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mbed – Everything you need to know

by: Gary SimsMay 7, 2015
ARM's mbed platform offers a cost effective way for hobbyists and developers to get access to its range of microcontrollers. Here is what you need to know!
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How to hide your API Key in Android

by: Godfrey NolanMay 6, 2015
If your Android app uses a third party web service with an API key, where should you store that API key, so that hackers can't high-jack your account.
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Should we be worried about Android app permissions?

by: Simon HillApril 10, 2015
Are we unwittingly giving away our private data when we accept Android app permissions? Why don't we have more fine-grained control? What are these apps actually doing with our personal information?
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Where is the best place to store a password in your Android app

by: Godfrey NolanMarch 31, 2015
Storing personal information inside an Android app can be a security risk, but sometimes it is necessary. So, where is the best place to store passwords?
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iOS is losing enterprise marketshare, but Android still can’t beat it

by: Edgar CervantesAugust 12, 2014
While the Android platform is #1 in the consumer market (and the world), some would say you haven't won unless you can take over enterprise.
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Is G+ native app’s camera feature an invasion of your privacy?

by: Donovan ColbertJuly 15, 2014
The latest version of Google+ recently introduced a new feature that gives you a look at the live view of your camera each and every time you go to make a post. Could this potentially be an invasion of privacy?
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Next on Samsung’s security feature list: retina scans

by: J. Angelo RacomaJuly 13, 2014

Mobile devices are increasingly becoming personal and ubiquitous — which means you’re probably carrying more personal information on your smartphone than your wallet. This comes with a host of security issues, of course. If you lose your smartphone or tablet, then whoever picks it up might be able to glean a lot of information about you, to the extent that your device can be a potential threat to the security of your identity.

You lock your phone anyway, you say? But a Consumer Reports survey done earlier this year indicates that only a third of Americans bother to lock their devices with at least a four-digit PIN. Most don’t even bother with a [...]

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AT&T offers customers one year of free credit monitoring

by: William Neilson JrJune 19, 2014
AT&T is therefore offering those customers one year of free credit monitoring to help with any identity theft issues. The letter by AT&T was posted by the California's Office of the Attorney General.
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88% of UK residents believe that their phones are tapped

by: William Neilson JrJune 17, 2014
The OnePoll study found that nine in ten people believe that the government was listening to their phone conversations.
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What’s ARM’s role in the Internet of Things?

by: Rob TriggsJune 16, 2014

ARM may be well known for spearheading processor development for our favourite mobile devices, but the company also offers a wide range of processors for many other applications. Wearables look set to be the next big range of smart devices, but increasingly we’re seeing other pieces of technology make use of microprocessors and wireless communication technologies.

While the fully connected world of the Internet of Things (IoT) is still a way away, an increasing number of devices are being built which can communicate with each other, either via wireless connections, like Bluetooth, or through the World Wide Web.

IoT, a market set to [...]
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