Android Oreo is Google’s new mobile OS

We finally have a name for Google’s latest mobile operating system: Android Oreo. Android Oreo, previously codenamed Android O, was announced in March. The software has been in preview for a few months so developers could update their apps. Android Oreo will first be available on Google devices,…

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Five ways to find out which premium mobile apps have gone free

Wondering where to get updates on apps that have gone free? Consider these five options for iOS and Android discounts. If you’re looking to track sales from specific developers or a particular app then AppZapp is a good choice. It has an app for both Android and iOS that features reviews, a community to see what people are talking about, and custom alert setups.

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Android rules mobile world with close to 90% market share

Sales figures by analytic firm Garter imply that there are nine devices running on Android for every one running on iOS. Samsung leads the smartphone market comfortably, with Apple coming in second and Huawei a close third. The battle between the Android and iOS ecosystems has always been a thrilling one but it’s getting a bit one-sided, as sales numbers put the Android market way over its iOS counterpart in the mobile world.

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Cyber-Security Solutions on Show at Black Hat

Cyber-security solutions will be on show at Black Hat in Las Vegas in September, with new threats constantly affecting the viability of businesses, large and small, this is not a topic that any organization can afford to ignore. Cyber-security threats are growing larger in size, sophistication and complexity every day – and enterprises are simply not keeping up with the speed and magnitude of these attacks. Zenedge, a global provider of cloud-based, artificial intelligence-driven cybersecurity solutions, believes that businesses of all sizes must invest in cloud-based security with a strong foundation in automation, leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning to dynamically create and manage security postures, identify threats and mitigate attacks.

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15 apps for your iPhone that are better than the ones Apple made

Apple preloads every iPhone with a slew of its own first-party apps — but thankfully, the App Store is overflowing with alternative apps, many of which are better than Apple’Whether you’re looking to organize your photos, get some work done, or get around town, we’ve scoured the App Store for the best apps that are better than the default ones on your iPhone.

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15 apps for your iPhone that are better than the ones Apple made

Apple preloads every iPhone with a slew of its own first-party apps — but thankfully, the App Store is overflowing with alternative apps, many of which are better than Apple’Whether you’re looking to organize your photos, get some work done, or get around town, we’ve scoured the App Store for the best apps that are better than the default ones on your iPhone.

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‘Microsoft ready to take 50mn SMBs on intelligent Cloud’

As over 50 million Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) in India look to move to a secure Cloud, Microsoft — with its end-to-end offerings with New-Age capabilities — is set to help them evolve and adopt an “intelligent” Cloud, says Microsoft India President Anant Maheshwari. Maheshwari, who believes that almost every company will eventually become a software one at some point of time with the fourth industrial revolution, an “intelligent” Cloud will chart their digital journey.

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