SD Times news digest: Android APKs, GitHub Education, and NGINX funding

Google has added a small amount of security metadata on APKs in order to verify which APKs were distributed by Google Play. This comes after it announced last year that it would be making updates to app security to verify authenticity. The company will be able to determine authenticity when a device is offline, add shared apps to a user’s Play Library, and then manage app updates once the device comes back online. According to the company, this will give users more confidence when using peer-to-peer sharing apps, which is common in countries with costly data plans and limited connectivity....