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5 security questions mobile app developers should be asked

How secure are your mobile apps?<p>Ask any enterprise mobile developer and the answer will almost certainly be that security is a top priority. But smart IT departments should be asking more questions than that, and developers should be prepared to answer them.<p>Just saying your app encrypts its data …

Apps

The 10 best note-taking apps compared: OneNote, Zoho, Quip, and more

Evernote is dialing back the free version of its service and pushing key features to its premium tiers, so as a result, we declared OneNote the best …

Apps

Now the 100 individual privacy settings you need to set on your phone can be done in a single app

When it comes to privacy controls, we may now have too much of a good thing. Smartphone owners must now make more than 100 privacy decisions about how how much data their apps can share on Apple’s iOs and Google’s Android operating systems. That number will only climb as privacy settings affect …

How ABB is driving growth with robotics and Industrial IoT

At the ‘Make in India’ event held in Mumbai this February, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spent a few minutes at a stall that displayed a dual-arm …

The UnaPhone Zenith is so secure you can't install any apps

No Snapchat for you<p>How secure do you want your phone to be? Or more importantly, what are you willing to give up to keep your data safe?Una Inc is claiming its new smartphone, the UnaPhone Zenith is the most secure phone you'll ever own, thanks to a locked down OS and the inability to install …

The Most Productive People Know This Secret About To-Do Lists

Studies show that the most productive people use (and write) to-do lists differently.<p><i>What daily habits can someone adopt to lead a more productive life? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

15 Free Resources To Get You More Organized

By <i>Elise Moreau</i><p>So, it’s 2017 and you’re ready to get your life organized, once and for all. The question is <i>how</i>? There’s only so much that you can …

The real cost of robotics

Dmitry Slepov Contributor<p>Dmitry Slepov is the managing director and a co-founder of Tibbo Technology.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Micromanufacturing the future<p>Before we begin, I feel compelled to make an important disclosure: I love robots! Robots are cool. To me, robots are cooler than people, …

2016 To-Do App Showdown: Wunderlist vs. Any.do

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from some of our favorite to-do apps, Wunderlist and Any.Do, which means it’s a perfect time for a fresh look at …

It’s Time to Retire Your Trusty Day Planner

Evernote is a 21st century day planner. In Part 4 of his productivity series for school leaders, organization consultant and former principal Frank …

Some Dark Web Markets Have Better User Security than Gmail, Instagram

AlphaBay, a site selling drugs, weapons and more, recently made it mandatory for all vendors to use two-factor authentication.<p>By themselves, passwords are just not good enough for ensuring the security of an account. In response, some companies have introduced two-factor authentication (2FA), …

The Internet of Things is a surveillance nightmare

In 2014, security guru Bruce Schneier said, “Surveillance is the business model of the Internet. We build systems that spy on people in exchange for …

Thanks a lot, Mr. Robot: Americans see rise in robot workforce, but say their jobs are safe

Two-thirds of Americans surveyed believe that within 50 years robot and computer automation will take on much of the work now done by humans, …

7 Dead Simple Ways to Make Your Computer Run Like New

You change your car’s oil every 5,000 miles. You go to the doctor for a physical once a year. Every six months you get your teeth cleaned. And every …

18 Things Unusually Productive People Do Every Morning

Try these unusual--even a hair crazy--ideas each morning to pump up your productivity level.<p>The way you start your day often determines your productivity level.<p>Surf aimlessly for an hour and saunter over to the coffee-bar way too many times all morning and you'll find that, by 5 p.m., you've …

How to use your to-do list to prioritize the things that truly matter

Back in 2009, I made the decision to upgrade from my trusty old Franklin Planner and to implement the Getting Things Done (GTD) philosophy. After …

Ten Things I Want My Tweens to Know About Social Media

My girls are 12 years old, according to facebook’s rules they are almost old enough for a facebook account.While my girls don’t have facebook, since …

The Multi-Billion Dollar Robotics Market Is About to Boom

Here’s another sign that the robotics industry is poised to see big gains in the future.<p>On Wednesday, a report by International Data Corporation said …

Mr. Factory Robot: Meet Your New Co-Worker. It's a Human.

If you’ve ever visited an automobile factory, you probably noticed that robots and machines do most of the work behind fences — welding, lifting, gluing, painting, etc. — at least until final assembly, where there’s more hands-on work. Automation is the key to efficient, streamlined production.<p>But …

Want to be more productive? Don’t go paperless.

Brick-and-mortar bookstores are closing their doors. Libraries lend out e-books. Receipts are emailed or texted. Bank statements are sent …

China Wants to Replace Millions of Workers with Robots - MIT Technology Review

China is laying the groundwork for a robot revolution by planning to automate the work currently done by millions of low-paid workers.<p>The …

Robotics

8 industries robots will completely transform by 2025

Just as ATMs changed banking and computers took over the home and workplace, robots and artificial intelligence are going to transform a bunch of industries over the next decade.<p>By 2025, a machine may be putting together your driverless car in a factory with no human oversight. A robot maid could …

Researcher Trains Giant Robot to Sit, Stay, and Beg

Madeline Gannon has tamed her industrial robot.<p>Researcher Madeline Gannon is devoting her career to improving robot-human relations. Tensions are currently high, with humans increasingly peeved about robots taking over jobs that used to belong to us, and long-term fears about the human race being …

Here Are 4 Mobile Messaging Apps Marketers Need to Know About in 2016

When it comes to messaging, Snapchat and Facebook-owned WhatsApp and Messenger are the go-to apps of millennials and marketers alike. But …

Don’t build a mobile app (a message from the app graveyard)

A long time ago, in a galaxy not so far away, something called Birdly Mobile used to exist. It was a mobile app: something you could download on an App Store and use on your smartphone just by tapping on an icon.<p>The app did something really cool: You only had to take a snap of a receipt and tap a …

The only 28 apps you need to have on your iPhone home screen

We scoured the home screens of a dozen tech executives and sifted through the 100 best apps you can download to find the 28 essential apps for your homescreen.<p>Assuming you don't sort your apps into folders, and assuming you have a big iPhone like the 6S Plus, that's how many Apple allows you to see …

Google Photos’ new shared albums aren’t designed for a social world

You can't like them<p>Google is tired of Apple getting all the glory when it comes to photo sharing. Today, the company introduced a feature in its Google Photos app that’s designed to compete with Apple’s popular iCloud Photo Sharing. It's available for iOS, Android and the web. That cross-platform …

Build a Kickass Robot Arm: The Perfect Arduino Project for Beginners

The Arduino is a cheap, fun way to get into building your own electronics. It can also be daunting to get started. Here, we’ll show you how to get a …

A Beginner's Guide to Mind Mapping Meetings

Click to viewDo you have trouble keeping up with meetings because you can't take notes as fast as the speaker talks? If you do jot down some thoughts …