The money-go-round between app developers and ad networks is starting to blur the line between many free Android apps and malware. While these legitimate apps aren’t stealing passwords, they’re still riding roughshod over user privacy by gratuitously sucking up your contact and location information — or worse. What These Bad [...]
Apparently, native apps have won. We even said so right here on ReadWrite. After all, Facebook apparently likes native more.
Thorsten Heins was supposed to be the steward that oversaw the final collapse of one of the great technology companies of the last 30 years. When Heins took over Research In Motion in early 2012, not many people gave him a lot of hope. “Thorsten Heins Is A Patsy Set Up To Fail” was my take here on ReadWrite. At the time, Research In Motion ( [...]
In June 2007, Apple launched the first iPhone, marking a new era in corporate mobility. Before the fashionable mini-computer, people used smartphones for voice, texting and email. With the iPhone and its remarkable touchscreen users could also be entertained with music, video and games. Corporate executives became so attached to their hip de [...]
Tilde and Ember.js co-founder Tom Dale argues that Apple’s biggest problem is that “Google is getting better at design faster than Apple is getting better at web services.”
Apple’s stock is taking a beating as analysts and investors are waking up to the very real likelihood that market share matters, and Google’s Android is dominating mobile market share with its one-two punch of zero license fees and open source flexibility.