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Hackers taking rootkit exploits to the next level: F-Secure (Updated)
While there has been no single major event that dominated the information security threat landscape in the last half of 2012 as in previous years, several new trends are beginning to surface that should be of concern to both general consumers and enterprises, notes a new study.  
Has Apple’s iPhone lost its mojo in SEA?
The once impregnable dominance of Apple’s iPhone may be somewhat waning in two of South-East Asia’s (SEA) most advanced smartphone markets, thanks to a confluence of factors, all of which are slowly chipping away at Apple’s market share, Edwin Yapp notes.
iPad Mini to drive small tablet segment in Malaysia: IDC
The arrival of Apple's much\-awaited iPad Mini will be a game-changer in Malaysia's tablet landscape, providing a boost for the 7-inch tablet segment, according to analyst firm IDC.
Android 'solar charging' app actually steals contact data: Symantec
Symantec said it has discovered an Android app – Android.Sumzand – that claims to convert the smartphone screen into a solar panel that can charge the battery, but actually steals contact data.
Tablet wars heating up this Fall
As Western countries prepare to end their summer season, tech companies are gearing up in the battle of the ever-increasing lucrative tablet market come Fall.
As Apple takes center stage, iPhone 5 is evolutionary, not revolutionary
While Apple’s latest iteration of its smartphone – the iPhone 5 – met the general expectations of gadget pundits and market talk, analysts were divided as to whether Apple can win the long smartphone game in this increasingly fickle consumer-driven world.  
Battle of the mobile tech giants
Mobile platforms are hitting critical mass across smartphones and tablets. In 2011, it is estimated that approximately 480 million smartphones and tablets were shipped as opposed to approximately 380 million desktop and PCs. Frost & Sullivan analysts weighs in on the battle of the mobile tech giants.
Analysts, reviewers not impressed by new Galaxy Note 10.1
As consumers in the US prepare to welcome Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 10.1, an analyst believes that the Korean giant’s stab at the tablet market will make little difference to Apple’s iPad dominance in this sector.  
Mobile phone sales down 2.3% worldwide, smartphone sales up 42.7%
Worldwide sales of mobile phones to end-users was at 419 million units in the second quarter of 2012, a 2.3% decline from the second quarter of 2011, according to Gartner Inc. Smartphone sales accounted for 36.7% of total mobile phone sales and grew 42.7% in the same period.
RIM introduces new MDM tool amid ongoing challenges
Research in Motion (RIM) has made available to Malaysian enterprises what it claims to be a cost-efficient, secure, reliable and scalable mobile device management solution (MDM) in the form of the BlackBerry Mobile Fusion Platform (MFP).
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