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Monday, 21 Oct 2013
This is the fourth market in which the app has been launched, after Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand. Presently, the GrabTaxi app is the only taxi booking app in Singapore that connects the commuter directly to the taxi driver's personal smartphone.
Instead of relying on malware signatures - which are ineffective against today's constantly changing threats - the platform detonates Android apps within the FireEye Multi-Vector Virtual Execution (MVX) engine to provide automated mobile threat assessment.
Friday, 18 Oct 2013
Following the release of Samsung Knox, the South Korean tech giant is working on developing version 2.0 of the security software, which will include more security features and offer compatibility across more devices.
The Ubuntu Edge may have failed to see the light of day, but you can now create your own Ubuntu smartphone with the release of Ubuntu “Saucy Salamander” 13.10, the first Linux distribution to explicitly support smartphones and tablets (as well as desktop PCs).
Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013
Apple has hired Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts as its new SVP of Retail and Online Stores. Ahrendts became Burberry's CEO in July 2006, and has held various senior positions in the fashion industry, and will transition to her new role in spring of 2014.
Monday, 14 Oct 2013
Microsoft has officially detailed what's new in the upcoming Windows Phone 8 GDR3 update. The third and last update of 2013 will bring support for larger and higher-res screens, quad-core processors, as well as a handful of features such as Driving mode, improved Internet Sharing, and screen rotation lock. Hit the jump for more juicy details.
LG has announced the global availability of the SDK for developers to create new functions on LG's upgraded QuickRemote platform, a UX feature which allows the use of certain LG smartphones as a universal remote control.
Previously only available to Android and iOS users, the 3DMark app helps you benchmark the performance of the Surface 2 and other Windows RT devices. You can also compare 3DMark scores across platforms.
Whether you need an upbeat boost or something more relaxing to wind down to, Spotify has got you covered, with playlists for different moods. You can even browse through a collection of its top lists and check out new releases.
A Microsoft executive has admitted that the Surface RT name has caused confusion amongst consumers, which ultimately led to poor sales of its Surface RT tablets.