Mobile Apps

Large number of mobile apps may be vulnerable to hacking – Help Net Security

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[ad_1] A team of cybersecurity researchers has discovered that a large number of mobile apps contain hardcoded secrets allowing others to access private data or block content provided by users. Hidden behaviors within the app The study’s findings: that the apps on mobile phones might have hidden or harmful behaviors about which end users know little to nothing, said Zhiqiang …

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Study Suggests How to Contain Coronavirus Spread and Avoid Lockdowns by Widespread Use of Mobile App Contact Tracing – Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

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[ad_1] Web A team of medical researchers and bioethicists at Oxford University has outlined the feasibility of using digital contact tracing via mobile phone apps as a way of quickly alerting people who have been in contact with newly diagnosed coronavirus patients to self isolate. The researchers say that if widely used, such apps could help to significantly slow the …

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European organization launches to oversee coronavirus, contact-tracking mobile apps – ZDNet

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[ad_1] European scientists have launched a collaborative scheme to create mobile apps useful in tracking the spread of COVID-19.  As first reported by Reuters, on Wednesday, 130 scientists, academics, and technology experts will come together to formally launch the Pan-European Privacy Preserving Proximity Tracing (PEPP-PT) initiative. PEPP-PT, due to be incorporated as a non-profit in Switzerland, will focus on the …

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Redesigned Yammer mobile apps now available for iOS and Android – MSPoweruser – MSPoweruser

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[ad_1] [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2JeLcmz26Uw?feature=oembed&w=1140&h=641] Back in 2019, Microsoft first revealed that it is working on a redesigned Yammer experience. Today, Microsoft announced that the new Yammer experience is now available on iOS and Android platforms. The new Yammer mobile app is designed is based on Microsoft Fluent design language, so you can notice the consistency when moving between other Microsoft mobile and web apps. It also …

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Some mobile phone apps may contain hidden behaviors that users never see – Tech Xplore

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[ad_1] A team of cybersecurity researchers has found that some apps have hidden “backdoor” secrets that could make them vulnerable to hacking. Credit: Rami Al-zayat on Unsplash A team of cybersecurity researchers has discovered that a large number of cell phone applications contain hardcoded secrets allowing others to access private data or block content provided by users. The study’s findings: …

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Google is no. 1 in mobile apps advertising – TechRepublic

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[ad_1] AppsFlyer’s 10th Performance Index attributes Google’s success to its domination on Android, cites Facebook as an iOS standout, notes developers’ greater awareness about app install fraud, and more. For the first time since global attribution company AppsFlyer’s Performance Index’s 2015 guide, Google was number one in Power Ranking, which measures both quantity and quality of app installs and is …

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Immersal maps Helsinki in city-scale AR using crowdsourcing mobile app – VentureBeat

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[ad_1] Last year, U.K.-based Scape showed off a city-scale AR mapping solution that promised to let mobile devices tap into 3D maps and persistent, cloud-stored digital assets ranging from AR guidance to advertisements — ambitious technology that led Facebook to acquire Scape last month. Now Finland’s Immersal is spotlighting its competing city-scale AR mapping solution, which uses a mobile app and …

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Tips for a Successful Mobile App Launch – Business 2 Community

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[ad_1] Launching a mobile app can be a daunting task. To make the process easier, we’ve compiled our key tips and strategies to help make your launch seamless and successful. Have anything to add to the list? Let us know in the comments below. Determine high-level strategic details This might seem like a no-brainer, but you’d be surprised by the …

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This Week in Apps: Apple launches a COVID-19 app, the outbreak’s impact on social and video apps and more – TechCrunch

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[ad_1] Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry saw a record 204 billion downloads and $120 billion in consumer spending in 2019, according to App Annie’s “State of Mobile” annual report. People are now spending …

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