor software vulnerability

Chrome Beta update makes tabs accessible everywhere, also available on Chrome for Android Beta

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A new Chrome Beta update now makes open tab information available on multiple devices in different locations. In Chrome Beta, when users are logged into Chrome, the tabs open on one device are now accessible on all their devices under the “Other devices” menu on the New Tab page. “Imagine you’ve looked...
Chrome Beta update makes tabs accessible everywhere, also available on Chrome for Android Beta

Windows 8: Put its hidden security features to work!

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Don't let the Windows 8 haters brainswash you: Microsoft actually introduced a few great features in its new operating system, some of which will help keep you safer from malware and other security threats. Though most of these security enhancements are active by default, you still must be proactive to...
Windows 8: Put its hidden security features to work!

Twitter unveils a login verification, a form of two-factor authentication to better protect accounts

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Twitter unveiled today a new security measure it hopes will better protect user accounts from hacking and unauthorized entries. Called login verification, once enabled, users will be prompted to verify their phone number and email address to confirm their identity. In light of the recent phishing scams, hacks, and takeovers...
Twitter unveils a login verification, a form of two-factor authentication to better protect accounts

Etacts Launches First Implementation of oAuth For Gmail IMAP Accounts

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Earlier this week, we reported on a number of new security enhancements that we expect Gmail to launch in the next few days, including oAuth support. It looks like we were right: a small startup called Etacts, which launched last month, has just implemented oAuth for Gmail IMAP accounts, allowing Etacts...
Etacts Launches First Implementation of oAuth For Gmail IMAP Accounts

Daily Report: Samsung Armors Android Software to Take On BlackBerry

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In Thursday's New York Times, Brian X. Chen and Ian Austen report on the South Korean electronics giant Samsung adding security enhancements to Android software to make its phones more attractive to big corporations. Until recently, the company marketed its best-selling smartphones to consumers around the world, but not to...
Daily Report: Samsung Armors Android Software to Take On BlackBerry

Windows 8: Put its hidden security features to work!

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Don't let the Windows 8 haters brainswash you: Microsoft actually introduced a few great features in its new operating system, some of which will help keep you safer from malware and other security threats. Though most of these security enhancements are active by default, you still must be proactive...
Windows 8: Put its hidden security features to work!

Leak: Android 4.3 may show up at Google I/O today

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Google temporarily released information about its next mobile operating system, Android 4.3, today. A search for the company’s developer site returned a listing for Android 4.3, which it has quickly removed. The page referenced security enhancements for the...
Leak: Android 4.3 may show up at Google I/O today

Gmail Security Enhancements Expected Tuesday

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Google will roll out a number of security enhancements to Gmail this week, and perhaps as early as Tuesday, says a source with knowledge of the new features. The changes are specifically designed to cut down on phishing and hacking attacks on Gmail accounts. There are to specific changes that...
Gmail Security Enhancements Expected Tuesday

Card.biz Adds Google Apps Integration To Its Org Chart And Company Directory Service

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Card.biz originally launched in Summer 2012 as a me-too offering along the lines of About.me. But as startups are wont to do, the Paris-based company, backed by Kima Ventures, has since pivoted to offer a service that enables companies to create an org chart and staff directory hosted in the...
Card.biz Adds Google Apps Integration To Its Org Chart And Company Directory Service
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