News tagged with mobile app

Don't let personal data escape your smartphone

(Phys.org) —Two EPFL researchers have developed an application that automatically secures shared information on a mobile phone. The Android app should be available in late summer 2014.

Mar 26, 2014
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Researchers launch new FaceFries app

Want fries with your social media? That's a question Simon Fraser University researcher Steve DiPaola, co-creator of a new app, is asking with the launch of FaceFries.

Mar 19, 2014
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Pocket diagnosis

A new app which turns any smartphone into a portable medical diagnostic device could help in the fight against diseases including HIV, tuberculosis and malaria in the developing world.

Mar 19, 2014
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Software analyzes apps for malicious behavior

Last year at the end of July the Russian software company "Doctor Web" detected several malicious apps in the app store "Google Play". Downloaded on a smartphone, the malware installed—without the permission ...

Mar 07, 2014
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Promise and peril in an ultra-connected world

(AP)—We're in the beginning of a world in which everything is connected to the Internet and with one another, while powerful yet relatively cheap computers analyze all that data for ways to improve lives.

Mar 02, 2014
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WhatsApp has everything Facebook needs to survive

Facebook has made a play for the mobile market by buying WhatsApp in what should be seen as a significant sign of the times. Desktop computing is the past and mobile access is the future. Facebook knows th ...

Feb 21, 2014
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Mobile apps shake up world of dating

Looking to meet women, 20-year-old US college student Leland turned to mobile phone app Tinder, after a friend told him about his own successful exploits.

Feb 13, 2014
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