Jennifer L. Scheffer

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The Next Billion Smartphone Users Will Have An Awesome Mobile Computing Device

Lost amid the heated and increasingly dull iPhone versus Android rhetoric is the prospect of the world on the cusp of placing amazing personal computing technology—smartphones—into the hands of not just a billion people, but billions of people.<p>Most new smartphones these days are destined not for …

Google engineer publicizes Windows zero-day bug, claims Microsoft is 'difficult to work with'

A Google engineer has once again disclosed a Windows flaw. In a Full Disclosure posting to the SecLists mailing list, Tavis Ormandy — an Information Security Engineer at Google — details a vulnerability in Windows 7 and Windows 8 that can be exploited by local users to gain escalated privileges. …

Google pushes an update to Drive, giving it a much needed makeover

Snap a photo with your camera to scan it in and peruse through documents in card-style.<p>Google released an update today for its Drive application that …

Google now offers Top Charts and visualization tool for trending topics

Instead of waiting until the end of the year for Google's annual Zeitgeist, you can now find out what's trending in any given month with a new Top Charts feature from Google Trends. Updated monthly and going back to 2004, Top Charts is built on the Knowledge Graph, so it's smart enough to house …

Google Glass, What's Not To Like? Quite A Lot Actually

As a marketing case study, GoogleGlass has been an act of genius. From the moment Glass was announced it was positioned as the must-have accessory for the new class of daredevil entrepreneurs. When a Glass wearer wasn’t solving the world’s hardest problems, he was jumping out of airplanes or …

Google’s Conversational Search Now Live In Chrome

Google has quietly rolled out its new conversational search feature in the latest version of its Chrome browser for Windows, Mac and Linux.<p>Users that hit up the Google homepage will now see a small microphone symbol in the right-hand side of the search field, as well as at the top of any page …