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23Jun/111

How To Enable Two-factor SSH authentication via Google Authenticator

In this tutorial I'll show you how to set up two-factor authentication for SSH using Google Authenticator. Two-factor authentication is where you authenticate to a service (SSH in our case) with two pieces of information: one you know, and one you don't. The information you know is your password (which can be stolen) while the information you don't know is a randomly-generated PIN number that changes every few seconds. So even if your password is stolen, unless an attacker has the means to get the right PIN (tied to a hardware device), they cannot log into the protected service.

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8Apr/100

Android: How To Set Up ADB/USB Drivers for Android Devices

Before you begin make sure you entirely read the tutorial.

1. Download Android SDK and USB drivers

Download the latest AndroidSDK from Google and extract the AndroidSDK.zip file to C:\AndroidSDK.
Download and install HTC Sync from HTC (HTC Sync is not required for ADB but it's the easiest way to install usb drivers).
If you are using HTC Hero and Microsoft Windows 7 (and you experience problems with driver installation) you have to follow this procedure to install usb drivers and HTC Sync.

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24Mar/100

Google Wins European Trademark Victory

A European court ruled this week that allowing Google advertising customers to use the names of other companies as search keywords does not represent a trademark violation.

Google has not infringed on trademarks by allowing these keywords, and Google's AdWords program is protected by a European law governing Internet hosting services, according to a Tuesday decision from the European Court of Justice.

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12Feb/100

Google acquires Aardvark

When you need an answer to a very specific question, sometimes the information just isn't online in one simple place. For example, let's say you want to know if there's snow on Skyline Boulevard on a given day or the best time of year to plant beans in the Bay Area. You might find weather reports and planting guides on many different sites, but for these kinds of questions, a person with the right expertise can be a lot more useful than a webpage.

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