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Submission + - Google acquires Israeli security startup SlickLogin (geektime.com)

Fnord666 writes: SlickLogin, an Israeli startup and developer of smart identification technology through user smartphones has been acquired by Google for several million (the official transaction amount remains undisclosed). SlickLogin was founded under a year ago by Or Zelig, Eran Galili and Ori Kabeli. The company first unveiled its technology at TechCrunch Disrupt held last September. the company has yet to launch their product nor have they any customers to date.

Comment Why the kernel is so secure (Score 0, Offtopic) 86

From the release announcement: "If you send me small irrelevant stuff that doesn't fix major issues (oopses, security, things like that), I'm going to curse at you and ignore your pull request. So don't do it." I can't disagree with Linus about this timeframe not being a good time for non-critical updates, but his recurring treatment of security issues as "small irrelevant stuff" makes me somewhat troubled...

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