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Android torch app with over 50m downloads silently sent user location and device data to advertisers

Brightest Flashlight app on Android was deceptive in sending user data to advertisers, says US FTC. Photograph: /public domain US Federal Trade Commission charges ‘deception’ over app which turned on lights on Android smartphones – but also told advertisers about … Continue reading

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Google is building Chrome apps support for Android and iOS, beta release coming as soon as January 2014

Google is working on bringing Chrome packaged apps from the desktop to the mobile world. The company is currently building a toolkit to help developers create Chrome apps for Android and iOS, as well as port their existing Chrome apps … Continue reading

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