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Android security bug could enable attacker to replace legitimate app with malware

Android's poor security reputation won't be helped by the recent revelation of vulnerability in the Android OS that could enable attackers to hijack the installation of the Android Package File app and gain control of the device.

Cyanogen funding round enables open mobile OS to take on Android, iOS

Android-based open mobile operating system Cyanogen announced Monday that it completed an $80 million round of funding, brining its total funding to $110 million. With the new financing, the company aims to become a viable alternative in the mobile OS market currently dominated by Apple's iOS and Google's Android.

Spotlight: Android users get their own LinkedIn Job Search app

LinkedIn on Thursday unveiled its Job Search app for Android, similar to its iOS counterpart launched last year.

Spotlight: Smarter Cortana will be appearing on iOS, Android devices

A smarter Cortana, the Windows personal assistant, will be making her way to iOS and Android mobile devices, according to sources cited by the Reuters newswire.

Enterprise demand expected to lift Windows up in tablet market

Enterprise demand for tablets is forecast to increase, and Microsoft's Windows platform is expected to be the beneficiary, according to market research firm IDC.

Fear the Droid: 8 IT security risks posed by Android

For enterprises that allow BYOD but don't have a security platform for Android devices, security risks abound. InformationWeek has identified eight Android security issues that IT should be concerned about.

Java Junkies rejoice! Starbucks' mobile app lets you order and pay in advance for your latte

For those who can't wait for their caramel flan latte, Starbucks has got you covered. You can order your favorite beverage, pay for it and pick it up at the store without waiting in line.

Spotlight: Citymaps could help realtors find best neighborhoods for clients

Citymaps, which just released version 2.0, has features that could help businesspeople with their tasks, explained James Martin with CIO.

Apple crushing it in the enterprise

Led by the popularity of its iPhone 6 phones, Apple's iOS devices are dominating mobile device activations in the enterprise, according to data compiled by Good Technology from its enterprise mobility platform.

Google aims once more for enterprise acceptance with revamped Android for Work

Google may finally gain the security clout Android needs to become a major player among BYOD options, shaking off past disappointing efforts by announcing a host of new technologies and partnerships in a blog post today.