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Apple is obviously a cult (and Samsung isn't), says cultural historian

Technically Incorrect: From the huge doors of Apple Stores to the architecture that generally makes you feel small, Apple shows many characteristics of a clever sect. So says an intellectual.

By September 27, 2015


Android now scans apps for malware after installation

Google's Verify Apps malware protection for Android is rolling out an update that will constantly monitor apps for suspicious behaviour.

By April 13, 2014


Android Bouncer boots out 40 per cent of malware

Google has confirmed its use of a service named Bouncer that's apparently rid the Android app market of 40 per cent of malware.

By February 3, 2012


Google failing to protect you from bad BBM apps, experts say

With multiple fake BBM apps in the official Android app store, security experts have condemned Google's failure to clean up its act.

By October 17, 2013


The bar that won't let you in unless you're a Facebook friend

A Stockton, Calif., bar owner is fed up with undesirables. So he won't let you in after 9 p.m. unless he's already vetted you on Facebook.

By August 23, 2013


Google races to close Android loophole that hijacks any app

Google has scrambled to close a security loophole in Android that could have allowed hackers to hijack any app and turn it into malware.

By July 9, 2013


Jay-Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail targeted by fake app

Hacktivists create a fake version of the app for new Jay-Z album Magna Carta Holy Grail to comment on government surveillance.

By July 5, 2013


Prince: An iPhone? Hell, no

The famous and very pretty musician expresses disdain for the idea of even owning a cell phone. Can this truly be?

By July 5, 2013


Android apps with BadNews malware downloaded by millions

Malware dubbed BadNews has been discovered in Android app market Google Play and downloaded millions of times.

By April 22, 2013


HTC One delay due to diss by suppliers

The struggling smartphone maker is no longer in the cool-kids club in the eyes of component suppliers, which means consumers have to wait to join the party.

By March 19, 2013