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Facebook, Microsoft, Google, and peers pledge support for OpenSSL

The Linux Foundation has collaborated with major tech companies for a three-year initiative called the “Core Infrastructure Initiative,” which aims to prop up underfunded open-source projects.

Update: Cinetics Axis360 motorized tripod wraps up on Kickstarter, last chance to chip in

The Axis360 from Cinetics is an affordable, compact motorized tripod system that automatically pans, tilts, and slides your camera to create smooth videos and time-lapse photography. It's currently seeking funding on Kickstarter.

The Galaxy S5 now has a special bedazzled edition with sparkly crystals

In a short teaser video, Samsung revealed that it will partner with Swarovski to launch the Crystal Edition Galaxy S5. Its launch is pegged for sometime in May, though it's sure to cost a pretty penny.

Vic Gundotra, head of Google+, abruptly leaves company

Google senior vice president and head of Google+ Vic Gundotra announced the end of his eight-year tenure at Google. Gundotra did not reveal what project he has moved on to, however.

This clever little cup lets you brew single-serving espresso in a microwave

Making coffee in a microwave might sound like blasphemy, but a German design firm has figured out a way to make it possible without ruining the flavor of your brew. Hit the jump for details.

GameStop sees its future in mobile and Apple stores

GameSpot will close between 120 and 130 of its gaming retail locations worldwide, while vastly expanding its presence in the mobile and Apple world, with hundreds of new locations.
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Roku finally gets a YouTube app, operates similar to Chromecast [Update]

Definitely good news for anyone that owns the Roku, an official YouTube application has been made available on the Roku channel store and it supports throwing video from mobile devices to the big screen for all current-gen devices.

Facebook enters the fitness tracking market with Moves app purchase

Earlier today, the company behind fitness tracking app Moves announced that it will be purchased by Facebook for an unannounced sum. With this purchase, this thrusts Facebook into the fitness tracking market.

Two Apple AirPort base stations were vulnerable to Heartbleed, but have been patched

Some of Cupertino's networking gear was vulnerable to Heartbleed, but a fix has been released by the company. You can learn more here.

Call of Duty: Ghosts Extinction adds Chaos Mode, and a never ending supply of targets

Call of Duty: Ghosts introduces the new Chaos Mode to the game’s Extinction offering. The new mode introduces a new way to approach the alien-slaughtering co-op game.

Titanfall dev posts Expedition DLC details for the War Games map

Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment shared a close-up look at War Games, one of the new maps in the studio's upcoming Expedition DLC.