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Huawei says Hongmeng operating system not for smartphones, intends to continue with Android

Huawei says Hongmeng operating system not for s...

July 19, 2019 By King

BRUSSELS– Huawei board member and senior Vice President Catherine Chen said here on Thursday that the company’s Hongmeng operating system is not for smartphones and the company intends to continue to use Google’s Android operating system for its smartphones. The Hongmeng system has previously been widely reported in the media as a potential alternative to

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Microsoft thrives on Android, iOS as bet away f...

July 16, 2019 By King

In 2015, Microsoft faced a big decision. Develop its apps for Android and Apple’s iOS and make them just as strong as they were on Windows or continue with a flagging bet that Windows Phone would gain traction. Fast forward from 2015 and it’s pretty clear that Microsoft’s beyond Windows approach paid off well. Windows Phone is end

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Microsoft thrives on Android, iOS as bet away from Windows pays off
Review: LifeShield Security Advantage vs. Ring Alarm

Review: LifeShield Security Advantage vs. Ring ...

July 15, 2019 By King

Going away this summer and want to make sure all your stuff is where you left it when you return? Sure you do. That’s why I’m back with more recommendations for products to keep your family and home safe. Modern DIY security systems let you bypass the hard sales pitch and time-consuming professional installation. You can

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EMUI 10 based on Android Q to be showcased by H...

July 14, 2019 By King

Huawei will talk about EMUI 10, its next major software version after EMUI 9, at its Developer Conference on August 9. EMUI 10 will, of course, be based on Android Q. The two-day conference will give us insights into Huawei’s software plans, which is perhaps more important now than ever before. As you may be

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EMUI 10 based on Android Q to be showcased by Huawei on August 9
A developer’s guide to key storage providers

A developer’s guide to key storage providers

July 13, 2019 By King

As a developer, you specialize in code – not security. However, as DevOps continues to blend roles and responsibilities, the typical software developer has become responsible for more and more operational aspects like security. A core component of application and IoT security is code signing. Let’s start with a basic definition. Code signing is a cryptographic method used to digitally

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Microsoft is making Windows 10 passwordless

July 12, 2019 By King

Microsoft is planning to make Windows 10 PCs work without passwords. While the company has been working on removing passwords from Windows 10 and its Microsoft Accounts for a number of months now, the next major update to Windows 10 next year will go one step further. You’ll soon be able to enable a passwordless

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Microsoft is making Windows 10 passwordless
Google acquires Cloud storage firm Elastifile

Google acquires Cloud storage firm Elastifile

July 10, 2019 By King

San Francisco: Aiming to ramp up its Cloud business against marker leaders Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft, Google Cloud`s CEO Thomas Kurian has announced the acquisition of Elastifile, a provider of scalable enterprise storage for the Cloud, for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition of Elastifile is expected to be completed later this year. This

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Spotify’s lighter Android app requiring only 10...

July 9, 2019 By King

Spotify is launching the lighter version of its Android app today — dubbed Spotify Lite — that’s designed for people with smaller data plans and older devices. The 10MB app (the main Spotify app can require 100MB) ships with one major new feature: the ability to set a data limit and receive a notification when

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Spotify’s lighter Android app requiring only 10MB of storage is now available