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Google introduces click-to-call features

Users with voice plug-in can call from within Gmail.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | March 11, 2011; 2:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Google  
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Japan Earthquake: Google launches Japanese Quake Person Finder

Google has made it easy to report a missing person or information about a missing person

By Hayley Tsukayama  | March 11, 2011; 11:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Google  
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Android malware infects security app

Is Google fighting a losing battle against malware? Reports are out that a version of Google's very own Android Market Security Tool has some fishy code in it as well. Security company Symantec, which identified the code, found this version of the app on a third-party Chinese marketplace. The infected version has thus far only shown up on marketplaces in China.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | March 10, 2011; 4:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Android, Google  
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Google activates 'kill switch' to remove Android malware

Google's response to a bout of Trojan-horse applications targeting its Android operating system shows how much and how little power it exerts over that platform. The key part of Google's latest reaction, announced in a blog post Saturday night by Android security head Rich Cannings, is the remote removal from...

By Rob Pegoraro  | March 7, 2011; 11:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Android, Google, Mobile, Security  
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Google pulls malware apps from Android Market

Google has pulled 21 mobile applications from its Android Market after being alerted that the apps were pulling information from users and downloading code without permission.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | March 2, 2011; 3:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Google, Mobile, Security  
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Report: RIM's PlayBook to launch April 10?

According to a report from Boy Genius Report, Research in Motion (RIM) is planning an April 10 launch for the Blackberry Playbook.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | March 2, 2011; 10:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  BlackBerry, CES 2011, Google, Mobile, RIM, Sprint, Tablets  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Google: Gmail data has been restored, Hayley Tsukayama , March 1, 2011
Google explains e-mail glitch, apologizes, Hayley Tsukayama , March 1, 2011
Some Gmail users lose all e-mails, chats, Hayley Tsukayama , February 28, 2011
Google starts new, streamlined recipe search , Hayley Tsukayama , February 25, 2011
Google launches subscription service -- Google One Pass, Hayley Tsukayama , February 16, 2011
 
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