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Apple revises search algorithms to make App Store apps easier to find

With more app developers developing enterprise apps for iOS devices, the ability to find those apps on the Apple App Store has become crucial. Well, Apple appears to have done some behind the scenes work to make its App Store search engine more user friendly.

More iOS apps playing fast and loose with users' data

Security analytics firm SourceDNA uncovered hundreds of apps on the App Store Sunday that can extract personal information from users' devices through private application programming interfaces – all of this under the nose of Apple's famously strict app review process.

Apple yanks App Store apps that could monitor encrypted data traffic

Apple has removed from its App Store mobile apps that install root certificates that could allow an attacker to monitor encrypted data traffic.

Rollout.io enables mobile app developers to bypass app stores for updates

Startup Rollout.io, which launched this week, is offering a service to mobile app developers that speed updates to end users by bypassing the app store process, reported TechCrunch.

Editor's Corner: Zappix launches self-service app authoring tool

App analytics help developers promote their apps but a new self-service authoring tool makes it possible for non-developers to make mobile apps to compete with developers' apps. 

Spotlight: Lua's secure enterprise messaging app targets healthcare, logistics, security verticals

Lua Business Communications offers a secure enterprise messaging app for mobile devices targeted at the healthcare, logistics and security markets, explained Will Kelly in a TechRepublic article

Apple reveals top reasons for App Store rejection

The normally secretive company has finally revealed the most common reasons why apps get rejected from the App Store.

The top 10 reasons Apple rejects apps

Apple has a reputation for keeping a tight grip on what apps can be sold on its App Store. Here are the top 10 reasons Apple rejects apps.

Enterprise architecture must 'refactor' for APIs, says industry exec

The proliferation of mobile applications and growing dependence on services built on application programming interfaces, or APIs, are driving a sea change in enterprise architecture, says one industry executive.

News Scan: Samsung to launch 5 smartphones; Cross-platform mobile app development tools; more

Quick takes on mobile IT news for Thursday, 12/5 including: Samsung's plans to unveil five new phones in the first quarter, the role of cross-platform tools in mobile app development, the latest plans for Siri, the time Europe beat the U.S. in mobile apps and Google's efforts to correct mobile browsing errors.