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A Google Chrome View of Middle-earth

Google announced its latest Chrome Experiment—“Journey through Middle-earth.” The characters and locations from the movie The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug can be explored in immersive 3-D graphical representative of Tolkien’s maps of Middle-earth.

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Pamela Rentz
Google Raises the Stakes for Bug Bounties

To keep security bug reports coming in for their bug bounty programs, Google is willing to write bigger checks. The company announced that it is raising security rewards—up to five times higher in some cases—for its Chromium program. Pamela Rentz highlights the recent bug bounty program changes.

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Pamela Rentz
How Android Became the OS of the Internet of Things

Steve Vaughn writes that the Android operating system is making possible the concept of the Internet of Things. The opportunity is available to device makers to deliver innovation through the existing Android app ecosystem

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Steve Vaughn
The Rise of Android on the Desktop

With desktop PC sales plummeting, so has the influence of Microsoft and its Windows operating system. However, as consumers look to an alternative to Windows, it appears that PC makers are turning their attention to the Android OS. Steve Vaughn explores the rise of Android on the desktop.

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Steve Vaughn
What Google's Move to Blink Means for Web Developers

Some web developers felt a disturbance in the force when Google recently announced that the Chrome browser will be moving on within the coming months from WebKit to Blink, its new open source rendering engine that’s based on WebKit. Pamela Rentz looks at what this move will mean for web developers.

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Pamela Rentz
The Importance of Holistic Design for Successful Products

Mukesh Chaudhary explores why users seem to believe that Google Search and iPhones are more useful than other similar products. It can be concluded that the overall user experience plays a big role in the success of a product as well as a well-thought-out holistic design.

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Mukesh Chaudhary
How Windows 8 Affects Software Testing

The Windows 8 changes that will most affect software testers are the visual updates. Software testers will have to ensure that the program under test works both in the tile system and in the desktop environment, which many people will probably still use.

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Brendan Quinn
Testing Tips for Launching a Successful Windows 8 App

There’s a new platform in consumers’ hands. Are you sure your applications and websites are ready?

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Mike Brown