Google has announced that it has expanded its two-factor verification mechanism with support for physical USB keys.
Google is rolling out a change in its search algorithm to demote websites that facilitate or engage in online piracy.
With Google and Apple vowing to block any effort by the U.S. government to add backdoors in new mobile devices, the debate about mobile device security has escalated even more. For the enterprise, any opening into a device, even one deemed necessary by the government for law enforcement or national security, might lead to an exploitable flaw that could give up company data.
The Silicon Valley wage suit picture got further complicated this week, with word that a former employee of Oracle has sued the company for allegedly conspiring with Google to prevent the hiring of certain IT professionals from each other.
Google takes the wraps off its iteration of Android devices with a new tablet and a phablet.
Check out the hottest mobile IT story for Wednesday, Oct. 15, including Facebook passing Google in mobile ad revenue by 2016, Salesforce launching Lightning as a mobile app development platform, how the feds are considering the safety of cell tower workers, how much Indian insurers are spending on mobile devices and Qualcomm's shipment of the world's first 28nm transceiver.
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Google has released a new emulator tool for app developers to test 64-bit versions of their Android apps.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Monday, Oct. 13, including Zapp adding big retailers to UK mobile payments push, why the iPhone 6 could delay the larger iPad, Apple and Samsung driving fourfold increase in fingerprint sensor market by 2020, Apple and Google's rank as highest-value brands based on mobile strength and smartphones as one factor in display driver IC market growth.
Highfive, a startup that focuses on video conferencing, has put on sale a portable video conferencing tool that relies on cloud-based software.