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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.

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.

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.

Google and Samsung secretly joined forces to fight Apple in this patent case

In a secret alliance worthy of Game of Thrones, Google and Samsung signed a surreptitious agreement to fight a patent claim from Apple in 2012. Evidence showed that Google offered to cover some of Samsung's legal fees.

Android 4.4 KitKat: Droid DNA to see KitKat and Sense 5.5 from April 24

Following Android 4.4 KitKat's launch on the Nexus 5, various other manufacturers have been busy confirming the new software will be coming to their phones in the near future. Is yours on the list?

Google Glass update to bring SMS for iPhone feature and Calendar Glassware

Now that Android KitKat has landed on Glass, Google says its usual monthly software update is set to become more frequent. The latest, coming in a few days, brings SMS notifications for iPhone users as well as new Calendar Glassware.

HTC reportedly making the Nexus 8, will be available this summer

According to sources, HTC is making the Nexus 8. Google reportedly partnered with HTC in order to bring a new design to the Nexus tablet line, with the Nexus 8 reportedly launching sometime this summer.

5 cool ways to use your Chromecast outside the box

Chromecast is one of the easiest, and most affordable ways for users without a smart TV to hit up their favorite streaming sites. But it's so much more than that. Come inside to check out some cool ways to use the dongle that you might not have considered.

18 Google Chromecast tips and tricks

Google's Chromecast streaming stick is taking over living rooms as a budget-friendly option for cord cutters. We've put together a list of our favorite tips and tricks to help you get the most out of Google's impressive device.

Blood moon eclipse marks Google’s first weekly search trends report

A rare lunar eclipse, Easter, Passover and a new twist in Game of Thrones dominated the search landscape this week, as Google starts a weekly write-up of the world's most popular queries.

30 feature-length movies on YouTube that are totally worth watching

Check out our painstakingly-curated list of the best full movies on YouTube to find 30 feature-length flicks that are actually worht watching

Cheapskates, rejoice! A sub-$100 Google Nexus phone could be on the way

According to a report from a Chinese online publication, Google will release a Nexus smartphone that will be powered by a MediaTek processor. More importantly, the reported handset will go on sale for less than $100.

Glass: Google sends out dummy specs in try-before-you-buy program

It might not be normal practice for a company to send dummy products to potential customers prior to their release, but then Google, which has started sending dummy Glass units to interested individuals, is not your usual company.

Google cracks CAPTCHA with an algorithm that’s 99.8 percent accurate

Google has created an algorithm that can break through CAPTCHA with 99.8 percent accuracy. You can learn more here.

Project Ara to launch $100k module contest to focus minds of developers

Project Ara is launching a $100k contest in a bid to encourage developers to design a vast array of useful and unique modules for its build-your-own smartphone. The new kind of device is set for launch in January next year.

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