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kudzu Surviving the Invasive Plants Apocalypse with Citizen Science Apps

There are more than 6,500 invasive plant species in the US that threaten native flora and fauna. Mobile apps can be tools that let citizen scientists help researchers collect data on invasive plants. Here's a roundup of apps that let you track these species by collecting photos, coordinates, and sighting information.

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Pamela Rentz
Why Facebook's Unbundling Strategy May Be Good for Its Future

In a recent interview, Mark Zuckerberg mentioned the need to create single-purpose, first-class experiences to capture the attention of mobile users. One of the approaches Facebook is considering is unbundling the features offered for its mobile app.

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Anuj Magazine
Forrester Report Says Developers Are Continuing to Turn to HTML5

According to a new Forrester report, developers are increasingly turning to HMTL5 hybrid app building instead of working with native apps. During the past year, HTML5 has continued to grow in popularity and shows no signs of slowing down.

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Jonathan Vanian
Software Testing Needs to Get with the Mobile Revolution

Mobile has drastically changed the software testing landscape. Testing techniques need to change if companies are to have any hope of keeping up.

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Jamie Saine
The Challenges of Multiple "Internets": Desktop, Mobile, and Apps

The false existence of "Internets" might have been something to snicker at back in the day, but today, their existence is very real—and a headache for both developers and users. We take a look at how we got here and try to figure out how to return to "One Web."

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Noel Wurst
Security Holes in Mobile Apps—and the App Stores that Provide Them

After a recent look at a handful of popular mobile apps across multiple platforms, there are some common privacy-invasion practices that should worry users—and especially companies who participate in BYOD. Learn how to better protect personal and corporate data when selecting third-party apps.

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Noel Wurst
In Search of the Perfect Mobile App

There are many factors to consider when determining what makes a mobile app successful, but nearly, if not all of them, revolve around customers' direct input and opinions. Learn how some are trying to pinpoint the path to "perfection" in the ever-changing world of mobile technology.

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Noel Wurst
Mobile App Test Automation—The Options

Are you under pressure to run regression tests on your mobile app when you make changes? The mobile app automation market is heating up as all players are attempting to help you solve this problem. But there are many criteria you need to consider. Brendan Quinn looks at the options available.

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Brendan Quinn