Mobile Minutes: Yahoo Aviate, mobile malware, parking apps ban, domain names
June 25, 2014
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Aviate is latest mobile push, with release today
Slowly but surely, Yahoo is transforming
itself into a mobile company. It inched a bit closer
today, when it unfurled Aviate, whose home-screen technology lets Android phone
users simplify apps based on what they are doing.
Click here to read more on USA Today
malware is on the rise, McAfee report reveals
it comes to security, mobile threats are on the rise, according to the June
2014 McAfee Labs Threat Report released today. New mobile malware has increased
for five straight quarters, with a total mobile malware growth of 167 percent
in the past year alone.
Click here to read more on Forbes
San Francisco plans to ban certain parking apps
Can you ask someone
to pay you for moving out of a parking spot on a San Francisco street? The city
says it will crack down on apps that facilitate the transaction.
Click here to read more on New York Times
Web naming group pushes ahead on governance transition
battle for power over control of Web addresses is heating up as domain
namesincluding .com, .org and even .london are losing prominence as
traffic funnels through mobile apps, search engines and socialnetworks,
Internet experts say.
here to read more on Wall Street Journal