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Android news and kids apps contain the most third-party trackers

An academic study of nearly one million Android applications reveals that most apps contain third-party tracking code, and that “news apps and apps targeted at children appear to be amongst the worst in terms of the number of third-party trackers associated with them.” The University of Oxford research consisted of a team of academics downloading 959,426 Android apps from the… Read more →

Time to marry DevOps, Agile and Lean IT, advocates urge

There have been three great movements shaping the information technology landscape. There is Agile, which emphasizes collaboration in software development; Lean IT, which promotes delivering software faster, better and cheaper; and DevOps, which seeks to align software development with continuous delivery. Photo: Joe McKendrick (The folks at CapGemini provide a helpful overview of the distinctions between Agile, Lean IT, and… Read more →

Running out of iPhone storage space? Here are some tips to help you free up some space

Master iOS 12.1 with these tips and tricks iOS 12 is home to dozens of new features and ways to do things, and it can be hard, even a little overwhelming at times, trying to find what’s new let. Fear not! Here is a rundown of some of … Source Article from out of iPhone storage space? Here are… Read more →

Alibaba sees opportunities amidst trade tensions as cloud revenue climbs 90 percent

Alibaba Group’s cloud computing business continues on its growth momentum, clocking a 90 percent spike in revenue for the company’s second fiscal quarter, fuelled by higher value-added services and customer growth. The Chinese internet giant said cloud revenue reached US$825 million for the quarter, during which it introduced more than 600 products and features across various areas such as big… Read more →

Target Black Friday ad includes $250 iPad mini 4, $120 Chromebook deals

Apple iPad deals from Target’s Black Friday ad Amid pages of HDTV specials, a few deals stand out for PC and tablet buyers from Target’s just-leaked Black Friday ad. These include iPad sales nestled among other Apple products on an inside page where not too long ago they would have been trumpeted on the front cover. read this Black Friday… Read more →

Two botnets are fighting over control of thousands of unsecured Android devices

Two botnet gangs are fighting to take control over as many unsecured Android devices as they can to use their resources and mine cryptocurrency behind owners’ backs. The turf war between these two botnets –one named Fbot and the other named Trinity– has been going on for at least a month if we’re to combine the various clues from reports… Read more →