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Samsung announces competitor to Siri, Cortana

Samsung’s digital assistant, Bixby, adapts to humans and has three new elements not found in Apple’s Siri or Microsoft’s Cortana.

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Realm ties PostgreSQL databases to mobile applications

Realm's PostgreSQL data connector integrates and normalizes the formerly siloed worlds of traditional enterprise databases and mobile applications.

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McDonald’s India asks users to update app after data leak report

McDonald’s India operation asked users to upgrade their McDelivery app as a 'precautionary measure' after a security firm said it had found that it was leaking personal data of over 2.2 million users.

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10 offbeat trackers and wacky wearables

This year promises a variety of activity trackers and wearables that aren’t your usual Fitbit gadget, including a device that detects radiation from nuclear power plants to a smartwatch that runs on body heat -- there's even a device...

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6 apps Apple really needs to make for Android

If Apple is ever planning to bring any more apps to the Play Store, I hope it's one of these.

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Review: Microsoft Teams almost as bad as its beta

Despite the beta feedback, Microsoft cuts corners on user interface, functionality, and cross-platform support. When will it learn?

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How CIOs cope when mobile app development goes rogue

Business units often develop mobile apps on their own, turning to IT only when things go wrong. Better governance around business units and their mobile app demands can help alleviate the worst pain points.

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Native apps vs. mobile websites: A new battlefront opens

Bandwidth efficiency—a key factor in developing markets—makes mobile websites the preferred option over native apps.

IDG.TV Live @ SXSW Presented by the UK'S Department for International Trade | Day 1

Join host Jimmy Conrad at Great Britain House at SXSW as he talks to innovative British tech companies Plansnap and Kymira. This program presented by the UK's Department for International Trade. The companies...

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Microsoft updates Cortana for iOS with a fresh look

Microsoft gave its Cortana app for iOS a facelift Friday, replacing its old black and blue aesthetic with a new look that puts the assistant’s key features at users’ fingertips.

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Security holes in Confide messaging app exposed user details

Confide, a messaging app reportedly used by White House staff, apparently had several security holes that made it easier to hack.

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Microsoft's Visual Studio 2017 hits general availability

Microsoft’s tools for developers hit another milestone Tuesday, when the company made Visual Studio 2017 generally available. As the name implies, this is the next major release of Microsoft’s integrated development environment.

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Time for facility inspections to become digital

A mobile, digital inspection platform offers advantages over paper- or spreadsheet-based facility inspection forms.

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Digital fingerprints: The truth is out there

All of the connected devices and apps leave digital fingerprints, making it possible to track our every move and creating the ultimate lie detector.

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Mobile World Congress 2017: Mobility monsters

GSMA has brought everything mobile to Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, painting a picture of mobile world domination.

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How to use your Android device as a mobile hotspot

Turning your Android smartphone into a Wi-Fi hotspot means you always have a secure, private connection on the go. Here’s how to do it.

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Save 38% on the TP-LINK Wi-Fi Smart Plug, Works with Amazon Alexa - Deal Alert

Gain peace of mind by checking on your devices remotely and always coming home to a well-lit house. Use away-mode to make it look like you are home when you travel, and have lights turn on/off at set times to conserve energy and save...

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Relax: This phone measures your blood pressure

This Swiss electronics company is on a mission: to stop millions of people dying of ignorance each year.

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