Quick takes on mobile IT news for Wednesday, 11/13 including: China's Keen Team breaching iPhone security, a far more intelligent smartphone than the user in the coming years, an increasing correlation between mobile device usage and DPI, China's telematics market and the fate of smartglasses.
Google is launching Blink, an open-source rendering engine spinning out of WebKit, the engine powering browsers including the company's own Chrome as well as archrival Apple's Safari.
The average U.S. consumer now spends an average of 2 hours and 38 minutes per day on smartphones and tablets, dedicating 80 percent of that time--about 2 hours and 7 minutes--to mobile applications and the remaining 31 minutes to surfing the mobile Web, mobile app analytics firm Flurry reports.
Mozilla said it will not expand its Firefox browser to the iOS mobile operating system until Apple relaxes its stance against third-party browser technology.
Opera Software, the company behind the popular mobile browser of the same name, confirmed it will scrap its Presto rendering engine in favor of WebKit, a move to increase its competitiveness on Google's Android and Apple's iOS.
For the Boston Celtics' IT chief, one of the biggest information security challenges resembles that of many businesses: How to deal with the vulnerability of personal data, customers' credit card
Most Internet users know how annoying it is to have websites that don't work in their favorite browser. At the same time, any developer knows how much work it is to test new websites in every
Google's Chrome browser passed Apple's Safari to become the third-most widely used browser, after just 16 months, according to Net Applications, an Internet market research firm. The company did not
Microsoft won the browser battle years ago in competition with Netscape, but the times are changing. Web analytics company, Net Applications reports that visitors are continuing to desert Microsoft's
Internet Explorer 8 will feature a new "InPrivate" feature that is being touted as one of several security enhancements. When activated, Internet Explorer 8 will suspend tracking of browsing history,