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What is your lifelong number of apps installed in the Play Store?

Smartphones are nothing without apps, and there are many of them in the Play Store. Of course, the quality is there … let’s say “varies” thanks to Google’s rather lax administration and curation efforts. But there are many apps that we rely on every day, others that we might use a few times a month, and even more that we …

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TikTok and 53 other iOS apps continue to monitor your confidential data on the clipboard

In March, researchers discovered that more than four dozen iOS apps, including TikTok, the Chinese social media and video sharing phenomenon that has taken the Internet by storm, have had privacy issues. Despite TikTok’s promise to curb the practice, some of Apple’s most confidential data continues to be accessed, including passwords, cryptocurrency wallet addresses, account reset links, and personal messages. …

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Britain is accused of trying to thwart “competing” COVID-19 apps

Talk to that observerProfessor Tim Spector said his app was treated as “the enemy” by NHSX. “We were handicapped from the beginning when we first contacted NHSX in March,” he said. “A lot of signals went to places like the universities, my university, medical charities and royal colleges to not support our app as it would affect theirs.” Spector also …

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Europe is launching contact tracking apps with hope and concern

ROME – When three people in the northern Italian region of Liguria tested positive for the coronavirus last week, they gave their doctors permission to enter anonymous codes into a national server that were generated by a new contact tracking app on their phones. Moments later, the phones of people who had also voluntarily downloaded and contacted the app buzzed …

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ByteDance to shutdown Vigo apps – TechCrunch

Chinese internet giant ByteDance has announced plans to discontinue two of its apps in India, the largest overseas market, and has urged users to switch to TikTok. Vigo Video and Vigo Lite, two apps that allow users to create and share shorthand sketches and lip sync with Bollywood songs, released a message early Monday (local time) announcing that they will …

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Great camera, but not Google Apps

The Huawei P40 Pro Plus. Ryan Browne | CNBC Huawei will launch its new high-end smartphone P40 Pro Plus at the end of this month. It’s an impressive challenger to Samsung’s top flagship, the Galaxy S20 Ultra. But there is a catch. The Chinese technology giant was added to a US trading list known as the “Entity List” last year, …

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