Apple iOS Threats Fewer Than Android But More Deadly

Data leakage and corruption haunt iOS and Android mobile apps the most, a new study shows. Apple’s iOS mobile platform suffers fewer cyberattacks than Google’s Android, but a new study shows that when iOS does get hit, the attacks are more severe. Pradeo’s biannual mobile applications threat review report, released today, examines the mobile threat landscape based on a recent portion of the 1.5 million single applications processed by the firm.

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Microsoft Is Stealing Apple’s Cool Factor

“If we’re going to be able to create magical experiences with software, then the hardware will be the thing that people buy to go experience that,” Microsoft corporate VP of devices Panos Panay told TIME during a recent interview. We were discussing his company’s decision to release its first…

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Top 5 Mobile Megatrends for 2017

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2017 is set to be another massive year for growth in the mobile app development space. It’s estimated that the global market for mobile app development will…

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Google ending support for the Android Market on Android 2.1 Eclair and below

Remember the days of the Android Market? It was before Google Play took over, and we thought that name was so silly. It worked out great in the end, though, and the Android Market and the early days of Android will always be remembered fondly. Unfortunately, Google is discontinuing support for the Android Market on devices running Android 2.1 Eclair or earlier on June 30.

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SAP to the fore as Cloud Foundry grows into the preferred platform for cloud-native enterprise apps

For those that haven’t been paying attention, (and I for one certainly don’t blame you!) Cloud Foundry might seem to be just another niche software product hatched by a consortium of companies seeking to simplify application development while conveniently promoting their products (from VMware,…

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How to Use the Google Cloud Vision API in Android Apps

Computer vision is considered an AI-complete problem. In other words, solving it would be equivalent to creating a program that’s as smart as humans. Needless to say, such a program is yet to be created. However, if you’ve ever used apps like Google Goggles or Google Photos—or watched the segment…

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Apple is trying to become Microsoft faster than Microsoft can become Apple

The music service’s app became available through the marketplace on Tuesday, The Verge reported. If you’re running Windows 10, you can now download the app straight from Microsoft’s store, rather than having to get it from Spotify’s website. . The apps are the same, but the one available through Windows Store will now be updated through that marketplace.

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