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Google pays those who find Android security glitches

Those who pinpoint vulnerabilities in Google’s mobile operating system can earn cash rewards, similar to those paid out for identifying bugs in Chrome.

Google has expanded its bug-bounty program to cover vulnerabilities uncovered in Android.

The program began with Chrome and expanded to Google Web sites and other open-source software projects. Under the program, people who find security holes get paid bounties. That often equates to a few hundred dollars, but particularly skilled attacks can mean big money — $50,000 last week for one expert who goes by the name Pinkie Pie, for example.

The broader expansion, called the Patch Reward Program, now includes Android, Google security team member Michal Zalewski said in a blog post Monday.

The program also includes three widely used Web server packages: Apache’s http, Nginx, and Lighttpd, Zalewski said.

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iOS 7 Common Bug Fixes

The following link has a list of common bugs found on iOS 7, and gives a description on the bugs and how to fix them. New operating systems are always going to have some bugs, and they can be frustrating, so this will outline the problems and help you get past them.

http://lifehacker.com/ios-7s-most-common-bugs-and-how-to-fix-them-1441163151/