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App stores gaining ground in emerging markets: Ovum
App stores are gaining ground in the emerging markets of Asia Pacific, the Middle East, South and Central America and Africa as smartphone penetration increases and users seek a richer experience on their mobile devices, says analyst firm Ovum.
TaxiMonger scraps driver subscription and upfront customer fees
TaxiMonger, after two months of public beta testing and another two months of commercialization, has decided to scrap the monthly subscription fee for drivers as well as the upfront payment customers had to pay for booking a ride, and has also integrated some new features.
‘Apple has its head in the sand’
The continuing adoption of iPads in the enterprise space has created a new weak link in security which Apple Inc continues to downplay or ignore. Dr James Lyne, director of technology strategy at Sophos, does not mince words, saying, ‘When it comes to security, Apple has its head in the sand.’
Slew of stuff from Sophos, from freebies to Twitter malware alert
UK-based security specialist Sophos Inc has released new products, including a free antivirus app for Android devices, and also warned about a new Twitter malware spreading like wildfire.
Mobile and Android malware threats continue to rise
Mobile malware continues to rise in the Asia Pacific region as smartphones, especially Android-based devices, are so popular, according to the ‘Q2 APAC Threat Landscape’ report released recently by security specialist Trend Micro Inc.
Groupon Malaysia gets on Android
Groupon Malaysia has launched its official mobile application for Android smartphones, which the company said allows shoppers to buy, manage and redeem Groupons on the go.
Security top concern in age of mobility: Trend Micro
Trend Micro Inc said it has seen Android-based smartphones suffer from increasing cybercriminal attacks and more enterprises exposed to malicious IT threats due to the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend.
The ‘hidden’ Microsoft comes to the Surface
Last week, Microsoft unveiled two tablets powered by its upcoming Windows 8 OS that largely wowed a skeptical tech audience, throwing the gauntlet not only at Apple and Google, but also at its own OEM partners.
Android 4.0 now available for Huawei MediaPad
Upgrade includes support for SMS and voice-call features Device sells for RM1,299 in Malaysia
Mobile malware threats on the rise
THREATS on the mobile platform are increasing in complexity and volume, security specialist Trend Micro Inc said in unveiling its Q1 2012 Asia Pacific security roundup report.
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