Google bug-hunting Project Zero could face software developer troubles

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By Antone Gonsalves, CSO | July 17th, 2014 Google’s launch of a bug-hunting initiative has raised concerns over how the company will handle conflicts with vendors unable to patch software before Google’s deadline for reporting vulnerabilities. Tussles with software developers are sure to occur during Google’s effort, announced Tuesday, to find zero-day vulnerabilities before they…

Google to ship first Project Ara developer boards in July

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By Agam Shah, IDG News Service | July 8th, 2014 Google will hold its second Project Ara developer conference in November Having nailed the basics of its ambitious Project Ara customizable smartphone, Google is now engaging the hardware developer community to add versatility to the handset. To that end, Google next month will start shipping…