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open-source hardware

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Heartburn from Heartbleed forces wide-ranging rethink in open source world

Experts caution that the notorious security bug heralds "open season on open source" and will force changes in how open-source code gets vetted as secure.

By April 24, 2014

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Source code snippets open door for raw photos on Android

It's not built into Android yet, but Google has been overhauling the OS's camera interface to be more photography-friendly.

By November 18, 2013

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'Ghost Gunner' lets people make untraceable, homemade guns

Defense Distributed's newest project is a PC-connected milling machine that aims to streamline the process of self-assembling AR-15 semi-automatic rifles.

By October 1, 2014

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Mozilla: In 2014, all your hardware belongs to us

Mozilla plans to adapt Firefox OS to tablets, Panasonic smart TVs, and even desktop PCs while upgrading smartphone hardware.

By January 6, 2014

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Twitter gives SPDY a leg up on Apple hardware

The company releases an open-source software that lets people build Google's network technology into iOS and OS X software.

By December 20, 2013

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Open-source Death Star project launched on Kickstarter

Now that the U.S. government has wimped out on building a Death Star, a Kickstarter project has emerged to raise funds to construct the deadly spaceship using open-source hardware and software.

By February 6, 2013

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Android One: Google's push to rule the smartphone world

The search giant is aiming to bring phones that cost less than $100 to "the next five billion" in the emerging markets. First stop: India.

By September 15, 2014

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Qualcomm: Snapdragon makes for more secure smartphone kill switch

The chipmaker says its Snapdragon processors are an important element to creating secure methods of rendering mobile devices bricks if stolen.

By September 15, 2014

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Google's Web-video ambitions bump into hard reality

The company's technical prowess and free VP9 licensing haven't been enough to dent the fortunes of rival compression format HEVC. But Google's already moving on to VP10.

By September 12, 2014

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North Korean tactics in cyberwarfare exposed

An HP report suggests the reclusive country's cyberwarfare capabilities are rapidly making it a threat to Western systems.

By September 2, 2014