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Certifi-gate flaw in Android remote support tool exploited by screen recording app

An application hosted in Google Play until yesterday took advantage for months of a flaw in the TeamViewer remote support tool for Android in order to enable screen recording on older devices.

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How Facebook engineers conquer elusive app memory leaks

Facebook reveals techniques it used to reduced the number of elusive memory errors that would crash its iOS app

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Leaked Uber investor presentation shows 2015 bookings totaling almost $11 billion

The money Uber is taking in from booked rides will increase threefold this year to around $10.8 billion, according to an investor presentation that Reuters obtained.

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Microsoft fires back at Google with Bing contextual search on Android

"Snapshots on Tap" echoes a feature coming with the next version of Android.

Uber failed to screen out criminals from its drivers, prosecutors say

Uber has failed to screen out criminals from its drivers, prosecutors allege, including 25 drivers who had been convicted of crimes including murder, sex offenses, kidnapping, and assault.

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Another Uber driver sues, claiming unpaid wages

A California man who drives for Uber has sued the company in federal court, claiming he's owed unpaid wages under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.


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Mozilla offers app to create Web pages on smartphones

It's for Android devices and available currently in four languages: Bengali, Brazilian Portuguese, English and Indonesian

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Pitching to President Obama: What 3 tech startups tried at White House Demo Day

President Barack Obama hosted more than 30 startups at the first-ever White House Demo Day, including a language-learning mobile app, a smart teddy bear named Jerry and a baby monitor that measures vital signs.

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Updates strengthen ties between Microsoft Outlook and other Office iOS apps

Changes give iPhone and iPad users an easier way to share and edit documents through email.

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You can now send Twitter DMs that are way longer than 140 characters

Twitter opens the floodgates: expanding the DM character limit from 140 characters to 10,000.

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IBM Watson could be your Fantasy Football secret weapon, for a price

The supercomputer and one-time Jeopardy champion puts its analytical skills to work by summing up the buzz on NFL stars.

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Facebook said to be prepping Twitter-like news app for mobile

Facebook is reportedly creating a news app that delivers breaking news to users from partner news sources.

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Microsoft begins private beta of Skype for Business apps for iOS, Android

Microsoft begins sending out invitations to try out the new iOS and Android apps.