Mobile Apps

Google Faces App Tracking Lawsuit

Lawsuit alleges Google continues tracking user activity on mobile apps, even if tracking is turned off in Google account settings

1 day ago

WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger To Integrate Chats – Report

Chat integration? Facebook is reportedly working to allow WhatsApp users to chat with Facebook Messenger users, and vice versa

1 week ago

Tech Firms Withhold Data Sharing With Hong Kong

Tech giants pledge pause data sharing with authorities in Hong Kong, after China imposed draconian security law for the territory

1 week ago

Apple Criticised For App User Tracking Alert

Plan for iOS 14 to give app users the option to decline ad tracking has been criticised (surprise, surprise) by…

2 weeks ago

Police ‘Crack’ EncroChat Encryption, Resulting In Hundreds Of Arrests

Organised crime around Europe has been dealt a huge blow after authorities cracked the encryption of a messaging system used…

2 weeks ago

India Bans Chinese Apps Including TikTok

Growing military tensions between China and India sees Chinese apps being banned, including well known apps such as TikTok

2 weeks ago

Google To Delete User Searches, Location Data After 18 Months

Privacy win? Google will automatically delete user's website searches and visits, as well as some location data, after 18 months

3 weeks ago

Twitter Introduces ‘Voice Tweets’

Twitter introduces audio tweets for limited number of iOS users, in an effort to bring a more “human touch” to…

4 weeks ago

British Covid-19 Tracing App Adopts Google, Apple Approach

NHS is abandoning its centralised approach and will instead adopt the Google-Apple decentralised model for the delayed Coronavirus tracing app

4 weeks ago

Apple App Store, Apple Pay Hit By EU Antitrust Investigations

Double whammy. Apple now facing two separate official European Commission investigations into its App Store and Apple Pay

4 weeks ago