The next version of Android could be truly business-friendly

Google campus sign with Android looming in the background

Android has a lot of market share, but it doesn’t have a big footprint in the corporate world; outside of special efforts like Samsung’s Knox, the OS isn’t well-suited to business demands.

All that may change in the near future, though, as The Information’s sources claim that the next major Android release will place a much stronger emphasis on office-grade security. The new OS will reportedly allow apps that require their own authentication (including biometrics), as well as data storage on secure chips.

It should also offer better remote management controls. If the rumor is accurate, we may not have long to wait to see these suit-and-tie features — Google could unveil them at its I/O conference in late June.





Source: Engadget - Read the full article here

Author: Daily Tech Whip

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