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Carnegie Mellon Gives Privacy Grade to Android Apps

Google Maps gets an A. The free version of Angry Birds gets a C. And My ABCs by BabyBus gets a D. The letters assigned to each of these Android apps are grades, and while A is great, D means failure — in privacy, that is.

SUNY Cobleskill WAVE-ExSEL team

Getting Started with Google Glass

SUNY Cobleskill has embarked on a rigorous pilot using Google Glass for hands-on, experiential learning. To kick off a series of articles chronicling the experience, the institution's CIO shares the origins of the project, the support team involved and the plans that are already unfolding for future campus and corporate collaborations.

Epson Introduces Mobile Printer with Built-in Wireless

Epson America's new WorkForce WF-100 mobile printer enables printing on the go, thanks to built-in wireless connectivity, WiFi Direct2 for printing directly from mobile devices, and an integrated rechargeable battery.

Penn State Researcher Develops System To Detect App Clones on Android Markets

Millions of Android app users are currently using cloned apps, malware designed to mimic legitimate apps but with malicious code embedded to display advertising or steal private information.

Smart Phones Hit All-Time High as Samsung, Apple See Mixed Results

In a record-setting quarter for smart phones, the two top manufacturers saw their share erode as Lenovo, LG and newcomer Xiaomi experienced double- and triple-digit gains, according to preliminary data released by market research firm IDC.

iPad Drops Off as Tablets Continue To Make Gains, Propelled by Education Spending

Back-to-school spending in the United States helped to maintain the double-digit growth of tablets worldwide, according to newly released preliminary data for the third quarter.



For Mobile Users, Positive Safety Messages More Effective Than Security Warnings

Ratings of the security risks associated with smartphone apps affect users' decisions whether to install those apps, but information about the safety of an app is more effective than information about its risks, according to researchers from Purdue University.

Brown U, SUNY Oswego Adopt App for Student Safety

Brown University and State University of New York Oswego have each adopted a new mobile security platform to protect students on campus.

iPad-Delivered Degree Program To Cut Degree Costs for Adult Students

Lynn University in Florida will slash the cost of a degree for non-traditional students by launching an evening undergraduate degree program delivered through the iPad Mini.

Lynn U Extends iPad Program

Lynn University will extend its iPad initiative to evening undergraduate programs beginning in the fall of next year in an effort to improve accessibility and quality and reduce costs.