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Google nixes Pwnium hacking contest in favor of all-year-round prizes

Google has announced that it is cancelling the annual Pwnium hacking contest in favor of the ability to submit an entry all-year-round.

Streak: Google App Engine best practices for strongest results

Organizations that are currently developing and maintaining applications using Google App Engine or those looking into the Google cloud offering can learn from already discovered best practices.

Facebook ponies up big bucks for bug bounties

Facebook doled out $1.3 million in awards to 321 researchers last year, close to the $1.5 million awarded by Google in 2014 for its bug bounty program.

Google aims once more for enterprise acceptance with revamped Android for Work

Google may finally gain the security clout Android needs to become a major player among BYOD options, shaking off past disappointing efforts by announcing a host of new technologies and partnerships in a blog post today.

At last, Inbox heading to Google Apps for Work

Inbox by Gmail is moving to the office. Google plans to roll out Inbox for Google Apps to a small group of users next month.

Kubernetes finally gets its OpenStack debut

It has taken a little longer than it should have, but Google's open source Kubernetes project is finally making its way to OpenStack, courtesy of Google and Mirantis.

Google confirms a new Chromebook Pixel

Google says it is working on an update to the top-of-the-line Chromebook Pixel, which is scheduled to arrive "soon." 

Google Compute Engine outage traced to network glitch

Google suffered a two hour and 40-minute outage for its Google Compute Engine last week. Though the impact was not as big in the U.S., as it happened after business hours, the global outage did put a strain on some users in Europe and Asia.

Spotlight: Google unveils Inbox invite program for Google Apps for Work customers

Google is launching an invite process that enables Google Apps for Work administrators to request acces to Google's Inbox, reported TechCrunch.

Open sourcing of network software was long overdue

As you can see from our headlines over the last week, as well as in today's issue of  FierceEnterpriseCommunications, open source in the networking world is currently top-of-mind. Not only has HP thrown down the gauntlet by getting behind the open networking trend, but Facebook also rounded out its Open Compute Project line of switches.