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Apple CEO rejects notion of iOS-powered laptops

Tim Cook dismisses idea of imitating Microsoft's Surface Book with a laptop that runs Apple's mobile OS

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Google engineers craft a Dart framework for iOS and Android

The UI framework uses its own rendering engine to draw widgets


How a mobile app company found the XcodeGhost in the machine

Apple will face increasingly clever attempts to sneak malware into the App Store

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Blocking apps? There's a smarter way to manage mobile

To safeguard data, too many IT organizations use a chainsaw rather than a scalpel. Here's how you should be managing cloud storage access


Hivemapper, a flight guide for drone pilots

Hivemapper takes the video signal from your drone and superimposes onto it details of buildings and points of interest nearby. And if you get too close to those buildings, it also serves up a warning that you might be about to hit...

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Apple wages battle to keep App Store malware-free

Growing number of suspicious mobile apps threatens to taint the App Store's years-long reputation as being high quality and malware free

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Many US enterprises still running XcodeGhost-infected Apple apps, FireEye says

A new version of XcodeGhost has also appeared that tries to defeat defenses built into iOS 9

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RoboVM Java-to-iOS dev tool no longer open source

RoboVM says competitors were leveraging the technology but making no meaningful contributions in return

Winner claimed in $1 million iOS 9 hacking contest

Bug bounty firm Zerodium will make the vulnerability information available to its customers

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iPad Pro FAQ: Everything you need to know about Apple's 12.9-inch mega tablet

The iPad Pro was built with serious productivity in mind. Meet the most powerful iOS device ever.

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iPhone owners sue Apple for Wi-Fi Assist data usage in iOS 9

In a complaint filed Oct. 23, William and Suzanne Phillips charged that Apple did not notify iPhone owners that the upgrade to iOS 9 included the Wi-Fi Assist feature, designed to switch to a cellular connection if a local Wi-Fi...

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Cisco fixes iOS 9 compatibility issue that blocked some VPNs

Split-tunnel AnyConnect VPNs again handle DNS resolution properly, restoring access to server resources

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Apple can't and won't give governments back door into new iPhones

The company told a federal judge that iPhones running iOS 8 or later are impossible to unlock

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Tableau's new Vizable app puts analytics at your fingertips

The free iPad app gives users sophisticated analytics capabilities by pinching, swiping, and dragging

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Office 365 collaboration: Confusion reigns across platforms

Microsoft releases components for its cross-platform tools willy-nilly, so it's hard to actually deploy them

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Apple pulls iOS apps mining your iPhone for private data

The affected apps were using an advertising software kit that sneakily collected your email address and a list of all the apps you used

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iOS still does app privacy better than Android

Android Marshmallow finally lets you control app access to personal data and services, but not as easily as iOS does

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Objective-C plummets in popularity

The venerable language for Apple development is losing ground, perhaps with a nudge from Swift

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