Word is out that Adobe Digital Editions (DE) is tracking excessive user data, not just within its own app, but on other ebooks users have on their hard disk too. And it's transmitting that data in an unsecure manner, putting readers' privacy and security at risk.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Sept. 24, including Walmart's low-cost mobile banking offer to customers, Apple's $100 markup for iPhone 6 Plus, VoLTE fueling an IMS land rush, Adobe's acquisition of photo editing software Aviary and half of Apple mobile device users have upgraded to iOS 8 after a week of deployment.
Contracts and other agreements just got a lot easier to sign, store and manage on the go. Adobe's e-signature app EchoSign, which allows users to sign legally binding contracts and agreements on iOS devices, is now available for Android users.
Sharing content on Facebook is getting stingier. The population browing on smaller phones is shrinking. The most mobile social network is Pinterest. And Wi-Fi still beats mobile networks for browsing. Welcome to some of the highlights of the new Adobe 2014 Mobile Benchmark Report.
Happy Tuesday, everyone. Please patch all systems having anything to do with the web.
Read that headline again, because it's meant to be good news. Governance strategies advise businesses to focus on protecting information and helping people.
Despite all of the publicity surrounding the data breaches at companies like Target and Adobe, some firms are still not taking measures to reduce their risks, and are suffering multiple breaches as a result.
Read the latest Mobile IT news for May 23, including Google's predictions for ads of the future, how much the retail industry plans to spend on mobile ads this year, the salary fixing scandal that is costing Silicon Valley, the explosion in the semiconductor market due to vehicle connectivity and Apple tops another industry list again.
Adobe announced an impressive mobile development and content management tool package, but a suite approach may be unrealistic in this day and age.
Adobe announced a strong quarter, especially for its cloud products, as it makes the transition from boxed software to a subscription-based service.