By Nick Kolakowski

Google Android dominates much of the mobile world. With the operating system running on so many phones globally, and so many apps available in Google Play, it’s extremely difficult for an individual Android app to stand out. That makes the role of Android developer all the more critical: Amidst this rapidly evolving, wildly fragmented ecosystem, a good developer can build an app that’s secure, efficient, and beautiful.

 

By Stuart A. Thompson

YOUR SMARTPHONE is probably sending your precise location to companies right now. Their job is to turn your shopping trip or doctor’s visit into “Big Data” — another term for corporate intelligence. So far, the companies and individuals profiting from your everyday movements have mostly evaded scrutiny.As Times Opinion continues reporting on a giant trove of mobile phone location data, the companies and people profiting from the privacy invasion are coming into focus.