Monthly Archives: June 2018

A popular Android emulator has been caught installing a cryptojacker

Less than a week after Apple banned cryptocurrency mining apps from its App Store, a popular PC Android emulator has been caught installing a cryptojacker. The difference between cryptocurrency mining software and a cryptojacker is the latter uses your device’s resources without your permission. A perceptive Reddit user noticed Andy Android Emulator installed a cryptojacker…

[Update: Official] Android Messages for desktop browsers like Google Chrome, Firefox, and more is going live

Back in February, we reported that Google’s default text messaging/RCS client for Android, Android Messages, would be accessible over desktop web browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Safari, Microsoft Edge, and more. Then in April, we reported that work on the Android app was complete as the setup process for the desktop integration…

Battle for standardisation driving rise of LPWA network connections, research finds

Cellular and non-cellular low power wide-area (LPWA) network connections will grow globally at a CAGR of 53% until 2023, according to a new study from ABI Research. The market growth will be driven by growth in smart meters and asset trackers, with the continued battle for dominance between the primary standards, NB-IoT, CAT-M, Sigfox and…