Topic: iphone

Report: Attacks on enterprise mobile devices, apps on the rise

MobileIron released its second edition of the Mobile Security and Risk Review 2016 today as a way to bring awareness to the challenges enterprises have with protecting their data on mobile apps and devices. The review also highlights the increase in mobile attacks and how enterprises are failing to take adequate measures to protect their … continue reading

BlackBerry to ditch its Classic smartphone

BlackBerry has finally decided to part ways with the BlackBerry Classic, the company’s iconic keyboard device. According to the company, while the smartphone has been part of the BlackBerry portfolio for many years, it has run its course and can no longer keep up with today’s market. The company will now focus its efforts on … continue reading

Scratch Blocks, Univa announces Navops Command, and Mozilla request to intervene denied—SD Times news digest: May 18, 2016

Young learners can now design and program creative interfaces with a new generation of graphical programming blocks, named Scratch Blocks. Google announced a collaboration with the MIT Media Lab’s Scratch Team, and released today an open-source developer preview of Scratch Blocks, which builds on the company’s Blockly technology. Scratch Blocks focuses on creating new software … continue reading

NASA robot lands at CSAIL, FBI keeps iPhone hack a secret, Apple open-sources CareKit—SD Times news digest: April 28, 2016

The 300-pound humanoid robot that NASA wants to use for space exploration has arrived at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) this week. Researchers at CSAIL, led by CSAIL principal investigator Russ Tedrake will program their new “Valkyrie” robot to autonomously perform challenging tasks that would allow it to replace or help astronauts … continue reading

Apple’s sales decline as a result of lacking ‘self-cannibalism’

This week, Apple released a report that showed that its first decline in revenue in 13 years. Sources said part of the decline is because of fewer new products, iPhone sales slowing down, and the company’s lack of “cannibalism.” According to the company’s report, Apple’s quarterly revenue is US$50.6 billion and its quarterly net income … continue reading

Dropbox’s Project Infinite, New Android 6.0 mechanisms, and Apple sees revenue decline—SD Times news digest: April 26, 2016

Today Dropbox showcased a new technology preview called Project Infinite. The goal of this project is to reimagine how people find, access and collaborate with large amounts of data, according to a Dropbox blog post. Most users work on devices with limited storage capacity, said the company, and when people work in teams, getting secure … continue reading

EFF files lawsuit against DOJ, Intel to cut 11% of workforce, and Google.com might be dangerous—SD Times news digest: April 20, 2016

The Justice Department is seeing another lawsuit, this filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). It filed a Freedom of Information lawsuit to determine whether the government has used secret court orders to force technology companies to decrypt their customers’ private communications, according to an EFF announcement. The lawsuit against the DOJ states that it … continue reading

Report: FBI hacked into encrypted iPhone, and Apple wants to know how

The Apple and FBI battle over the encrypted iPhone was believed to be over when the FBI announced on Monday that it managed to unlock the San Bernardino shooter’s phone. But Apple wants to know how the agency was able to get through its security features, and so the battle continues. The Los Angeles Times … continue reading

The state of mobile: Exciting times, exploding choices

These days, everyone has a best friend: Their smartphone. “On the Web, personalization is a constant struggle, whereas on mobile it’s pretty accurate,” said Nancy Hua, cofounder and CEO of Apptimize, a mobile A/B testing platform. “You know everything they’ve ever done. You also know their context at that moment: Are they on the go? … continue reading

Analyst View: Microsoft and the new market realities

Microsoft releases SQL Server for Linux. Microsoft joins the Eclipse Foundation. Microsoft strikes a deep partnership with Red Hat. Microsoft open-sources .NET and C#. Microsoft releases Office for iOS. At this point we should collectively let our jaws rise to their natural closed position and understand that the game has changed. The reality is that … continue reading

The EFF files amicus brief in favor of Apple

Multiple technology companies have been offering support to Apple during the FBI encrypted iPhone dispute, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation is among the many organizations that disagree with the government’s request to break into an iPhone. Yesterday, the EFF filed an amicus brief in support of Apple’s fight against the court order. The brief is … continue reading

Analyst View: The anticipated birth of iGlass

There was an interesting note put out by Gene Munster, the financial analyst most famous for being very prophetic with regard to Apple. He argues that Apple’s moves toward virtual reality, mixed reality and a 3D interface show that it is planning to make the iPhone obsolete. Your iPhone isn’t at risk now, but we … continue reading

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