LG V30 and G6 are getting into the Android Enterprise Recommended program

Soon, the LG V30 and LG G6 will be enrolled in Google’s Android Enterprise Recommended program, right after they receive the Android 8.1 update. This program is for large businesses who want to easily and securely deploy a large number of company phones. The phones are guaranteed to receive security updates every 90 days. They also features LG GATE (Guarded Access To Enterprise), which encompasses – platform, application and network security plus mobile device management (MDM). On the software side, there’s support for Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, Data Encryption and VPN. LG has…

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Signal expands into the Signal Foundation with $50M from WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton

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 Perhaps the most surprising thing I learned about Signal when I spoke with Moxie Marlinspike, the app’s creator, last year at Disrupt, was that it was essentially running on a shoestring budget. A tool used by millions and feared by governments worldwide, barely getting by! But $ 50M from WhatsApp founder Brian Acton should help secure the app’s future. Read More
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Spotify may be preparing HomePod competitor with entrance into hardware market

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Spotify could be gearing up to take on Apple’s HomePod with its own competing smart speaker or other hardware, after new job advertisements for the music streaming service reveal it is looking for employees to set up the manufacturing process for its first physical products.
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Hackers have turned the Nintendo Switch into a functional Linux tablet

There are two major reasons I can think of to hack a game console. The first one is obvious: so you can play cracked copies of games. That’s why modern consoles are so difficult to hack, because millions of dollars are on the line.

But some people just want to run any software they choose on the hardware they own. And for those people, Linux on the Switch is a huge achievement.

A couple of weeks ago, the fail0verflow hacking collective showed a still image on Twitter of a Nintendo Switch booting Linux. They’re one of a small handful of hacker teams who are teasing exploits of the Nvidia Tegra hardware inside the Switch.

But now fail0verflow has video of a full-on Linux distro running on the hacked Switch, complete with touchscreen…

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