Android apps ask for too many permissions, survey warns

Savvy CISOs remind staff toting Android devices that the safest place to download apps is from the Google Play Store --...

November 13th, 2015 Howard Solomon


BlackBerry Priv review: Android’s apps with less risk, premium hardware

If you love your BlackBerry phone but felt a little left out because you couldn’t get the apps you wanted,...

November 6th, 2015 Jim Love


Here’s why Chrome OS isn’t going away any time soon

Reports on the death of Google's Chrome OS may have been greatly exaggerated. After a report from The Wall Street...

October 30th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Feature John Chen BlackBerry CEO

BlackBerry Priv (Android) will have all the sweetness of passport and more

In August, I suggested that BlackBerry wind down its hardware phone business. So long as revenue grew in enterprise software,...

October 2nd, 2015 Chris Lau


Where BlackBerry went wrong, and where it is headed next

John Chen spoke with Rich Karlgaard about BlackBerry’s turnaround. Chen said he turned down the CEO position three times before...

September 20th, 2015 Chris Lau

Mobile Security

New Android vulnerability could give attackers full privileges

Another serious vulnerability has been found in Android, one that security researchers at IBM say affects versions 4.3 to 5.1...

August 11th, 2015 Howard Solomon


BlackBerry should sell its phone unit and focus on enterprise software

BlackBerry is not a very well-liked company on the stock market. Its stock is hovering near yearly lows. This works...

August 7th, 2015 Chris Lau

Google Nexus 5

Google, Samsung to issue Android updates faster

One of the problems with the Android is the fragmented ecosystem -- not only are there several versions of the...

August 6th, 2015 Howard Solomon