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Google Play faces cat and mouse game with sneaky Android malware

What’s the best way to avoid Android malware? Downloading all your apps from the Google Play store -- where software is vetted – is perhaps the best advice. But that doesn’t mean Google Play is perfect.

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Peelytics turns peeing into a way to promote products

Not many companies would want you to pee on their product, but one at Cebit positively encourages it.

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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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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.

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.

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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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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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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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The 3 biggest challenges facing augmented reality

Augmented reality has evolved over the past year, but it still has several challenges to overcome before it is widely adopted.

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SAP sets March 30 as launch date for its Cloud Platform SDK for iOS

Almost a year after SAP teamed with Apple to develop business applications for smartphones and tablets, the German enterprise software developer is ready to unveil the first fruits of their partnership.

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Facing sexism charges, Uber says Eric Holder will investigate

Uber Technologies scrambled on Monday to counter the sexism charges raised by a former employee, and said it would appoint former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to the panel that would investigate allegations by the engineer that...

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Uber orders investigation into employee's charge of sexual harassment

Uber said Sunday it had ordered an urgent investigation after a former engineer triggered an uproar on social media, alleging sexual harassment, politics and discrimination at the ride-hailing company.

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