Smith Micro Software, Inc., announced that Sprint has launched its SafePath® Family platform, marking the first deployment of Smith Micro’s industry-leading family location and parental controls platform by a U.S. wireless operator.
Detected by ESET products as Android/DoubleLocker, it is based on the foundations of a particular banking Trojan, renowned for misusing accessibility services of the Android operating system. However, DoubleLocker lacks the functions related to harvesting users’ banking credentials and wiping out their accounts.
D-Link Corporation announced its partnership with Kwilt, the makers of the Kwilt Personal Memories Platform. Users of D-Link routers will have unlimited access to their original photos, stored at home through their D-Link router and gathered from multiple locations such as social media, cloud storage, mobile, and tablet into one photo stream.
PTC announced its ThingWorx® Studio Augmented Reality (AR) technology will be updated with Vuforia® 7 software, bringing with it major advancements in the ability to attach digital content to everyday objects and surfaces, as well as support for Apple’s ARKit and Google’s ARCore.
A new survey conducted by Juniper Research has found that more than 40% of iOS users in the US consider themselves unlikely to use facial recognition as a payment security technology. This suggests that a core use case for the iPhone X’s main security feature may struggle to gain traction amongst consumers.
Farnell element14, the Development Distributor, has introduced an integrated colour display module with touch interface, along with the Android SDK (software development kit), for the WaRP7 development platform, which targets IoT and wearable applications.
Berg Insight, the M2M/IoT market research provider, released new findings about the connected wearables market. Shipments of connected wearables reached 96.5 million in 2016, up from 75.1 million devices in the previous year.
Orange Business Services is supporting Yepzon Group’s global ambition with a new three-year agreement for worldwide IoT connectivity and SIM cards for 100,000 locator devices.
Connected cars are set to become a huge industry over the new few years; estimates of the number connected cars that will to be on the roads by 2020 vary from 250 million to 381 million, and research by the Global Mobile Suppliers Association points to that number increasing to 527 million by 2025.