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Report finds iOS apps riskier than Android apps

A study from Appthority of security and risky behavior in mobile apps yields some concerning results.

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For the Bitcoin app builder comes a toolkit from BitPay

An open-source library makes it easier for developers to connect to the Bitcoin network.

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Use apps to turn your Twitter feed into a spoiler-free zone

Are the people in your social media sphere yammering on about House of Cards or the Winter Olympics before you've had a chance to watch? We've looked at some apps that can silence them until you can get to a TV.

on techhive.com

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Askem likely to be Windows Phone's next social app

Microsoft invests in Askem, a social quiz app that has so far been released just for iOS devices.

Google Play still fights adware, malware, researchers report

Analysis finds that Google Play still battles apps bearing malware, but the estimates vary with the research.

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Read this now: 7 clever mobile apps to conquer procrastination

More than nagging reminders, these apps help you break through productivity barriers so you can finish reading this and get even more done.

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Apple removes Blockchain, last Bitcoin wallet app, from iOS App Store

The legal uncertainty around Bitcoin may be spooking Apple

Horizon makes sure your videos are on the level

With Horizon, you no longer have to worry about the heartbreak of vertically-oriented videos.

HTTPS Everywhere makes Firefox for Android more secure

The Electronic Frontier Foundation's add-on forces websites to use HTTPS encryption whenever possible.

on techhive.com

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SwiftKey Note review: Awesomely fast typing, but limited to just one app

This note-taking app has a super smart predictive keyboard and syncs with Evernote.

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Yahoo buys itself a digital assistant with Incredible's (dead) Donna app

And it will be used to improve... Yahoo Mail.