Posts Tagged ‘app store’

Facebook Suspends Ads For Chinese Smartphone Utility Apps

Facebook issued a ban to its advertising agencies, asking them to suspend all advertisements for certain kinds of Chinese utility …


VTech Data Breach Highlights IoT Failings

VTech Holdings Limited, the Hong Kong maker of baby monitors and electronic toys, announced that its customer database was hacked two weeks ago. The company says an unauthorized party accessed VTech customer data housed in its Learning Lodge app store database on November 14, 2015. Learning Lodge gives its customers the ability to download apps, […]


Apple Malware Infestation In China Shows Companies’ Weaknesses

A number of Chinese Apple iOS apps this week were found infected with XcodeGhost malware. This makes both Apple and the technology companies who created the malware-infested apps look bad. Download speeds appear to be a prime reason why Chinese app developers of at least 57 apps, including WeChat and Didi Chuxing, chose to download […]


China Blocked 28,000 Mobile Malware Apps In 2014

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China tracked over 5.4 million mobile phone apps from 135 Chinese app stores in 2014 and discovered 28,000 apps were malware. According to the ministry’s website, those 28,000 malware apps were banned and removed from the app stores, and 155 other “bad software” were exposed. MIIT said […]


Acer Launches BYOC Services

Taiwanese PC maker Acer launched its Build Your Own Cloud service. To promote the service, the company opened a Build Your Own Cloud experience center in Lung-Tan Aspire Park, Taipei, and launched a special logo for the business. According to Stan Shih, chairman of Acer, BYOC is based on the Acer Open Platform. It will […]


Huawei Opens Chinese Mobile App Developer Service

Chinese telecom device maker Huawei has launched its BaaS back-end service platform PowerApp which targets mobile app developers. PowerApp launched as a beta version, and non-beta iterations will be released in the future.. During the launch meeting for the service in Beijing, Chen Zheng, the product manager of PowerApp, said that PowerApp aims to liberate […]


Chinese Agency Will Blacklist And Police Mobile Apps

If mobile app developers thought getting past Apple’s censors and bizarre policies was hard enough, now they have to contend with the Chinese government for vetting of their applications. Wang Minghua, director general of the operations department of the National Computer Network Emergency Response Technical Team Coordination Center of China and secretary general of the […]


Shanghai Cracks Down On Taxi Apps

Apps such as Hailo and Uber that operate on mobile devices and assist passengers to book taxis in Shanghai are facing more scrutiny in one of China’s largest cities. According to Chinese media reports, these types of third-party apps have led to disputes and are potentially dangerous as cabbies spend too much time looking at […]


App Annie Presents: The Rise Of The Planet Of The Apps

, February 17, 2012 /ChinaNewswire.com – Xinwengao.com/ – App Annie launches “The Rise Of The Planet Of The Apps” infographic. Hong Kong, China (February 17, 2012) /ChinaNewswire.com/ — Today App Annie (appannie.com), the industry leader in app store analytics and market intelligence, unveils the 7 key trends you need to know about in the “Rise … >>>


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