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Apple Apps Infected. What Would Steve Jobs Do

Apple has owned up to a rare incursion of malicious software into its App Store, forcing it to pull some of the most widely used mobile apps in China from the service.

Late on Sunday in California, the iPhone and iPad maker confirmed reports by security researchers who had warned that a swath of popular Chinese apps had been created using developer tools that were infected with the malware, resulting in the compromised apps.

“Hundreds of millions” of users of the popular Chinese apps were at risk of having their personal data exposed, including people who use Tencent’s WeChat mobile messaging service and ride-hailing app Didi Kuaidi, according to Palo Alto Networks, a US cyber security…

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Top Mobile Apps

Google certainly looks to be dominating the mobile playing field.  Good for Google or does this just open the door to fresh startups and current disruptors to look to take market share?  (more below)

Top 25 Mobile Apps by Unique Visitors

Some key questions to be answered in this area include:

  • How fast has mobile app usage been growing?
  • How often are people using apps on each device?
  • What percentage of time are consumers spending on their top apps?
  • How do iOS users differ from Android users demographically and behaviorally?
  • Which mobile app content categories are we spending most of our time consuming?
  • How do the top apps compare in different age segments?

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10 Apps For Investing And Finance

We've spoken numerous times in Chat about various apps for our smart phones and tablet, but how many apps are truly out there?  Google is alleged to have over 700 apps in Google Play however I've never counted and I'd imagine that number fluctuates continually as old, blah apps are deleted and replaced with hip, upbeat inspirations.  Of course this still does not include apps for Apple iPhones/tablets and those apps just sitting out there on blogs and websites.  It boggles the mind so I began a search and came across this list, which strangely misses tdAmeritrade's Think or Swim app; but what apps do YOU use?  Please add them to the comments below or give us your opinion on those shown.  I'd love to hear from you!…

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