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Facebook Will Pay Up To $5B For Being Careless With Your Data

57 minutes ago   |   Android Headlines

Facebook released its financial results for the first quarter of 2019 and have confided that it's expected to pay between $3 and $5 billion in fines from the FTC. These fines...
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Adware apps still common on Google Play Store

Adware apps still common on Google Play Store

1 hour ago   |   Tech Radar

Through the use of its mobile threat intelligence platform apklab.io, Avast has discovered 50 adware apps on the Google Play Store that have been installed anywhere from 5k to...
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30 Million Android Users Infected In Search Of Better Lifestyles

30 Million Android Users Infected In Search Of Better Lifestyles

1 day ago   |   Android Headlines

Security firm, Avast, recently discovered 50 different applications that contain adware. These apps, which include Magic Cut Out, Mov-tracker, Photo Blur Studio, Pro Photo...
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France's Tchap app still in beta and has a lot of security flaws

1 day ago   |   Android Community

A couple of days ago we told you about this brand new app that the French government has developed specifically for in-house communications between government employees and...
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Popular Hotspot Finder App Exposed Millions Of WiFi Passwords

Popular Hotspot Finder App Exposed Millions Of WiFi Passwords

2 days ago   |   Ubergizmo

If you're on the go and you'd prefer connecting to a WiFi network instead of relying on cellular connection, there are apps out there that help you locate a WiFi hotspot. In...
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French government's “secure” chat app left door open to outsiders

French government's “secure” chat app left door open to outsiders

2 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Around the same time French President was greeting firefighters who saved Notre Dame Cathedral from fire, a security researcher was burning a new "secure" chat...
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Download Android Studio 3.4 complete with Android Q emulator

6 days ago   |   Beta News

Google has released its latest version of Android Studio, the tool used by developers to create Android apps. Android Studio 3.4 is now available on the stable channel and as...
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Google Will Soon Block Logins From Embedded Browsers

Google Will Soon Block Logins From Embedded Browsers

6 days ago   |   Ubergizmo   |   2 articles

Apps on our mobile devices like Facebook, Instagram, Reddit, and so on come with their own built-in browsers. The idea is that this will help keep users using their app even...
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Google blocking sign-ins from embedded app browsers to counter man-in-the-middle attacks

Google blocking sign-ins from embedded app browsers to counter man-in-the-middle attacks

6 days ago   |   9to5Google   |   2 articles

Last week at Cloud Next 2019, Google announced that all Android 7.0+ devices can serve as security keys. However, the reality is that most people do not use 2FA, and other...
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Ajit Pai proposes blocking China-owned telecom from US phone market

Ajit Pai proposes blocking China-owned telecom from US phone market

7 days ago   |   Ars Technica   |   5 articles

Enlarge / Chess queens with US and Chinese flags. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has proposed denying China Mobile USA's application to offer telecom...
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2019 Google Play Award nominees revealed with winners announced at I/O

2019 Google Play Award nominees revealed with winners announced at I/O

For the past several years , the Google Play Awards have recognized the top apps and games for Android. The nominees for 2019's nine categories were announced today, with... Read more ...

Apple App Store having issues with endless loop

Apple App Store having issues with endless loop

It would appear that there is some sort of issue with Apple's App store on the iPhone and iPad with a number of users stuck in an endless loop. The issue appears when you try... Read more ...

Google joins forces with Childish Gambino for new augmented reality app

Google joins forces with Childish Gambino for new augmented reality app

Google has teamed up with musician Childish Gambino to release an augmented reality app called Pharo AR. According to a blog post by Google, fans of the This Is America rapper... Read more ...

Indian government lifts TikTok ban, says it can return to the App Store

Indian government lifts TikTok ban, says it can return to the App Store

Last week, regulators in India forced Apple to remove the viral TikTok video sharing app from the App Store one inappropriate content concerns. Now, however, an Indian state... Read more ...

Update in Google Play Store will make BlackBerry's virtual QWERTY more helpful

Update in Google Play Store will make BlackBerry's virtual QWERTY more helpful

If you own a BlackBerry handset that runs on Android (starting with the BlackBerry Priv and later), the company has dropped an update for the BlackBerry Keyboard app found in... Read more ...

9to5Mac Daily: April 24, 2019 - AirPods 3 rumors

9to5Mac Daily: April 24, 2019 - AirPods 3 rumors

9Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple's Podcasts app , Stitcher , TuneIn , Google Play , or through our... Read more ...

Samsung to Invest $115 Billion in Foundry & Chip Businesses by 2030

Samsung to Invest $115 Billion in Foundry & Chip Businesses by 2030

Being among the largest contract makers of semiconductors and among leading developers of chips for various applications, Samsung Electronics wants to become the world's leader... Read more ...

Today's Apps Gone Free: Red in Bed, PirTie and ABC Star

Today's Apps Gone Free: Red in Bed, PirTie and ABC Star

Enjoy an interactive tale, experience a world of color, and learn to write letters and numbers with today's collection of apps and games. All app prices are subject to change... Read more ...

Google Fit Launches on iPhone With Apple Health and Apple Watch Integration

Google Fit Launches on iPhone With Apple Health and Apple Watch Integration

Over four years after debuting on Android, and following a significant redesign last year , Google Fit is now available on iOS . The fitness tracking app can track workout... Read more ...

Google Fit launches on iOS with support for Wear OS and Apple Watch

Google Fit launches on iOS with support for Wear OS and Apple Watch

It's available to download starting today. Last year, Google completely overhauled Google Fit with a much-needed update. It's been a great experience so far on Android, and as... Read more ...