Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Tuesday, Dec. 9, including Facebook bringing its search engine to mobile devices, Walgreens launching mobile app for constant medical advice, smartphone shipments surging 6.1 percent in Western Europe, conservative banks making foray into mobile payments and enterprises showing increased interest in mobile enterprise apps.
WordPress hosting site WP Engine has discovered that the HipHip Virtual Machine executes PHP commands some 5.6 times faster than a standard PHP interpreter. And Box says it saw the average request latency dropped by a factor of three when it switched to HHVM.
The top news stories for Nov. 24, 2014.
WhatsApp, the popular messaging service acquired by Facebook for $22 billion, has added end-to-end encryption for some mobile users, reports Threatpost.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Nov. 18, including the new idea Cisco has for enterprise apps, Facebook's reported foray into the enterprise app market, the expected boost for carrier Wi-Fi gear, an app development product from Kinvey and how Google is letting Apple win for indoor location.
The top news stories for Nov. 18, 2014.
When it comes to the enterprise vote, Box wins hands-down with its wonderfully dependable regulatory compliance shining brightly against Dropbox's ruleless reign. But there's a reason Dropbox remains so popular among users: design that is user-friendly.
To censor or not to censor, that is the legal and ethical question.
Reuters' official offloading of reader comments for news articles last week to Facebook is the latest event in an ongoing trend. But it's probably not the trend you're thinking of.
Facebook has taken the wraps off Proxygen, a C++ HTTP framework for high-performance Web environments.