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Google Ventures into Public Key Encryption

Google's Key Transparency project offers a model of a public lookup service for encryption keys. Google announced an early prototype of Key Transparency, its latest open source effort to ensure simpler, safer, and secure communications for everyone. The project’s goal is to make it easier for...
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Google Infrastructure Security Design Overview

This document gives an overview of how security is designed into Google’s technical infrastructure. This global scale infrastructure is designed to provide security through the entire information processing lifecycle at Google. This infrastructure provides secure deployment of services, secure...
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Expect Deeper and Cheaper Machine Learning

Supercharged hardware will speed up deep learning in everything from tiny devices to massive data centers. Last March, Google’s computers roundly beat the world-class Go champion Lee Sedol, marking a milestone in artificial intelligence. The winning computer program, created by researchers at...
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Google Open-Sources Test Suite to Find Crypto Bugs

Working with cryptographic libraries is hard, and a single implementation mistake can result in serious security problems. To help developers check their code for implementation errors and find weaknesses in cryptographic software libraries, Google has released a test suite as part of Project...
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Google Unleashes its Machine Learning Group

Google offers GPUs to support the more complex workloads.  Google announced its Google Cloud Machine Learning Group to be led by two machine-learning experts: Fei-Fei Li and Jia Li. The group will focus on delivering cloud-based machine learning software to businesses. The new group evolves from...
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Google contributes a slew of useful open source tools and programs to the community each year.

Google’s Open Source Report Card Highlights Game-Changing Contributions

Ask people about Google’s relationship to open source, and many of them will point to Android and Chrome OS — both very successful operating systems and both based on Linux. Android, in particular, remains one of the biggest home runs in open source history. But, as Josh Simmons from Google’s Open...
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Google Open Sources the Code that Powers Its Domain Registry

Google today released Nomulus, the Java-based registry platform that powers Google’s own .google and .foo top level domains (TLDs). Google says it started working on the technology behind Nomulus after the company applied to operate a number of generic TLDs itself back in 2012. Until then, domain...
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An Open Source Font System for Everyone

A big challenge in sharing digital information around the world is “tofu”—the blank boxes that appear when a computer or website isn’t able to display text: ⯐. Tofu can create confusion, a breakdown in communication, and a poor user experience.Five years ago we set out to address this problem via...
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Google Open-Sources Cartographer 3D Mapping Library

Google today said that it’s open-sourced Cartographer, a library for mapping movement in space in both 2D and 3D. the technology works with the open source Robot Operating System (ROS), which makes the software easier to deploy in software systems for robots, self-driving cars, and drones....
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Minijail
Minijail lets developers and admins safely run untrusted programs for debugging and security checks, said Google Software Engineer Jorge Lucangeli Obes at the Linux Security Summit.

Minijail: Google’s Tool To Safely Run Untrusted Programs

Google’s Minijail sandboxing tool could be used by developers and sysadmins to run untrusted programs safely for debugging and security checks, according to Google Software Engineer Jorge Lucangeli Obes, who spoke last month at the Linux Security Summit. Obes is the platform security lead for...
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