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July 29, 2014
by sjvn01
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Google fixes Android’s Fake ID security hole

Bluebox Security, a mobile security company, has found a serious Android security hole that dates all the way back to Android 2.1. This hole, Fake ID, can be used by malware to impersonate trusted applications without any user notification. Can … Continue reading

July 17, 2014
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Who should really worry about Apple/IBM? Microsoft

Who should really worry about Apple/IBM? Microsoft

So Apple and IBM are hooking up. It’s a match made in enterprise heaven, bringing together BYOD favorites the iPhone and the iPad with enterprise apps and cloud services from IBM. It’s a win for Apple, which finally gets some … Continue reading

March 11, 2014
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Microsoft brings Office 365 data to Android apps

Microsoft brings Office 365 data to Android apps

Just the other day, I gave five reasons why Microsoft should embrace Android for its smartphone operating system. Little did I know that on that same day Microsoft Open Technologies would open source the Office 365 Software Development Kit (SDK) … Continue reading