Samsung may be releasing Google’s Nexus Two On Nov. 8

Earlier this year HTC teamed up with Google and brought us the Nexus One.  The phone was the first of it’s kind and set the template for all future Android phones to come.

samsung new android phone invitation

This time around Google might be teaming up with Samsung and releasing the Nexus Two.  At this point it isn’t confirmed, it could just be a rumor.  But what else could they possibly be launching this Nov after just releasing their Samsung Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab line?

The specs on the device are rumored to be near identical to the Galaxy S line.  The power that the Nexus one has though is immediate Android updates, not months of waiting for lazy manufacturers to release their custom build.

Google Censorship Transparency Report

Google is all about freedom of information, especially after all of the trouble they have been having with China.  Now Google has created a new Transparency Map that will report on all of the censorship actions that Google has been legally demanded to take by removing content across the globe.

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But, despite Google’s attempts at to transparently present the non-specific number of reports issued to them, China won’t even allow that saying:

“Chinese officials consider censorship demands to be state secrets, so we cannot disclose that information at this time”

See the map yourself at: http://www.google.com/transparencyreport/

New Linux 64-bit Kernel Exploit

linux virus infectionLinux 64-bit has a new local root exploit that will allow escalation into unauthorized user access.  Unfortunately, once the exploit has occurred on your system it will remain persistent even after being patched.

The new update will fix this issue, so update quick!

Update and more at: https://access.redhat.com/kb/docs/DOC-40265