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Detecting and blocking leaky Android apps

Nine times out of ten, that Android app is connecting to multiple internet destinations without your knowledge, more than half of them require access to the sensitive, personal information on your mobile device in order to ...

dateMay 22, 2015 in Software
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Unsavory hits the App Store and Google Play

Almost 90 percent of restaurant workers in the United States do not have access to paid sick days. Unsavory, a new mobile game available for iOS and Android lets players take the role of these workers preparing food to see ...

dateMay 19, 2015 in Software
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Artbot app engineers the discovery of art

Is it possible to engineer the discovery of art? In 2013, two graduate students in MIT's School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS) set out to answer that question, and today, thanks to their ...

dateMay 14, 2015 in Software
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Combatting counterfeiting using QR codes

QR security codes, developed by the start-up ScanTrust, make it possible to authenticate and locate goods using a smartphone application. Housed in the Innovation Park at EPFL, the company has developed a ...

dateMay 06, 2015 in Software
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Microsoft opens Windows 10 to Apple, Android apps

Microsoft hopes to get more people using the next version of its Windows software on all kinds of devices by giving them access to many of the same apps they're already using on Apple or Android phones.

Energy-tracking app encourages sustainable behaviors

For a generation motivated by technology and fast-moving information, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has created an energy-tracking app to make reducing day-to-day energy usage more accessible.

How the first smart shopping mall in Europe works

Researchers from Zendos Tecnología and the IMDEA Networks Institute have developed an innovative tool to analyze the behavior of customers and visitors to shopping malls. The result is a technological platform called Ubicua ...

OrangeSec pair said Cortana visited Android

Can, did, Cortana work on Android? A talked-about act at droidcon 2015: a presentation titled "Cracking Cortana." The OrangeSec team arrived at the Turin, Italy, event to show their work in a CortanaProxy ...

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