Google to fix Android leak

AndroidGoogle have announced that they are on their way to issuing a fix for the ID data leak that the Android operating system on many mobile phones has been afflicted with of late. It just seems that 2011 is going to be a bad year for information technology and security.

“Google is on its way to fix the vulnerability issue with Android phones that could have exposed users’ personal data.

German researchers Bastian Konings, Jens Nickels and Florian Schaub, from the University of Ulm, warned that 99 percent of the handphones had the potential to leak Google services login data over unprotected Wi-Fi networks.”

Read more HERE at International Business Times

Sony to launch two Android based Tablets

I think this year we will see a large rise in tablets from a number of manufacturers in a bid to get a foothold in what is likely to be a massive growth area by the end of the year.

“Sony launched its first tablet computers Tuesday in an ambitious attempt to grab the No.2 spot from Samsung in a fast-growing market dominated by Apple’s year-old iPad.

The gadgets, based on Google’s Android 3.0 operating system, could be some of the Japanese company’s most important new products since the Playstation game console made its debut in 1994.

Sony, also the inventor of the Walkman and once a symbol of Japan’s high-tech might, is now struggling to come up with hit devices and improve profit margins as it competes with Apple, Samsung Electronics and Nintendo”

Full article HERE at Reuters