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Millions of Android users warned to delete popular apps immediately

Security experts are warning Android users about a swathe of dangerous apps that have been downloaded millions of times from the Google Play Store. Since 2020, over 190 Android apps with a strain of malware that’s been dubbed ‘Harly’ have been installed with this shock bug able even able to steal money via expensive subscription […]

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Recommended Reading: The phone-monitoring ‘shameware’ apps used by churches | Engadget

Dhruv Mehrotra, Wired Some churches ask congregants to install activity-tracking apps on their phones in the name of accountability. Many churchgoers aren’t aware some software monitors a lot more than internet history. Some even take screenshots every minute before sending them to an “accountability partner.” When asked about the apps, Google told Wired two of […]

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Sweat Economy Illustrates How Web2 Apps Can Adopt Web3

The move-to-earn (M2E) concept has been around for some time but largely remained out of the spotlight due to the steep learning curve for new users. Between setting up a cryptocurrency wallet and buying an NFT to participate in a Web3 ecosystem, most existing M2E applications require substantial blockchain knowledge to participate.  M2E represents an […]

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Apple Watch Ultra ‘Depth’ and ‘Siren’ Apps Appear on App Store Ahead of Device’s Launch This Friday

Apple has listed two new apps on the App Store that are made exclusively for the Apple Watch Ultra: “Siren” and “Depth.” Siren is designed for emergency situations if users become lost or injured to draw attention to their location. When the Action button on Apple Watch Ultra is long-pressed, Siren emits a unique 86-decibel […]

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The iPhone 14 Pro camera is shaking and rattling when certain third-party apps are used | Engadget

Apple released its latest iPhone lineup last week. While many folks were excited to get their hands on a new device, their elation may have been tempered by some problems with the camera system. It seems that several prominent third-party apps have compatibility issues with the iPhone 14 Pro’s rear camera unit. Users have reported […]

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Google Cloud Now Available to BNB Chain’s 1,300 Apps

Key Takeaways Google Cloud and BNB Chain have partnered to provide developers with access to cloud computing services. The partnership will provide credits for access to Google Cloud, plus technical support and mentorship. BNB Chain is home to approximately 1,300 blockchain applications that could take advantage of the offer. Share this article Google Cloud and […]

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This Week in Apps: Apple’s event brings a ‘dynamic Island,’ new widgets and iOS 16

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. Global app spending reached $65 billion in the first half of 2022, up only slightly from the $64.4 billion during the same period in 2021, as hypergrowth fueled by […]

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Crypto Startup Slide Raises $12.3M to Connect New Users to Web3 Apps

New York-based Slide was founded earlier this year by Farman-Farmaian, a former product lead at crypto exchange Coinbase, and Sam Hatem, who previously worked as a blockchain developer at event-betting platform Polymarket. Slide came out of stealth mode alongside the funding round in a closed launch working with a select handful of partners. The company […]

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Cropin’s agriculture industry cloud to provide apps, data frameworks

Cropin, an agritech startup backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, on Tuesday said that it was launching its industry cloud for agriculture, built on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Dubbed Cropin Cloud, the suite comes with the ability to ingest and process data, run machine learning models for quick analysis and decision making, and […]

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Urgent Android alert as terrifying bug is back! Delete these apps now

SharkBot is back and as dangerous as ever. This incredibly malicious malware, which is fully capable of stealing login and banking credentials, has made an unwelcomed return to the Google Play Store with thousands already thought to be at risk from attack. Cyber criminals have used a sneaky tactic to get around Google’s robust security […]