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Apple to tighten app privacy, remove apps that don’t comply

Called App Tracking Transparency, it will require apps to clearly ask for users’ permission before tracking them. It was due to be launched this year but was delayed to allow developers more time to make changes.
Apple is stepping up privacy for app users, forcing developers to be more transparent about data collection and warning they could be removed if they don't comply with a new anti-tracking measure, a company executive and regulators said Tuesday.(AP File Photo)
Apple is stepping up privacy for app users, forcing developers to be more transparent about data collection and warning they could be removed if they don't comply with a new anti-tracking measure, a company executive and regulators said Tuesday.(AP File Photo)
Published on Dec 09, 2020 08:23 AM IST
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London | By Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar

China removes TripAdvisor and other apps under cleansing campaign

China removes the well known US application TripAdvisor from stores under a cleansing campaign.
Updated on Dec 08, 2020 03:14 PM IST
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Reuters | By Reuters

Sunday debate: What form of videos do you prefer- long or short?

It’s been three months since TikTok went off the app store in India, but 15-second videos have made a comeback. What matters: time or content?
It’s essential to make every second count
It’s essential to make every second count
Published on Oct 25, 2020 07:38 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Yusuf Omar and Ranveer Allahbadia

US bans WeChat, TikTok from app stores citing security risk

The move comes close on the heels of India’s ban of the two apps along with 57 others following border clashes with China; 118 more have since been added to India’s ban list.
Icons for the smartphone apps TikTok and WeChat are seen on a smartphone screen in Beijing.(AP File)
Icons for the smartphone apps TikTok and WeChat are seen on a smartphone screen in Beijing.(AP File)
Updated on Sep 18, 2020 08:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj

Haryana directs school teachers to download ArogyaSetu app on their mobiles

AarogyaSetu is a mobile application for contact tracing and dissemination of relevant medical advisories to contain the spread of COVID-19 and can be downloaded from Google’s Play Store and Apple’s App Store.
ArogyaSetu app.(HT file)
ArogyaSetu app.(HT file)
Published on Apr 15, 2020 07:57 PM IST
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Chandigarh | By Asian News International

Techilicious by Rajiv Makhni: Can Huawei’s App Gallery take on Google and Apple?

Huawei has just thrown the gauntlet down and wants to become the alternative to Google Play Store and the Apple App Store
Huawei released two folding phones including the Mate X2 ahead of the competition
Huawei released two folding phones including the Mate X2 ahead of the competition
Updated on Mar 15, 2020 12:16 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Rajiv Makhni

60% rise in malware designed to steal money from banks in Q1 of FY ‘19-20

Mobile banking Trojans are one of the most rapidly-developing, flexible and dangerous types of malware, said the report from cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab
A man checks his mobile phones in front of State Bank of India (SBI) branch(REUTERS)
A man checks his mobile phones in front of State Bank of India (SBI) branch(REUTERS)
Published on May 25, 2019 01:44 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service

Apple, Google remove 3 dating apps targeting kids

Meet24, FastMeet and Meet4U have been removed after they appeared to be in violation of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and the FTC Act by act after asking for the personal details of minors under 13 without verifiable parental permission.
Apple and Google have removed three dating apps from their online stores after the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alleged the apps allowed kids as young as 12 to access them.(Representative Image/AFP File Photo)
Apple and Google have removed three dating apps from their online stores after the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alleged the apps allowed kids as young as 12 to access them.(Representative Image/AFP File Photo)
Published on May 07, 2019 11:43 AM IST
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Washington | By Indo-Asian News Service

Why the TikTok ban is worrying

Rather than critically examining the infringement of liberties by the political executive, the Indian courts are becoming an additional threat to the right to freedom of expression, which we must be increasingly wary of
The court order banning TikToK also implied that the availability of pornography on the platform was problematic, even though it is not illegal to access pornography in India(Bloomberg)
The court order banning TikToK also implied that the availability of pornography on the platform was problematic, even though it is not illegal to access pornography in India(Bloomberg)
Published on May 02, 2019 09:16 PM IST
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By Gurshabad Grover

Apple, Google slammed for hosting app that allows Saudi men to track women

According to a report in Insider on Friday, the app called “Absher” lets men to give women permission to travel, and also get SMS when a woman uses her passport at the border.
Under Saudi law, it is essential for women to have a legal “guardian” who can restrict her travel.(AFP/Picture for representation)
Under Saudi law, it is essential for women to have a legal “guardian” who can restrict her travel.(AFP/Picture for representation)
Updated on Feb 09, 2019 03:08 PM IST
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San Francisco | By Indo Asian News Service

Apple deserves a fine from the EU, too

The European Commission had solid antitrust reasons for fining Google 4.3 billion euros ($5 billion) for violations including the bundling of certain apps with the Android operating system -- and for not going after Apple for similar behaviour. Yet, from a consumer’s point of view, Apple should get the same kind of attention.
The language matters because Apple (or Blackberry) doesn’t license its operating systems to equipment manufacturers. It produces a full package and cannot be accused of putting illegal pressure on manufacturers.(REUTERS)
The language matters because Apple (or Blackberry) doesn’t license its operating systems to equipment manufacturers. It produces a full package and cannot be accused of putting illegal pressure on manufacturers.(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 20, 2018 01:55 PM IST
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Bloomberg | By Leonid Bershidsky

Google fined record $5 billion by European Union, told to alter Android model

Google was given 90 days to stop what the EU said were “illegal practices” on contracts with handset manufacturers that push Google services in front of users.
A Google Inc member of staff walks through the company headquarters in London, UK.(Simon Dawson/Bloomberg)
A Google Inc member of staff walks through the company headquarters in London, UK.(Simon Dawson/Bloomberg)
Updated on Jul 18, 2018 06:00 PM IST
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Bloomberg | By Aoife White
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