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IE8, Safari, iPhone, BlackBerry exploited in Pwn2Own contest

No efforts were made to attack Chrome, Firefox, Android, or Windows Phone 7 in the annual hacker contest at CanSecWest.

By March 11, 2011

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Apple, Samsung own two-thirds of US smartphone market

Motorola, HTC, and BlackBerry were among the losers in the fourth quarter, according to a recent study from NPD.

By January 16, 2014

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​Google's Project Zero plans to plug zero-day attacks

A security initiative from Google hopes to identify and put a stop to previously unknown, unpatched bugs that threaten the Web at large.

By July 15, 2014

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All hacking eyes on the prize money at CanSecWest

Nearly $4 million in prize money between Pwnium and Pwn2Own drives more attention than ever to the two hacking contests, as Google crosses the $3 million security award mark.

By March 13, 2014

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Google fixes 7 Chrome security holes just before CanSecWest

The day before two annual Google-sponsored hacking contests kick off at a security conference in Vancouver, Google tidies up some of Chrome's loose ends.

By March 12, 2014

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Nielsen: 1 in 2 own a smartphone, average 41 apps

According to the latest report published by Nielsen, 1 in 2 mobile subscribers owns a smartphone of some kind and those smartphone owners average 41 apps per device.

By May 16, 2012

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Carl Icahn ups stake in Take-Two, now owns nearly 10 percent

The activist investor's many organizations bought up shares for a total price of $79.9 million, giving him 9.57 percent ownership in the gaming company.

By November 6, 2012

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Samsung joins Mozilla's quest for Rust

Samsung is chipping in some engineering know-how toward Mozilla's pursuit of a new programming language that it hopes will be a holy grail of code.

By April 3, 2013

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Researchers win $100,000 for Chrome hack that leaves Windows vulnerable

Researchers from MWR Labs find a way to exploit a Chrome vulnerability, sidestep Windows 7 safety measures, and do whatever they want on the operating system.

By March 7, 2013

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iPhone 4S, Samsung Galaxy S3 hacked in contest

Researchers demonstrate how to remotely attack the mobile devices as part of mobile Pwn2Own contest at security conference.

By September 20, 2012