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In Heartbleed's wake, tech titans launch fund for crucial open-source projects

The Heartbleed bug was a wake-up call for the tech world: major companies benefiting from open source projects like OpenSSL are better off paying a pittance to support their development.

on pcworld.com

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New Google Street View feature lets you time-travel to images past

Remember when? Google's Street View cars traverse the world, sometimes taking new pictures of places they've been before. Now you can see what they saw the last time they visited.

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Google's new, highly targeted app ads react to how you use Android apps

Google has a new advertising program that lets advertisers target you based on the apps you use, how often you use them, and the types of in-app purchases you make.

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Gaming exclusivity wars hit mobile app stores

Apple has nabbed a few high-profile game exclusives for iOS in recent months. A new report says these may the first skirmishes in a larger platform war for mobile gaming.

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Developers aim to do more with Project Ara than just make a modular smartphone

A phone with swappable parts is certainly a cool idea, but it's all the underlying technology associated with the project that has developers excited.

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Google highlights its focus on design in YouTube series

This year at Google I/O, we can probably expect to hear a lot about making Google products look and work better.

on greenbot.com

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Chromecast, Google Play highlight strong quarter for Google

But the company's bread-and-butter remains ads as it brought in $15.42 billion in revenue during the first three months of 2014, up 19 percent from the year-ago quarter.

on greenbot.com

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Google hopes Project Ara will change the way you see smartphones

But first it needs developers to make what consumers want.

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Watch the Project Ara Developer Conference live

The developers conference for Google's modular phone is streaming on YouTube.

on greenbot.com

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Google updates terms of service to reflect its scanning of users' emails

The company clarifies that emails are automatically scanned to provide users with tailored advertising and better search results