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Android / ChromeOS : The 4 Big Questions

Instead of having Chrome OS for computers and Android for mobile devices, we could see a new, single operating system emerging next year. Chrome OS will be folded into Android, according to “people familiar with the matter” who spoke to The Wall Street Journal recently. Why is Google going all-in with Android? What will happen to Chrome OS? And what kind of impact will this move have?...

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Shazam introduces visual recognition capabilities

Shazam has unveiled a visual recognition functionality that extends the company’s mobile engagement platform. Thanks to a series of partnerships with companies worldwide, everything from posters, to packaged goods, to print media, can be transformed from static images into ‘dynamic pieces of content’, the company claims. Visual recognition is developed in partnership with Digimarc...

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THE 'STAGEFRIGHT' EXPLOIT: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

In July 2015, security company Zimperium announced that it had discovered a "unicorn" of a vulnerability inside the Android operating system. More details were publicly disclosed at the BlackHat conference in early August — but not before headlines declaring that nearly a billion Android devices could potentially be taken over without their users even knowing it. So what is "Stagefright"? And do you need to worry about it? We're continuously updating this post as more information is released. Here's what we know, and what you need to know...

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