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United States Army Will Use Android Smartphones

In a world that doesn’t, DROID DOES. The United States Army wants every soldier to carry an Android smartphone. A prototype running Android that is called the Joint Battle Command-Platform, is being developed by a tech nonprofit, MITRE, and is undergoing tests.

The development kit supporting it is called the Mobile/Handheld Computing Environment and will be released to app creators in July, according to the U.S. army. The envisioned applications for the JBC-Platform will run a wide scale of tasks. There will definitely be…

Microsoft Will Soon Patch 64 Vulnerabilities

Microsoft has announced today that it will patch a whopping 64 vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, Windows graphics framework, and other software next week. Microsoft also referred to 17 updates as bulletins that will ship next Tuesday with the 64 patches. 9 out of those 17 updates will be rated “critical” with the remaining eight marked as “important.” Microsoft also said that it will close a pair of current outstanding issues that have already resulted in security advisories, including a vulnerability in Windows’ MHTML (MIME HTML) protocol handler.

The patches that are soon to come will also address a flaw in Windows Server Message Block network and file-sharing protocol that was disclosed in…