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Google pushed developers to fix security flaws in 275,000 Android apps

Over the past two years, Google has convinced developers to patch security issues in over 275,000 Android apps hosted on its official app store.

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5 new and noteworthy features in iOS Evernote

Evernote 8.0, just released for all iOS devices, declutters the app's interface and makes it easier to create different types of notes, among other enhancements. But the app's stylus support still leaves something to be desired.

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Interactive inauguration map would help crowds visiting Washington

Users can access the map wirelessly with smartphones and tablets.

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App Store prices will be higher in the U.K. to reflect post-Brexit exchange rates

Apple also increased app prices in India, Turkey, Romania and Russia.

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Sensitive access tokens and keys found in hundreds of Android apps

A new study performed by cybersecurity firm Fallible on 16,000 Android applications revealed that around 2,500 had API keys and access tokens for third-party services hard-coded into them.

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10 Evernote tips to organize your info in 2017

Whether you're an Evernote newbie or a proud power user, these 10 tips can elevate your digital note-taking to a new level of productivity.

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Crate and Barrel works to balance online and offline sales

Even as more people shop online, Crate and Barrel says it's not ready to give up on brick-and-mortar stores.

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Snapchat just got way easier to use thanks to a new search bar

Confused by Snapchat? This app update is designed to simplify snapping.

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WhatsApp vulnerability could expose messages to prying eyes, report claims

A vulnerability in the popular messaging service WhatsApp could allow Facebook to read supposedly encrypted messages.

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Apple must face claims of monopoly in iPhone app market

An appeals court has ruled that Apple must face antitrust charges in a lawsuit that alleges that the company monopolized the market for iPhone apps.

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Security tops app services priority list

Organizations are increasingly deploying application services to keep their applications humming, and for the first time, they are prioritizing security services over availability services.

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EU wants to regulate WhatsApp and Skype like carriers

The European Commission wants to extend electronic communications privacy legislation to include Internet-based communications services such as Skype, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Google Duo, Apple iMessage, and Viber.

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Fitbit app now offers guided Fitstar workouts

Fitbit's updated mobile app now provides recommendations for workouts via the companion Fitstar app, but some features are only available to subscribers.

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Amazon.com's Alexa now lets you order wings

Wingstop has launched a voice-based ordering service that leverages Alexa, Amazon.com’s popular virtual assistant technology that’s seeing momentum across several sectors.

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Why did Apple remove the NYTimes app in China?

If Apple doesn't stand up to censorship of the internet in China, who will?

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Starbucks gets personal with virtual baristas as part of AI push

The coffee company is joining the likes of Domino’s Pizza, Amazon.com and several other companies in launching virtual assistant technology to in hopes of a more personalized customer experience.

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Apple removes the New York Times app in China following government request

Citing Chinese regulations, Apple has removed the newspaper's iOS apps in mainland China.

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Facebook and Google dominate list of most popular apps (again)

The eight most popular mobile apps in the United States are made by two tech giants. Facebook and Google dominated the app market in 2017 and continued a duopoly that's existed for years.

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