Best PDF editor app alternatives to Adobe Acrobat for Android

Adobe Acrobat Reader (download for Android) may be the go-to app for viewing, annotating, collaborating on, filling out, signing and storing PDF documents on your phone or tablet. But you’ll have to pay $24.99 per month for an Adobe Acrobat Pro DC subscription to take advantage of many of the app’s most coveted features, such as organizing and editing PDFs, creating PDFs from documents and images, exporting PDFs to other file formats, combining multiple files into a single PDF and sending documents to reviewers.

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Chinese apps seek excessive information from users: Survey

Chinese digital applications that are widely used in India are seeking excessive information from consumers, according to an independent study by an information security firm, stoking privacy concerns among experts. At least six of the ten most popular Chinese apps, including Helo and Shareit as well as browsers such as UC Browser, ask users to provide access to camera and microphones on their smartphones even when such access is not required, the study found.

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Name and shame firms with poor cyber security, government told

In the light of the fact that four in 10 businesses experienced a cyber security breach or attack in 2017-18 according to the government’s 2018 data breach survey, the public should be able to see what steps firms are taking to keep users safe online, a report says. The report, from the Cyber Security Research Group and the Policy Institute at King’s College London, argues that naming companies with poor cyber security will incentivise organisations to improve their defences and help combat cyber crime.

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Chinese mobile users forked out 40 percent of the $101 billion spent globally on apps in 2018

Smartphone growth is slowing down globally, but users last year spent on average three hours a day — or one-and-a-half months a year — on their mobile phones and downloaded a total of around 194 billion applications, according to a…

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Google G Suite Apps Continue To Evolve And Soon Prices Are Set To Rise

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If you are an avid G Suite user relying on Google’s answer to Microsoft Office and Apple iWork suites, you should be aware that Google will soon increase subscription pricing tiers for the service. However, there are good reasons for…

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Jive: How Cloud is Making Communications Better (Part 2)

By Erik Linask – Group Editorial Director. This is Part Two of our interview with Mike Chase, Director of Channel Management at Jive Communications, as he discusses many of the market trends driving the communications market and the way Jive and other market players are evolving their models and capabilities. In Part Two, Mike speaks to some of the many emerging technologies that are creating new opportunities for providers and customers alike. If you missed Part One, you may read it here. Mike will be addressing many of these topics in person at MSP Expo in Ft.

Link: Jive: How Cloud is Making Communications Better (Part 2)
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Backblaze Cloud Backup V6.0 50% Faster

This release for consumers and businesses brings a lot of functionality to Backblaze Cloud Backup: Restore by Mail drives that are twice the size, archiving with Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage, up to 50% faster backups, and a network blocklist feature to help avoid data caps. All that plus more efficient and performant Mac and Windows applications along with mobile enhancements and SSO support with Google.

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