Security expert Tavis Ormandy has discovered vulnerability in Windows kernel which when exploited would allow an ordinary user to obtain administrative privileges of the system.
According to recent statistics by Google and Cisco, Switzerland has aced the IPv6 adoption charts by leapfrogging Romania, which topped the charts for nearly a year.
Google I/O 2013 didn’t see the announcement of Nexus 5 or Android 4.3 for that matter but, even without any official announcement, Nexus 4 was spotted for quite a few times during the conference. Now, an Android blog has released what seems to be official press images of the yet to be release Nexus 4.
Google, while signing the agreement with MPEG LA concerning VP8 codec, had assured that there would be a third party license agreement in place for the protection of those using the VP8/WebM. This however doesn’t seem to be the case as an open source advocate has ruled that the recently published draft VP8 patent cross-license agreement seems to be closing doors on software freedom.
Google is busy replacing its Talk chat client with the recently announced Hangouts, which was introduced last week at the Google I/O 2013 conference and will bring an end to Talk, Google+ Messenger and the original Google+ Hangouts.
Google has increased the quota of free storage it offers on its cloud storage service Google Drive by threefold allowing users to store as much as 15GB of data instead of 5GB.
According to fresh reports from the Financial Times, YouTube could be launching its paid subscription service as early as this week.
Officials over in the US have told the Indian Government that they will not be able to serve summons to the executives of companies like Google and Facebook because they are not convinced that the content hosted on these sites can cause violence and that these summons impact “free speech principles".
Google has indirectly walked right into one of Middle East's most obstinate conflict by putting Palestine as an independent nation wiping off the term Palestinian Territories and replacing it with Palestine in its localized search page.