Dating app for Trump loners commits YUGE blunder: It leaks more than the West Wing (The Register)

The Register: Dating app for Trump loners commits YUGE blunder: It leaks more than the West Wing. “A much-hyped dating site for Donald Trump supporters in the US is being blasted for shoddy security that may have exposed all of its users to eavesdropping and account theft.”

Purdue News: AI tool automatically reveals how to write apps that drain less battery

Purdue News: AI tool automatically reveals how to write apps that drain less battery. “Purdue University researchers have created a new tool, called ‘DiffProf,’ that uses artificial intelligence to automatically decide for the developer if a feature should be improved to drain less battery and how to make that improvement.”

TIME: One of the World’s 7,000 Languages Dies Every Three Months. Can Apps Help Save Them?

TIME: One of the World’s 7,000 Languages Dies Every Three Months. Can Apps Help Save Them?. “Like his ancestors, 65-year-old Clayton Long spent his childhood immersed in Navajo culture, greeting fellow clan members with old, breathful Navajo words like ‘Yá’át’ééh.’ Then he was sent to an English-only boarding school where his native language, also known as Diné, was banned. “I went into a silent resistance,” Long says from his home in Blanding, Utah. He vowed that he would help to preserve it after he left, work he has done for about three decades as a teacher. This week, he’s entering new territory on that mission: the app store.”

Engadget: Yahoo Together group chat app organizes conversations by topic

Engadget: Yahoo Together group chat app organizes conversations by topic . “You have loads of group chat apps to choose from if you want to keep in touch with friends and family, but Yahoo’s new entry promises a more organized experience than most. The company has launched a new app for Android and iOS called Yahoo Together, which can split up conversations into topics.”

Mobile AR News: Google Puts Faces of Historic Women on US Currency via Augmented Reality

Mobile AR News: Google Puts Faces of Historic Women on US Currency via Augmented Reality. “Using image recognition, the new Notable Women app replaces the usual faces shown on various denominations of US currency with faces from the Notable Women database. Once enabled, the app also lets users tap the screen to read more about the person’s achievements.”

Library of Congress: Library of Congress Launches New Set of Educational Apps for Back to School

Library of Congress: Library of Congress Launches New Set of Educational Apps for Back to School. “The Library of Congress, in collaboration with educational organizations, today announced the launch of two new web- and mobile-based applications related to Congress and civics for use in K-12 classrooms. These new applications transport students through primary sources to some of the most dramatic turning points in U.S. history and immerse them in the related debates.”