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Android users are more loyal than those on iOS, study says

Android user loyalty is higher than iOS users, according to new research from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP). The study also says Android and iOS loyalty has remained steady since early 2016, and has now reached the highest levels yet. Android loyalty was 89 to 91 percent, and iOS loyalty was 85 to 88 percent from January 2016 through December… Read more →

Grab to buy Uber’s southeast Asia business: Report

Ride-hailing service Grab is close to finalizing a deal to acquire Uber’s southeast Asia business as early as this week or next, according to Bloomberg. The proposed deal reportedly sees Grab buying Uber’s business in certain markets. In turn, Uber will take as much as a 20 percent stake in Singapore-based Grab, Financial Times’ sources said. Grab and Uber haven’t… Read more →

​Linux beats legal threat from one of its own developers

Video: Torvalds unimpressed with DRM, GPLv3 The rising tension between IoT and ERP systems The Internet of Things is the new frontier. However, generations of ERP systems were not designed to handle global networks of sensors and devices. Read More In a German court earlier this week, former Linux developer Patrick McHardy gave up on his Gnu General Public License… Read more →

Google moves to build web standards based on AMP lessons

Google on Wednesday said it’s hoping to transform web standards by applying the lessons learned from its Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) framework. “We are taking what we learned from AMP, and are working on web standards that will allow instant loading for non-AMP web content,” Malte Ubl, Tech Lead for the AMP Project at Google, explained in a blog post…. Read more →

Microsoft to drop Outlook on the Web mobile apps for iOS, Android by mid-May

This week, Microsoft officials announced the “retirement” of its Outlook on the Web mobile apps for iPhone, iPad and Android. Outlook on the Web — the latest Microsoft name for what it originally called (and calls in the March 7 blog post) “Outlook Web Apps” — are being replaced by the native Outlook apps for iOS and Android devices. Here’s… Read more →

Add a $400 all-in-one printer to your office for $125

ZDNet’s Business Bargain Hunter scours the web for great deals on computers, phones, services and much more. Prices and availability are accurate at the time deals are shared. Some products and services may not be available outside the U.S. Follow BBH on Facebook and Twitter, where he’s known as The Cheapskate. Canon It’ll be a cold day in hell before… Read more →

Android OS updates: Why the latest doesn’t mean the greatest

Video: What the Samsung Galaxy S9 offers for professionals There are plenty of articles discussing the widespread distribution of different versions of Android and comparing this diversity with Apple iOS. While it would be great if Android could mirror Apple, in terms of OS updates, receiving a yearly update to Android is perfectly acceptable for major manufacturers and may actually… Read more →