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Google Removes 857 Apps from Play Store Classified As Creepware
Google has removed nearly a thousand creepware apps on the Android play store after an alarm was sounded by a group of researchers from New York University, Cornell Tech, and Norton LifeLock. A creepware is an app that can "stalk, harass, defraud, or threaten another person, directly or indirectly.” Creepware does not classify as spyware as it is not considered threatening enough. Creepware needs to be combined with other apps to do any serious damage to the carrier. “These openly-sold consumer surveillance programs are often used...
Google Targets New Emerging Budget-Friendly Markets with Android Go
Google is unveiling a lot of new things at the Google I/O 2017, to which the latest addition is the Android Go. As its effort to take hold of the new emerging markets by launching budget-friendly Android devices, the company announced Android Go officially in a keynote address at the Google I/O 2017. Coming as an unexpected but a good surprise, Google’s Android Go is a sign the California company is working to make user experiences even better at the low-end front. As the name suggests Google’s Android Go is a new announced version of...
Google Will Soon Allow Developers To Set Introductory Subscription Price
Alphabet, Inc.’s Google just changed its policy for Android app subscriptions giving Android developers more flexibility than their iOS counterparts. To win the face off with Apple Inc. Google now plans to increase subscriptions, by allowing developers to charge introductory rates for app subscriptions. Welcoming Introductory Subscription Price The reform comes under the leadership of Sameer Samat, who rejoined Google earlier this year after a long-stint with wearable device maker Jawbone. Google is now trying to welcome revenue...