Mandatory Chinese tax app updates to remove backdoor – Security- Tempemail

The saga of the Chinese bank-mandated Aisino Intelligent Tax software that installed a remote access and control backdoor has taken an unexpected turn, as security researchers found it received an update that deletes the malicious code. Trustwave Spiderlabs said the software, which foreign companies have to use to pay local Continue Reading

Tanzanian FinTech Launches Personal Finance App | Tempemail

Mipango Fintech has launched a new app that will provide free personal financial management to Tanzanians on IOS and Android mobile devices. The app – which is underpinned by AI and operates in Swahili – aims to support Tanzanians to better manage their expenses, provide an opportunity to set up Continue Reading

Telkom Launches Digital Marketplace App to Help Small Businesses Grow | Tempemail

Image sourced from My Broadband To help the growth of small businesses in South Africa, Telkom Business has launched Yep! – a digital marketplace where customers can safely and confidently search and purchase from small, trusted businesses – available on Google Play and Apple’s app store. The app is geared Continue Reading

Mobile App Publishers Reach 151.2 Billion Downloads | Tempemail

The five leading mobile app publishers from the United States have reached 151.2bn in Google Play lifetime downloads as of May, according to data gathered by GoldenCasinoNews. With 123bn in lifetime downloads among Android users, Google LLC ranked as the leading mobile app publisher. Google Meet is the Leading Google-published Continue Reading

New COVID-19 Contact Tracing App Designed “For Nigeria by Nigerians” | Tempemail

Sourced from Washington Post. Rapid Trace, a new innovative contact tracing mobile app has been developed by Cadnetwork Enterprise, burgeoning Nigerian tech firm. The app is being touted as a key in Nigeria’s fight against COVID-19. The Guardian writes that the app is designed “for Nigeria by Nigerians” and is Continue Reading

UK ditches homegrown COVID-19 tracing app for Google-Apple model – Software- Tempemail

Britain will switch to the Apple and Google model for its COVID-19 test-and-trace app, ditching an attempt to develop an app by itself after the homegrown system did not work well enough on Apple’s iPhone, the government said on Thursday. The test-and-trace program is key to reopening the country but Continue Reading

Apple Pay and App Store face investigation over competition rules | Technology

Apple Pay and the iOS App Store are being investigated over potential breaches of European competition rules, the EU’s competition commission announced on Tuesday. The two investigations come after years of growing criticism of Apple’s business practices from competitors like Spotify and regulators in the US and EU. If the Continue Reading

Australia’s Covidsafe coronavirus tracing app works as few as one in four times for some devices | Health

The federal government’s Covidsafe contact tracing app works as few as one in every four times for some devices, documents tabled in the Senate have revealed. The evidence for the first time shows the true state of the operation of the app, despite continuous claims from the government services minister, Continue Reading

Apple-backed study sheds light on physical sales through App Store – Software- Tempemail

Apple has released the results of a study that found its App Store spurred US$458 billion (A$660 billion) in sales last year from categories such as retail of physical goods, ride-hailing and advertising from which the iPhone maker takes no commission. The study, backed by Apple, marks the first time Continue Reading

COVIDSafe app encounter logging bug uncovered on iOS – Software- Tempemail

The government’s COVIDSafe contact tracing app has been found to contain a flaw that stops iPhones from retrieving temporary IDs when a device is locked, meaning Bluetooth encounters could be going unrecorded. The major bug, which is limited to iOS devices and has affected the functionality of the app since Continue Reading