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Google cracks down on ad injecting extensions in Chrome

Google has disabled 192 Chrome extensions that inject ads without being up-front about their activities.

Google to drop China's CNNIC root certificate from Chrome browser

Google has announced that it has decided to drop the root certificate authority from China's CNNIC in the wake of the certificate debacle last week.

Spotlight: Google launches Android app to manage its cloud platform

Google has launched the beta version of its Cloud Console for Android, which enables management of the Google cloud platform from an Android device.

Google Drive for Work gets more security, sharing controls

Google has announced a number of new features designed to let business better manage, secure and audit shared files on Google Drive for Work.

Google integration, '5-minute' implementation key differentiators for CRM startup ProsperWorks

In the fast-paced world of startups and small- to medium-sized businesses, teams with varied responsibilities look at tasks like entering data into CRMs as a time sink. One startup called ProsperWorks, boasting a "five-minutes or less" setup and an intuitive platform built on Google apps, hopes to get those less-established businesses quickly up and running.

Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Twitter and others call for major reform in government surveillance law

Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Twitter and other members of the Reform Government Surveillance, along with other tech firms and privacy advocates, sent a letter [pdf] Wednesday to President Barack Obama and key members of Congress calling for reform of the government surveillance law.

Google warns of unauthorized digital certificates issued for its domains

Google has warned of unauthorized TLS certificates that have been issued for its domains. The incident reveals just how easily the existing certificate system can be broken.

Cyanogen funding round enables open mobile OS to take on Android, iOS

Android-based open mobile operating system Cyanogen announced Monday that it completed an $80 million round of funding, brining its total funding to $110 million. With the new financing, the company aims to become a viable alternative in the mobile OS market currently dominated by Apple's iOS and Google's Android.

Bare-metal switches to account for quarter of data center switching ports by 2019

There's still the argument out there that open networking equipment is only for web- and hyper-scale companies. But those focused on arguing the unimportance of bare-metal switches and the likes of the Open Compute Project may be in for a shock in the next few years.

Google plans for closure of Google Code project hosting site

The upcoming closure of the Google Code project hub was inevitable, and the signs of its demise began two years ago when Google started launching its own open source projects on competitor GitHub.