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Cambridge Analytica Scandal Spans More Than One Facebook App

6 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

The Cambridge Analytica scandal Facebook is presently enduring spans more than just a single online quiz app that has so far been reported as leveraged for harvesting data on up to 87 million users in 2014, according to one Brittney Kaiser, a former employee of the political consulting firm which testified in front of a British parliamentary committee regarding online misinformation campaigns earlier today. While the This Is Your Digital Life app developed by researcher Aleksandr Kogan was the one that led to the controversy in the first place, abusing Facebook logins to mine data on some...
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Facebook Sued For Collecting Data On User Faces

6 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

U.S. District Judge James Donato on Monday approved a class-action lawsuit targeting Facebook's practice of analyzing and storing data on user faces based on the images people upload to its social network and the tags they attach to them. Multiple plaintiffs claim their privacy has been violated as part of such activities, with Facebook previously arguing that harvesting data on how people look isn't illegal even without explicit consent. The competent judge still allowed the lawsuit to move forward some three years after being filed based on Facebook's possible violations of the Illinois...
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This is the ‘Material Design 2' revamp of Google Account settings in Play...

This is the ‘Material Design 2' revamp of Google Account settings in Play services

Over the weekend, we spotted a Material Design “refresh” for Chrome on Windows, while we've previously managed to enable “Material Design 2” in the Google app and Feed. Today... Read more ...

Microsoft To Retire Enterprise Chat Apps For Windows Phone

Microsoft To Retire Enterprise Chat Apps For Windows Phone

Microsoft's efforts at bringing Windows onto mobile has been somewhat stagnant as of late, which is why it doesn't really come as a surprise to learn that Microsoft has... Read more ...

Microsoft retires enterprise messaging services for Windows Mobile

Microsoft retires enterprise messaging services for Windows Mobile

Microsoft has announced that after May 20, 2018 enterprise messaging services on Windows 10 Mobile will be terminated. The company is ending support for Skype for Business... Read more ...

Kindle for iOS update brings new magazine format and more

Kindle for iOS update brings new magazine format and more

Calling all bibliophiles: version 6.6 of Amazon's Kindle app is rolling out today, providing a few new features that will hopefully make your reading experience easier and more... Read more ...

Snapseed photo editing app updated to support iPhone X

Snapseed photo editing app updated to support iPhone X

Popular photo editing app Snapseed, which allows for editing RAW photos, has been updated for iPhone X today. more... Read more ...

The man at the center of the Facebook scandal talked last night on CBS' 60...

The man at the center of the Facebook scandal talked last night on CBS' 60 Minutes

If you've been following the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal, you surely have heard the name Aleksandr Kogan. He is the Russian-American researcher who developed the app... Read more ...

Google Still Making Chrome OS Linux Container, New App Suggests

Google Still Making Chrome OS Linux Container, New App Suggests

Google is still working on a Linux container for Chrome OS, as suggested by a new Terminal app that started appearing to users running the latest Developer Channel build of the... Read more ...

Google Photos' Movie Editor Gets New Design & Options

Google Photos' Movie Editor Gets New Design & Options

If you're editing videos on your Android smartphone, you'll be glad to know that Google is now rolling out a new update to its Google Photos app, and this update focuses on... Read more ...

Google Photos Rolling Out A New Movie Editor

Google Photos Rolling Out A New Movie Editor

Image credit - Android Police It used to be that video editing software would be confusing as heck to use that only professionals can find their way around. However while... Read more ...

Today's Apps Gone Free: Intro to US, Happy Squirrels Stickers, Intro to...

Today's Apps Gone Free: Intro to US, Happy Squirrels Stickers, Intro to Colors and More

Learn about the United States, share happy squirrels stickers, and bring color into your childs world with todays collection of apps and games. All app prices are subject to... Read more ...