Joined22 November 2013
Tycoon Ransomware
A sophisticated strain of ransomware called Tycoon has been selectively targeting education and software companies since December 2019, according to a joint report released this week by BlackBerry and KPMG's UK Cyber Response Services.
A US federal judge has rejected Huawei's constitutional challenge to a US law that restricted its ability to do business with federal agencies and their contractors, ruling that Huawei does not have grounds to sue the U.S. government.
Verizon and Samsung plan to bring one of the first commercial 5G smartphones to market in the first half of 2019. The companies will unveil a proof of concept, powered by the upcoming flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile Platform with the Snapdragon X50 5G NR modem and antenna modules with integrated RF transceiver, RF front-end and antenna elements, at the annual Qualcomm Snapdragon Technology Summit in Maui this week.
Pareteum Corporation and iPass, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Pareteum will acquire iPass in an all-stock transaction whereby iPass shareholders will receive 1.17 shares of Pareteum common stock in an exchange offer.
When it was first demoed at last year’s Samsung Developer Conference in San Francisco, Linux on DeX generated significant buzz within the developer community by presenting a simple and convenient way to use Samsung DeX to build apps within a Linux development environment.
Apple TestFlight
Apple is now rolling Public Links for developers, allowing them to more easily get valuable feedback on their apps before releasing them on the App Store for iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. Developers can simply enable a public link for their app in App Store Connect that leads to an invitation to test in TestFlight. Share the link to let anyone discover the beta version of your app.
Dell has announced that it has reached an agreement with its Special Committee of independent directors to exchange the outstanding Class V tracking stock for Class C common stock of Dell Technologies or an optional cash election. Dell Technologies Class C common stock will become publicly listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
Google has released Google Podcasts, a standalone app meant to provide you with all of your favorite podcasts right at your fingertips. There are also recommendation algorithms in the app, which will recommend content based on the podcasts you already listen to.
Microsoft Github
Microsoft today announced it has reached an agreement to acquire GitHub. Together, the two companies will empower developers to achieve more at every stage of the development lifecycle, accelerate enterprise use of GitHub, and bring Microsoft’s developer tools and services to new audiences.
Sequans Communications has announced that Verizon has certified its Monarch SiP all-in-one, LTE-M/NB-IoT connectivity solution. Monarch SiP (system-in-package) integrates Sequans’ Monarch LTE baseband platform with an RF front-end module in the world’s smallest form factor.
The ZTE Axon M is coming to the UK, bringing its two 5.2-inch displays, one of which folds out from the rear of the device. The Axon M has been available in the US since November, but Vodafone UK has now confirmed that the device will be available in the UK "soon".
Google has announced a new suite of tools called Chrome Enterprise, giving companies a cost-effective solution that gives them the flexibility and control to keep their employees connected.
The existing Tizen SDK was released in accordance with the Tizen platform. Since there was an SDK program for each platform, this meant developers had to install several SDK programs if they wished to develop for several platforms.
Cyanogen today announced at Mobile World Congress the launch of MODâ„¢, an integrated mobile platform that is going to change the way users, developers, OEMs, and MNOs build and interact with their mobile devices.
LogMeIn today announced that it has agreed to acquire LastPass, the popular single-sign-on (SSO) and password management service. LastPass will immediately bolster LogMeIn's position in the multi-billion dollar identity and access management (IAM) market.
Microsoft has unveiled the new Surface Book — a powerful, high-performance laptop with stunning craftsmanship and incredibly accurate and responsive pen and touch support.
In the U.S., T-Mobile has announced the launch of 'T-Mobile Video Calling'. T-Mobile Video Calling works from your smartphone’s dialer. There’s no need to search out, download, configure and register additional apps.
An SDK for the mobile pre-release of the Tizen 2.4 beta has been officially released for developers. Tizen 2.4 comes with many new features including the Application Background Policy which restricts CPU resources for background application processes.
Samsung has announced the launch of the first Tizen powered smartphone for Nepal, the Samsung Z1. Built on the lightweight Tizen platform, it delivers a faster boot time and quick access to apps, along with enhanced web performance.
The curtain lifts on the BlackBerry Classic today at an event in New York City for the media, analysts and some customers. Chief executive John Chen will kick off the event by delivering a keynote speech about the device at 10 a.m. ET.
The Tizen Association are sending out more imedia invites with the offer of seeing a exclusive preview of the latest Tizen and the opportunity to learn about the major milestones that have been achieved by the Tizen project since MWC 2013 a year earlier.
Security is paramount to BlackBerry and it's something that it's reputation hangs on. RIM not only takes security into account at the highest level but also at the very lowest level. Deep in the heart of the BlackBerry 10 OS is a list of 106 passwords