Differential privacy leapt from research papers to tech news headlines last year when, in the WWDC keynote, Apple VP of Engineering Craig Federighi announced Apple’s use of the concept to protect user privacy in iOS. This article gives a definition of differential privacy and example of differentially private algorithms.
Since a few months ago, a debate has been going on within the Objective-C/Swift developer community concerning the lack of dynamic features in Swift and the importance that runtime programming plays in Objective-C and Cocoa. InfoQ has spoken with Swift developers Chris Eidhof and Drew Crawford to learn more about these potential issues.
It's nearly Christmas time now and some might still be looking for a tree and a few presents. This article lets you to create trees and presents on your iOS device using Apple Swift. Merry Swiftmas!
In this IEEE article, author Charlie Miller talks about mobile security vulnerabilities. He discusses how iOS and Android phones can be attacked using mobile malware and drive-by downloads.
Couchbase has launched the first iOS App with an embedded Couchbase instance. CouchDB-enabled applications will be possible on all major mobile platforms - iOS, Android, Web OS. 1