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Firefox attacks Google over Android Play Store
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The privacy label system is corrupt

Firefox maker Mozilla released a study chiding Google for flaws in its Android Play Store app privacy label system.

Google lets Trump's "Truth" social onto App store
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Infamy, infamy, they have all got it infamy

Google has approved former US President Donald Trump's social media app Truth Social for distribution in the Google Play Store.

Indonesia says Google abuses monopoly
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Monday, 19 September 2022 11:13

Indonesia says Google abuses monopoly

Unfair to other boardgames, and might require some diplomacy 

Indonesia's competition regulator, the succinctly titled Komisi Pengawas Persaingan Usaha (KPPU) has alleged that Google has violated local anti-monopoly laws.

SharkBotDropper infiltrated the Google Play Store again
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You are going to need a bigger boat

SharkBotDropper trojan has once again infiltrated the Google Play Store, Fox-IT, researchers have warned.

Google bans 50 dodgy Android apps
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 21 July 2022 10:41

Google bans 50 dodgy Android apps

Beware the Joker 

Google has just banned another 50 applications from its Play Store with anyone who downloaded them before the block came into force facing their personal details being stolen, text messages intercepted and even being signed up for subscription plans they never wanted or actually use.

Google bans call-recording apps
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Friday, 22 April 2022 12:46

Google bans call-recording apps

Even if they are legal

Google has banned call-recording apps from the Play Store, in a move which seems to be designed to drive journalists nuts.

Wednesday, 05 February 2014 08:44

Communist Nexus 5 ships today


Vanilla Android is the opium of the people

Wednesday, 11 December 2013 10:14

White Nexus 7 launched, available in US, UK

Plastic ebony and rubber ivory

Friday, 01 November 2013 16:13

Nexus 5 16GB already out of stock


White one ships with delays

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Matching its other Play apps to it