Between Apple, Google and Facebook, app development has become one of the fastest growing industries. A study found that since 2005, nearly half a million U.S. jobs were created just for the development of mobile applications. California holds 25% of all app-related jobs in the United States. In other news, Google announced that its web browser Chrome is now available for mobile devices running Android 4.0. The mobile browser has advanced features like tabbed browsing and can sync open pages between your computer and mobile device. If you have Android 4.0, you can download the beta now. And finally, hackers posted source code for anti-virus company Symantec’s pcAnywhere software online, after a failed extortion attempt. The hacker allegedly tried to obtain $50,000 from an undercover law enforcement agent and posted the source code online after failing to secure the money.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – February 8, 2012
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).