The tools are already being used at Albertsons gas stations across five divisions, where the company is using geofencing to allow customers to pay for fuel, claim rewards and activate the pump with just one tap of their phone. The pilot program has resulted in an increase in app downloads, and Albertsons plans to roll out One Touch Fuel capabilities to additional locations in 2019.
Link: Albertsons Partners With Microsoft To Bolster Cloud And AI Capabilities
Despite the openness of the Android platform, Google has managed to keep its Play store mainly free of malware and malicious apps. Outside of the marketplace is a different matter. In 2018, Google saw more attacks on users’ privacy, continued to fight against dishonest developers, and focused on detecting the more sophisticated tactics of mobile malware and adware developers, the Internet giant stated in a recent blog post. .
Link: Lessons From the War on Malicious Mobile Apps
Linux is a tried-and-true, open-source operating system released in 1991 for computers, but its use has expanded to underpin systems for cars, phones, web servers and, more recently, networking gear. Its longevity, maturity and security make it one of the most trusted OSes available today, meaning it is ideal for commercial network devices as well as enterprises that want to use it and its peripherals to customize their own network and data center infrastructure.
Link: What is Linux? Everything you need to know about the open-source operating system
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Link: Steps for Successful Mobile App Adoption
The Android Q is now part of the rumor mill but before the new Android dessert is served or previewed, we’re interested to know more about the other upgrades available for Google Play in general. API behaviors are constantly changing and as such, they can advance the privacy and security of Android.
Link: API requirements in 2019 now on level 28 for Android 9 Pie
This IDC Market Glance provides an overview of the current infrastructure for AI applications and workloads landscape, describes the structure and segments of the market, and illustrates the vendors participating in each segment.
Core and Edge Computing…
Link: IDC Market Glance: Infrastructure for AI Apps and Workloads, 1Q19
A new investigative report from The Wall Street Journal today looks into the controversial practice of popular third-party iOS and Android apps sending very personal user data to Facebook. In some cases, this happened immediately after an app recorded new data, even if the user wasn’t logged into Facebook or wasn’t a Facebook user at all.
Link: Popular apps caught secretly sending health data and more to Facebook, should Apple intervene?