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Cambridge Analytica Scandal Spans More Than One Facebook App

5 monthes 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

5 monthes 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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Shazam Will Now Be Ad-Free For All Users

Shazam Will Now Be Ad-Free For All Users

Some of you may recall that Apple announced its intention to acquire song recognition service Shazam in December last year. It never revealed how much it paid for the service... Read more ...

Salesforce brings Mobile SDK to iOS for iPhone and iPad enterprise apps

Salesforce brings Mobile SDK to iOS for iPhone and iPad enterprise apps

Apple and enterprise app powerhouse Salesforce announced a new partnership today that will improve the number and quality of mobile business applications across iPhones and... Read more ...

Best smart scales: top ways to track your weight and fitness from home

Best smart scales: top ways to track your weight and fitness from home

Want to keep an eye on your weight and overall health with a fitness tracker or smartwatch? If you're looking to monitor your weight, that's not possible from your wrist... Read more ...

Top 10 Best Android Apps - Lock Screen - September 2018

Top 10 Best Android Apps - Lock Screen - September 2018

In this day and age, quite a few people don't even see lock screen on their smartphones , as the vast majority of modern smartphones ship with fingerprint scanners, which... Read more ...

Today's Apps Gone Free: Smart PDF Scanner, Pinball Breaker Forever and Zero+

Today's Apps Gone Free: Smart PDF Scanner, Pinball Breaker Forever and Zero+

Scan documents, protect the city from invaders, and zero out numbered tiles with todays collection of apps and games. All app prices are subject to change at any time and... Read more ...

Lockly smart locks are controlled via a smartphone companion application

Lockly smart locks are controlled via a smartphone companion application

If you are in the market for a secure smart lock the Lockly range of devices may be worth more investigation and come complete with a smartphone companion application that... Read more ...

Apple Watch Series 4 Fall Detection Feature is Off by Default Unless You're 65+

Apple Watch Series 4 Fall Detection Feature is Off by Default Unless You're 65+

Apple Watch Series 4 has a new feature called Fall Detection, which uses the new next-generation gyroscope and accelerometer to detect a fall and provide options to contact... Read more ...

Today's Apps Gone Free: Bring Me Cakes, MaxDominator and Anchor Pointer

Today's Apps Gone Free: Bring Me Cakes, MaxDominator and Anchor Pointer

Deliver sweet treats to granny, match falling dominoes, and store GPS locations with todays collection of apps and games. All app prices are subject to change at any time and... Read more ...

Google Brings Daydream VR Support To All Android Apps

Google Brings Daydream VR Support To All Android Apps

Google continues to take steps to further promote its Daydream virtual reality platform. The company has now announced that it's adding the ability to open any smartphone... Read more ...

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Bose QC 35 SII Headphones $274, Anker Soundcore Sale...

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Bose QC 35 SII Headphones $274, Anker Soundcore Sale from $30, Fire TV Stick $30, more

9to5Toys now has a new app! Download it to stay to date on the best gear and deals on the web. Plus don't forget to sign up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check... Read more ...