We cannot guarantee that Android is designed to be safe, the format was designed to give more freedom. When people talk about 90% of malware for Android, they must of course take into account the fact that it is the most popular operating system in the world. If I had a company dedicated to malware, I would also be addressing my attacks on Android …
via Google’s Android Head Sundar Pichai talks Galaxy S6, Tizen, security and Nokia X range | 9to5Google.
Broken out as a percentage of only players who pay anything at all, Swrve’s report still points to whales. As the chart below shows, the top 10 percent of that 1.5 percent of paying players produces a dramatic upswing in revenue from even the 20th percentile group.
via A Long Tail of Whales: Half of Mobile Games Money Comes From 0.15 Percent of Players | Re/code.
Still looks like an industry propped up with the equivalent of gambling addicts.
Slanted media reports targeting Apple appear to be directly connected to the company’s failure to pay for more favorable coverage in the model of Samsung. It doesn’t appear to be affecting Apple’s sales or profits, however.
via Apple’s failure to pay for favorable media coverage flies in the face of Samsung’s payola.
you think so?
also the Macalope has a great recent example from Business Insider that serves dual purpose of horrible reporting and not “getting it”
“Developers are now the real decision makers in technology. Learning how to best negotiate with these New Kingmakers, therefore, could mean the difference between success and failure.”
via The Evolution of the Developer | Re/code.
not a new thing, just business people finally realizing it