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Google's Android, Chrome software may converge, exec change suggests

The engineering teams for both software platforms are now led by the same person, a move that's the latest example of Google blurring the lines between its two operating systems.

By October 17, 2014

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Tech titans join forces to stop the next Heartbleed

The Linux Foundation's new Core Infrastructure Initiative creates a virtual Justice League of the biggest tech firms to ensure that open-source code gets the cryptographic scrutiny that it desperately needs.

By April 24, 2014

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Torvalds gives Nvidia software thumbs up, not middle finger

In a surprise reversal, the graphics chip designer has released experimental software to help open-source programmers use its new Tegra K1 mobile processor.

By February 3, 2014

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Chrome fights back against settings hijackers

Google makes it even easier to reset your browser settings. Apparently, it's the No. 1 Chrome complaint.

By January 31, 2014

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Linus Torvalds is livid -- directs middle digit at Nvidia

Linus Torvalds gets graphic about his feelings toward Nvidia. Uses a few choice words to vent his anger about Nvidia's lack of Linux support.

By June 17, 2012

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Markus 'Notch' Persson: The mind behind Minecraft (Q&A)

Two years after the sandbox indie game went public, its creator is now an industry celebrity. We talk with Persson about his favorite player creations and the current direction of the game industry.

By November 7, 2013

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Linux development by the numbers: Big and getting bigger

The open-source operating system project is steadily growing through any number of measurements: programmers, updates, and changes per hour.

By September 17, 2013

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Google parts ways with Apple over WebKit, launches Blink

Both Chrome and Safari will move faster when uncoupled from each other, Google argues. But it's not just about technology: Social issues also factored into the schism.

By April 3, 2013

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Why Google built the pricey, powerful Chromebook Pixel

With Chrome OS foundering, the company needed to take a bold step to kick-start its cloud vision.

By March 1, 2013

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The Weekend Blues: Blu-ray releases in brief

From crime-fighting Jesus to gimp-suit sex, from self-destructive lawyers to sword-fighting Snow White — these are the Blu-rays that you should be buying.

By November 1, 2012