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Sensor Tower: Mixi, Tencent, and Netflix were 2017's top grossers in mobile

5 monthes ago   |   By VentureBeat

Mixi's mobile game Monster Strike was the top grossing app in 2017, according to mobile data and insights company Sensor Tower. The caveat, though, is that Google Play isn't available in China - the stomping grounds of tech giant Tencent, which recently released its hit title Honor of Kings with the name Arena of Valor in the West. In outside gaming, Netflix's app was the highest earner, dethroning Spotify, which sat at No. 1 in 2016.
The mobile market generated $58.6 billion last year , thanks mostly to games. The category accounted for $48.3 billion of spending, and many of the top...
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Google removes over 60 apps and games from the Play Store for displaying pornographic ads

Google removes over 60 apps and games from the Play Store for displaying pornographic ads

5 monthes ago   |   By Phandroid

For parents giving their children Android smartphones or tablets, it's tough to make sure they're not being exposed to things they shouldn't be seeing. Even when you think you're doing the right thing by sticking to children's apps and games, you still have to be vigilant.
Take this story from security research firm Check Point who discovered pornographic ads had crept into apps and games for children, some that have been downloaded over a million times. The malicious bug responsible - known as AdultSwine - was found in 60 apps/games, some of which directly targeting children. Games based...
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Verizon's new 'Above' plan launches, but you chose T-Mobile as the best...

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