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FaceApp: Pro version scams, privacy concerns
Along with the viral potential of its popular filters, FaceApp has of late, generated a huge wave of media attention amid concerns about online privacy.
NZ gaming industry hits $5b
New Zealanders are passionate about their games, with new data showing a 21% increase in sales from the previous year.
Mobile apps to have most impact on business success by 2020
Apps have already stamped their mark on modern business, but Gartner expects the best is still to come.
McDonald's invests in Kiwi mobile app vendor Plexure
''This is a tremendous vote of confidence from our largest customer,” comments Plexure chief executive officer Craig Herbison.
Privacy: The real cost of “free” mobile apps
Sales of location targeted advertising, based on location data provided by apps, is set to reach $30 billion by 2020.
Interview: Mobile Mentor CEO shares mobility strategies
“We recognise that mobile speed is ultrafast! We’re not really focused on the competition, but we look to do two things really well."
Case study: Startup revamps systems with HID mobile access
“We want our clients to have the best experience here. This is the reason why we chose to work with HID Global solutions."
Your guide to app creation without the training price tag
It is an application-based world and if you don't have the time or money for extensive training, this it the solution you need.
XDHax Xero Developers Challenges crowns ultimate winners
Custom D and InView took out the top prizes - so what did they build?
Work site safety gets integrated mobile experience to steer clear of box-ticking compliance
Tech firm WhosOnLocation has one goal: To make sure everyone who passes through a building or work site is safe and secure.
The Warehouse's mobile app now uses AI to help 'Snap and Shop'
The Warehouse has dipped its toes into neural networking and artificial intelligence to make it easier for customers to ‘Snap and Shop’.
Mobile apps are now a crucial part of event promotion
If you’re thinking of running an event, a mobile app is not just a nice feature but an essential part of event promotion.
Smudge Apps: The Chch tech firm making a difference with NZ Police
The New Zealand Police has banished thousands of hours of paperwork thanks to a Christchurch tech company, Smudge Apps.
Apple Supreme Court case could have ‘far-reaching ramifications’
A GlobalData analyst says that the outcome of the Apple v Pepper case could impact the app development market at all levels.
Robotic pharmacies and mobile apps: How GPs will make sure you take your meds
The current healthcare system provides no way for doctors to check if patients or filling their prescriptions or taking their medicine on time.
Android apps can track network connections - is it time to use a VPN?
“Apps can monitor network activity even without requesting any sensitive permissions."
OWASP vulnerabilities plague mobile apps: Data leakage a major concern
Across two million applications analysed by Pradeo’s security engine, almost one third of applications contained an OWASP vulnerability.
Most NZers prefer to engage Govt online or via mobile apps – Unisys study
The Unisys Connected Government Survey provides insights into the attitudes of consumers toward digital government services.
eCommerce apps - Worth the expense or a waste of time?
The eCommerce market in South Africa will amount to US$2.7 billion in 2017 with an annual expected growth rate of 14.2%.
What’s up with Your mobile apps? Identifying and mitigating digital risk
I’ll venture to guess you’re using a mobile device to read this - while mobile apps offer a host of new opportunities, they also introduce risk.
Technology can help schools communicate in an emergency
Technology can help educators meet standard operating procedures swiftly and effectively, cutting down response times.
Oxfam Trailwalker event huge success with companion app
More than 1,000 participants braved the outdoors, with the goal of travelling 100km in 36 hours or 50km in 18 hours.
Exclusive: SKY Sport Highlights app first look
"With the Highlights app, we believe we now have the tool to enhance our SKY Sport customers sporting experience.”
An app for ads on your phone? Kiwi company spreads its wings
Who would have thought that people would be willing to download an app that displays ads on their phones? Postr has secured $3m investment into APAC.