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Google Apps For Education Wins Two More States, Rolls Out Training Tools For Teachers

By: Leena Rao Google has made it fairly clear that adoption of Google Apps at schools and colleges is vital to the growth of the productivity suite as a whole. The strategy makes sense; not only do educational institutions represent … Continue reading

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Secret Google Tricks: How to Search Smarter

by: Bill Snyder I like to think that my vocabulary and usage skills are above average; I am, after all, a professional writer. But a little known search function in Google showed me that I’ve been misusing “peruse” for years. … Continue reading

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Hackers Target YouTube With XXX XSS Attacks

Hackers apparently used cross-site scripting attacks to prank YouTube users over the weekend, injecting pop-ups and redirecting viewers to pornographic websites. Google says it’s identified and fixed the vulnerability. “Preventing XSS attacks requires a lot of code review and, generally, outside consultants to help,” explained ESET’s Randy Abrams. Continue reading

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Google names firm to review software code

Facing intensifying scrutiny from American and foreign regulators, Google has named the prominent Internet security firm Stroz Friedberg to review the software code that triggered the collection of more than 600 gigabytes of data through unsecured WiFi networks in more than 30 countries. Continue reading

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Google CEO plays cool

GOOGLE CEO Eric Schmidt downplayed fears over the Internet giant’s position in China on Thursday, amid a row over censorship and the blocking of a search feature there. ‘I want to be clear. The Chinese government has the arbitrary ruling … Continue reading

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Will Cisco’s Android Tablet Become the Next Office Phone?

The first Android-based tablet computer is coming soon. Cisco’s Cius (“see us”) tablet, scheduled for release to corporate customers the third quarter of this year, can be docked in an optional phone base to connect to corporate communication systems. There’s … Continue reading

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Google to Acquire Travel-Data Provider ITA Software

July 1 (Bloomberg) — Google Inc. agreed to buy flight- information provider ITA Software Inc. for $700 million to improve its search-engine services for the growing online travel industry. The acquisition will help Google create new flight-search tools, the companies … Continue reading

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