Myths About Facebook’s Messenger App Go Viral | Whnt.com

Mobile Labs and Crittercism Partner for Improved App Quality, Performance, and Health – Yahoo Finance

-Reality: While its required to download if you are using Facebooks mobile app on the iPhone or Android smartphones, you can avoid it if use the Facebook messenger service on your desktop or laptop, iPad or even the mobile Facebook website. -Myth: The Facebook Messenger apps terms of service are different from -and more intrusive than- Facebooks own official terms. -Reality: Facebooks terms of service (listed here ) are the same for all its mobile apps, including the main Facebook app. Whats upsetting people is the list of permissions they see when they download and install the app on an Android phone. Its a long list with 10 items, each of which states that the app needs access to features on your phone including contacts, calendar, location data and Wi-Fi information. Sure, thats a lot of personal data.
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Busted: Five myths about Facebook’s messenger app – The Dispatch

Powered by Blippar, a leading AR software company, Museum Glasses provides museums and other attractions an innovative technology platform to build and manage their own unique smart glasses content to enhance visitor interest and traffic. A dashboard of metrics allows attractions to measure engagement levels for each exhibit, creating a map tracking such data as number of exhibitor visitors, time of engagement, length of engagement, and more. Epsons Moverio BT-200 smart glasses are binocular and transparent, allowing users to see and interact with digital content and their real-world surroundings, and are the perfect wearable technology platform for our Museum Glasses app, said Michael Conyette, founder, Wear Geared Inc., based in Vernon, British Columbia, Canada. Epson is taking augmented reality to the next level where users can experience these unique applications in a hands-free environment. Epson is looking forward to working with Wear Geared to realize the full potential of its compelling application for the Moverio BT-200 smart glasses in the marketplace, said Eric Mizufuka, product manager, New Ventures for Epson America, and Moverio developer program lead.
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Wear Geared Inc. Developing ‘Museum Glasses’ on Epson Moverio Smart Glasses – Yahoo Finance

With Crittercism, IT professionals gain a complete view of all the elements affecting the performance of business-critical applications enabling proactive identification and correction of performance issues before app users are impacted. Crittercism supports all mobile OS versions and is used in tens of thousands of apps across more than one billion monthly active users. Crittercisms app monitoring capability and Mobile Labs app automation capability, when used together, make producing more accurate, more reliable, and better-performing apps easier and more cost-effective. As organizations move mission critical functions to a mobile platform, businesses need to know mobile apps are ready for prime time prior to deployment, said Crittercism CMO Kalyan Ramanathan. Crittercism ensures high-performance and reliability of enterprise mobile apps while Mobile Labs enables comprehensive application testing on real devices securely managed and accessed via the private cloud. Were excited to work with Mobile Labs to give our joint customers the app intelligence and quality they need to be more competitive and agile than ever. About Mobile Labs Mobile Labs provides enterprise-grade, next generation testing tools for mobile app testing, mobile device testing and mobile website testing.
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You can read it here: m.facebook.com/policies. What’s upsetting people is the list of “permissions” they see when they download and install the app on an Android phone. It’s a long list with 10 items, each of which states that the app needs access to features on your phone including contacts, calendar, location data and Wi-Fi information. Sure, that’s a lot of personal data.
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