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Google is expanding its bug bounty program to include awards for patches that make material security improvements to open source software - even when the software isn't directly maintained by Google itself. The Chocolate Factory has been rewarding developers for security fixes to its own software since 2010, when it kicked off …

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Pint

A beer for the chocolate factory

Sure it's for PR but this is a good thing (tm).

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Anonymous Coward

Re: A beer for the chocolate factory

Also the projects listed are heavily used by Google internally and in their products.

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Paris Hilton

fun with numbers

If they give you $3,133.7 because they think you are "elite", what does $800.85 mean?

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Coat

Re: fun with numbers

It means you're only about 1/4 as elite as the guy who got $3,133.7.

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Stingy b***

Did not even offer $3,141.59

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Unhappy

Re: fun with numbers

FIFTY PER CENT tax?

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Anonymous Coward

Re: fun with numbers

BOOBS Hmmm...

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Anonymous Coward

Kudos to google, I'm not sure if I should be still hating on them for the whole real names debacle on google plus (just had my 3rd "fake" account which uses my common name suspended but john smith and ivor biggun lives on :D )

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It must suck to be you, Mr. Coward.

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