Google Remote Lockdown & FDA Steers Clear of Most Apps

On the heels of Apple’s beefed up security, Google has added remote lockdown to join tracking and remote wipe in Android Device Manager. It runs on version 2.2 and above.

Fully 20% of Americans can’t access Facebook at work. Their employers block the popular social network. Only a small percentage of firms do this for actual security reasons. So much for marketing on the world’s largest social network!

The FDA has issued updated rules for medical devices, finding that MOST smartphone health monitoring apps don’t need government oversight. They will focus on apps and add-ons that present a clear risk to patients if they malfunction.

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