AOSP

Android included in Google’s Patch Reward Program

Google is asking the open source community to help with security. While we’re used to seeing the search Giant pay for exploits, we haven’t seen them ask for help in securing the platform yet. Chrome exploits are pretty commonly reported on, but Android? Not so much.

Google’s AOSP leader Jean-Baptiste Queru hired by Yahoo

The entire Android community and Android Open Source Project (AOSP) has suffered a great loss this month, as the lead technical engineer known as Jean-Baptiste Queru left the team last month and has now been hired by Yahoo. We all know him as JBQ, who's done fine work managing Android's source code, but now he's no longer with Google.

Nexus 7 LTE factory images and binaries posted

Similar to what we have seen with other Nexus devices, Google has recently released the factory images and binaries for the Nexus 7 LTE tablet. These files are all available by way of the Google Developers pages and are listed as being for the "razorg" Nexus 7 2013 Mobile. The files are listed as being Android 4.3 and with build number JLS36C.
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