Android

102 billion downloads from app stores this year: Gartner
Mobile app stores will see annual downloads reach 102 billion in 2013, up from 64 billion in 2012, according to Gartner Inc. Total revenue in 2013 will reach US$26 billion, up from US$18 billion in 2012.
First-ever case of mobile trojan spreading via ‘alien’ botnets
Over the last three months Kaspersky Lab analysts have been investigating how the Obad.a trojan, a malicious app for Android, is being distributed. It transpires that for the first time in the history of mobile cybercrime, a trojan is being spread using botnets controlled by other criminal groups.
Mobile advertising growing, needs new approaches: Google
Mobile advertising has been touted as a huge untapped opportunity for advertisers worldwide, but its potential has been impeded by several factors, including the limitation of device screen size, the lack of rich-media devices to support such advertisements, and a non-‘mobile first’ mindset.
New version of Sophos’ free Android security app
Sophos has introduced the latest version of its free Android security app, Sophos Mobile Security 3.0, its full-featured mobile security and antivirus application.
Will the ‘REV’ tablet turbocharge Cuscapi’s F&B business?
F&B solutions expert Cuscapi is pinning its high-growth strategy on a custom-built tablet, hoping the business will eventually pave the way for its move from the ACE Market to Bursa Malaysia.
Android ‘Master Key’ vulnerability affects 99% of devices
The new vulnerability in Android phones, codenamed ‘Master Key,’ allows installed apps to be modified without the user being aware, and has existed since version 1.6 of the mobile operating system, according to Trend Micro Inc.
Juniper: Mobile threats more rampant as attackers become more ‘entrepreneurial’
Juniper Networks has released its third annual Mobile Threats Report, showing the rapid growth and evolution of mobile malware into a profitable business for attackers.
Maxis ties up with Symantec to secure users’ Android devices
Maxis Berhad has partnered partner with global security software company Symantec to offer Norton Mobile Security, which would allow Maxis subscribers to protect their Android devices from digital threats and enable them to remotely locate, lock and even wipe data from a lost or stolen device.
BlackBerry secures iOS and Android in the enterprise
BlackBerry has announced the availability of a new security solution that it claims separates work and personal apps and data on iOS and Android devices.
Penang is regional engineering centre for Clarion
Together with Japan and China, Penang is a unique part of the Clarion group, with the full integration of services from manufacturing to technology development, sales and marketing being based here.
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