SD Times news digest: WearOS developer preview, Synopsys’ Coverity updates, and Apple App Store prohibits cryptocurrency mining

Google has announced new changes to the WearOS by Google developer preview. According to the company, battery life has been a major focus area. After reviewing developer feedback, the company found users were unhappy with the disabling of alarms and jobs for background apps. As a result, Google is reversing the change and will be reflected in all WearOS preview devices. “The decision came as we reviewed the feedback and saw that a strict on/off setting prevents reasonable usage and promotes anti-patterns,” Hoi Lam, lead developer advocate for WearOS by Google, wrote in a post. “Going forward, we plan to...