Amid reports that two forensic companies have been helping law enforcement and government agencies break into locked iPhones, Apple rolled out a new feature in iOS 12 to prevent further intrusions. Privacy advocates applauded the move.
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Using an iPad or iPhone to mine bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies would be hard to do, as the CPU power available to complete the task would be a drop in the bucket compared to what's needed.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has joined the list of blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) providers that already includes IBM, HP, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP.
Amazon plans to be one of a handful of vendors providing blockchain-as-a-service for enterprises seeking to test the waters without expense and risk.
The world's major jewelry and gem businesses are deploying a blockchain electronic ledger that will verify the origins of their products, all the way from the mines to the retail cases.
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency miners have created a dearth of mid-range and high-end GPU cards that are selling for twice as much as suggested retail. The reason: miners are setting up server farms with the cards.
With the release of Apple's iPhone X and its Face ID feature, facial recognition technology has become more mainstream – and it's already being piloted by some government agencies and commercial airlines as a friction-free security measure.
After integrating with VMware's Workspace ONE's UEM cloud portal last year, Google has now expanded the number of enterprise mobility management platforms IT managers can use to control Chrome OS devices.
Companies are expected to boost their deployment of augmented reality software and hardware this year as they bolster efforts to enable employee mobility.
California could join a growing number of states seeking to enact "Right to Repair" laws that let consumers take smartphones and other devices to third-party repair shops or fix them at home without voiding warranties.
Android smartphone and tablet owners tend to be slightly more loyal to their brand than do Apple iOS device users.
As mobile device use increases among U.S. government workers, IT and security officials are scrambling to better secure devices, leaving behind traditional anti-malware tools in favor of mobile threat detection and role-driven access rules.
As part of an ongoing regulatory clampdown, the US SEC has issued subpoenas and wants info from tech companies issuing cryptocurrencies in the form of ICOs.
HP has added Apple smartphones, tablets and laptops to its list of hardware it now supports under its managed service.
Microsoft plans to pilot a blockchain-based digital ID platform that would allow users to control access to sensitive online information via an encrypted data hub.