VMware is teaming up with Google to bring Windows applications to Chrome OS machines.
The system will use VMware's Blast HTML5 technology to virtualise a Windows environment under Chrome OS.
With the rise in sales for the Google based operating system (OS), there has arisen a need to find a way to run traditional systems in a Chrome environment, and this represents an opportunity for enterprise users who are still tied to Windows XP, which is into its final two months of service life, to continue more or less uninterrupted without having to fear the threat of malware.
As part of Google’s ongoing commitment to encourage women to excel in computing and technology, Google is offering five grants to women in security to attend the Hack In The Box Amsterdam conference in May.
These grants include a VIP ticket to the conference on the 29th and 30th of May, an exclusive invite to the HITBSecConf Speakers Reception on the 28th, an invite to the Girl Geek Dinner Amsterdam on the 29th and an invite to the HITB Post Conference Reception sponsored by Microsoft on the evening of the 30th.
Google is expanding its line of Chrome hardware for business users with "Chromebox for meetings," a video conferencing system that costs $999 and up.
While the system is powered by the free Google Hangouts, $999 isn't expensive when it comes to enterprise-class video conferencing hardware. Google's offering includes a Chromebox, an HD camera, a microphone and speaker, and a remote control. A display is not included.
Google today sold Motorola to Lenovo for $2.91 billion. While many speculated that Google would release phones after it bought Motorola in 2011, it didn’t happen — Motorola remained a partner like other Android OEMs. Recently, Google acquired Nest, and TechCrunch has learned that Google has big plans for the team behind the connected device company.
A VPN bypass flaw discovered last week in Android Jelly Bean 4.3 also exists in the latest version of Google's mobile operating system, KitKat 4.4, Israeli researchers say.
Ben Gurion University researchers found the initial bug and then did further testing to determine its existence in KitKat. The researchers published their latest findings on the university's Cyber Security Labs blog.