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  • Oracle attacks Google over data collection, online ad dominance

    Oracle has used the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s inquiry into the impact of major digital platforms on the Australian media landscape to assail Google over its dominance of online advertising.

    Written by Rohan Pearce04 March 19 11:41
  • Palo Alto Networks discovers Android vulnerability

    Palo Alto Networks has discovered a widespread vulnerability in Google’s Android mobile operating system that allows attackers to hijack the installation of the Android Package File (APK) app on user devices and replace it with an app of the attacker’s choice.

    Written by Byron Connolly25 March 15 10:01
  • Do's and don'ts for using Android in business

    While it's important to remember that the use of Google Android software in the enterprise is still a comparatively young phenomenon, there are a few general guidelines that businesses looking to use the platform would do well to remember.

    Written by Jon Gold02 April 13 11:16
  • Google I/O registration: Open and shut in 45 minutes

    Google I/O conference registration opened at 10 a.m. EDT on Wednesday and closed less than an hour later, showing once again that this is as hot tech confab as there is these days.

    Written by Bob Brown13 March 13 17:13
  • 'Make me Asian' app yanked from Google Play amidst racism concerns

    An app called "Make me Asian" that added details like narrowed eyes and conical hats to screenshots of users has been pulled from the Google Play store after inciting widespread public outrage, including a Change.org petition that was signed by more than 8,400 supporters.

    Written by Jon Gold17 Jan. 13 23:05
  • Kogan launches cheap Android handset

    Australian online discount retailer Kogan has taken the wraps of an Android smartphone, launching the Kogan Agora: A handset with a five-inch screen retailing for $149.

    Written by Rohan Pearce10 Jan. 13 12:28
  • Holiday cooking brings major traffic spike to Allrecipes.com

    It's the busy time of year for Allrecipes.com, which gets 700 million visitors annually, and to accommodate the surge of recipe-seekers, it's necessary to cook up some serious network changes in the data center.

    Written by Ellen Messmer19 Dec. 12 11:39
  • Android face-off: Nexus 4 vs. Droid DNA

    There has been no shortage of hot new Android phones lately, but the LG Nexus 4 and HTC Droid DNA are undeniably the most talked-about, and for good reason. In their own ways, both are groundbreaking devices that push the envelope of what's possible on the Android platform.

    Written by Jon Gold16 Nov. 12 19:57