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Google updates Chrome for Android with improved text rendering

Chrome for Android 36 is on its way to smartphones and tablets. Here are your top-line details before you download.

on greenbot.com

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EU privacy watchdogs to quiz Google, Microsoft on 'right to be forgotten'

Data protection authorities are concerned about implementation of ruling

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Rick-rolling 'Rickmote' shows no mercy when it finds someone using Chromecast

A Raspberry-Pi powered tool tricks Google Chromecast into playing Rick Astley

Bing follows Google in offering Europeans the 'right to be forgotten'

Europe's top court gave people the right to have links to personal information removed from search listings in Europe

Chrome's been eating your laptop's battery for years, but Google promises to fix it

A fresh spotlight on an old issue with Chrome for Windows finally gets Google's attention.

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Microsoft lays off 18,000, including half of Nokia, in largest-ever job cuts

Half of the recently acquired Nokia employees are being let go.

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Emergency vBulletin patch fixes dangerous SQL injection vulnerability

Attackers could exploit the flaw to steal information from the databases of websites running vBulletin 5

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Brush up on your tech acronyms

You hear and read the same acronyms over and over again. Many you know well. Others you can guess. And some just baffle you. Let's unclutter the alphabet soup.

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Tata revenue, profit boosted by strong outsourcing market

The Indian outsourcer saw growth across key industries and markets it addresses

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Google offers free Glass test drives in LA, SF, and NYC

You still need an appointment, but anyone in the U.S. is welcome to try out Glass for free in New York, Los Angeles, or San Francisco.

on techhive.com

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Vulnerability exposes some Cisco home wireless devices to hacking

Specially crafted HTTP requests could trigger remote code execution on the affected devices, Cisco said

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Chaos Computer Club bolsters NSA spying complaint with Tor snooping evidence

The Chaos Computer Club wants new evidence to prompt an investigation into mass surveillance of German citizens

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How to sideload an app onto your Android phone or tablet

There are a handful of ways to sideload an application on your Android phone or tablet. Here are three.

on greenbot.com