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New Features Will Find Their Way Into Android P and iOS 12 SLIDESHOW

Industry reports say that Apple will focus on improving performance and stability in iOS 12, while Google is working to tune Android P to work with the latest mobile devices, particularly smartphones with curved screens.

#eWEEKchat Feb. 14: App Economy or API Economy: Which Will Prevail?

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Please join us Feb. 14 for a timely #eWEEKchat about new-generation application and platform development.

Why Edge Computing Market Will Grow 30 Percent by 2022

Increasing numbers of big-data workloads and the rise of real-time computing have slowed production in the cloud; conventional architectures have been unable to meet future demand. Edge computing is coming to the rescue.

IBM Outlines Prospects for Java in 2018

NEWS ANALYSIS: Born back in 1995, Java remains one of the most popular programming languages in use, particularly for client-server web applications, with an estimated 9 million developers. Its beauty is that it’s an evolving technology.

State of Chatbots in 2018: Rapidly Moving into the Mainstream

How chatbots actually will be impacting the human workforce in the future is anybody’s guess. Maybe we someday will see chatbots hiring humans to do grunt work for them.

CES: Enterprises Still Learning Valuable Lessons from Consumer Tech

NEWS ANALYSIS: "Fun" is now becoming "functional." For example, the use of virtual and augmented reality started out as “fun” consumer apps and are now being used in health care, oil and gas exploration and myriad other professional applications.
Android security

Google Removes Nearly Two Dozen Malware-Laden Android Apps From Play

Up to 7.5 million users may have downloaded apps embedded with ad-serving malware dubbed LightsOut, Check Point Software said.
Android Mobile Device Management

Google Pushes for Adoption of Newer Android Device Management APIs

Enterprises using legacy Google mobile device management capabilities should transition to newer ones, company says.

Google to Start Requiring Developers to Produce 64-Bit Android Apps

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UPDATED: Over the next 18 months, Android developers need to ensure their apps are 64-bit and support latest versions of Google's mobile operating system, company says.

Google Downplays Report On Android Location Data Collection

Company says data was collected as part of a heartbeat function to maintain connectivity but never actually used.

HTC, Huawei Offering Numerous Black Friday Smartphone Deals

The HTC deals, including $400 off the HTC Bolt, are also good through Cyber Monday on Nov. 27.
North Korea Hacker Groups

North Korea-Backed Lazarus Group Takes Aim at Android Security

McAfee discovers new mobile malware that is linked to the same group that was behind the attack on Sony Pictures and the recent WannaCry ransomware worm.

#eWEEKchat Oct. 11: Trends in New-Gen Mobility, Apps, Devices

Plan to join us Oct. 11 for an #eWEEKchat about trends in new-generation mobility applications and development of applications and services.

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