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Thousands of apps in Google Play Store may be illegally tracking children, study finds

A co-author of the large-scale study said it unveiled "rampant potential violations." Some of the apps in question included Disney’s “Where’s My Water?” Gameloft’s Minion Rush and Duolingo, the language learning app......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 16th, 2018

Thousands of apps in Google Play Store may be illegally tracking children, study finds

Some of the apps in question included Disney’s “Where’s My Water?” Gameloft’s “Minion Rush” and Duolingo, the language learning app......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 16th, 2018

Thousands of apps in Google Play Store may be illegally tracking children, study finds

A co-author of the large-scale study said it unveiled "rampant potential violations." Some of the apps in question included Disney’s “Where’s My Water?” Gameloft’s Minion Rush and Duolingo, the language learning app......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 16th, 2018

Thousands of Android apps may be illegally tracking children, study finds

Thousands of Android apps may be illegally tracking children, study finds.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 16th, 2018

Thousands of Android apps may be illegally tracking children, study finds

Some of the apps in question included Disney’s “Where’s My Water?” Gameloft’s “Minion Rush” and Duolingo, the language learning app......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 16th, 2018

More than 3,000 apps on Google Play tracking children, says study

The researchers said that the study results are representative given that the apps that were examined show the most popular free ones on Google Play.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 16th, 2018

Google finds malware apps in Play store that were downloaded 500K times

Google has taken swift action after it was discovered that more than a dozen apps that install malware on user devices were found in the Google Play store. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 26th, 2018

Thousands of Android apps improperly track children, study finds

A new study finds that thousands of apps designed for the Android operating system have been collecting data on children improperly, possibly violating US COPPA laws. For more on the story here is Zachary Devita......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 16th, 2018

Smoking and depression apps are selling your data to Google and Facebook, study finds

Many of these apps are transmitting data to third parties without their users’ knowledge or consent......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 23rd, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Google suspends Cheetah, Kika apps over ad-fraud allegations

Google has suspended two apps from its Google Play app store amid allegations that they could have been used in an ad fraud scheme......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 4th, 2018

More than 500,000 people downloaded games on the Google Play Store that were infected with nasty malware — here are the 13 apps affected (GOOG, GOOGL)

Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider Google has removed several games from its Play Store for containing malware.  The games, which were all driving simulators, required users to download an e.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 1st, 2018

More Than 500,000 People Downloaded These Malware-Infected Android Apps

Thirteen malware apps disguised as car racing games were removed from Google Play this weekend. Google removed 13 apps from its Google Play app store this weekend after the apps were .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 26th, 2018

Google Play Store Deals: $.99 Movie Rentals, Big Offer On Apps

Google, it seems, is not yet done with Black Friday deals. Earlier the search giant revealed its hardware deals, including discounts on the Pixel 3. Now, Google has come up with Google Play’s 2018 Cyber Week deals or simply.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 21st, 2018

30 days after banning them, the Google Play app store still hosts cryptocurrency mining apps

REUTERS/Toru Hanai In July 2018, Google .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 29th, 2018

Wear OS Apps Get Mandatory Review Process For Google Play Store

It seems that Googl.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkAug 16th, 2018

Google (GOOG,GOOGL) to Crackdown on Play Store Apps

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Category: topSource: investorplaceJul 27th, 2018

Google Bans Crypto Mining Apps Possibly To Protect Your Phone From Burning

Google regularly updates its Play Store developer policies, and whenever it does so, it makes life difficult for some other categories of apps to ensure overall well being. This t.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 27th, 2018

Google bans cryptocurrency mining apps from the Play Store

As part of a sweeping update to its developer policies.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 26th, 2018

Google responds to report of Android apps illegally tracking kids" behavior

Not to.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 17th, 2018

Study finds over 3,300 Android apps improperly tracking kids

There's little doubt that mobile apps sometimes overstep their bounds by collecting more data from kids than the law allows. But how often does that happen? It might be more than you think......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 16th, 2018

Over 3,300 apps on Google Play are collecting info on children, Independent says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallApr 16th, 2018