Archive for March, 2011

The Google Kill Switch

Google flipped the app kill switch this weekend, removing 58 apps that had been downloaded to over 250,000 phones.  This is part of the 21 they removed before. They say now there were 58 applications. So, late Saturday night, Google flipped the switch that is able to remove the apps from the phones they were […]

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Top 10 Stories and Succinct Spiels

This week had some pretty interesting developments!  From the iPad2, an Android Trojan, and early press blitzes from SXSW.  It’s Friday, I’m behind on my projects, and I broke one of my data classes last night.  So after a quick firewall fix, I’m heads down. However, here’s some of the stuff that caught my eye: […]

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The Apple App store and the Android Malware scare of 2011

Apple can come under a lot of criticism for their seemingly arbitrary practices when it comes to approving an app for the Apple app store.  They’ve provided little feedback to developers on occasion, prompting the lonely blog posts and begging for help in forums. However, if you step back and look at it, Apple tends […]

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