Apple would be prohibited from preloading its apps under the antitrust bills introduced into the House. Wow, would this also be the same for Google? Can we do this for bloatware? :)
If enacted into law as-is, a piece of antitrust legislation recently introduced would make it illegal for #Apple to offer first-party preinstalled apps like #Pages , #Music , and #Maps on on #iPhone .
I mean, I still think of "Hangouts" as Gchat, but I really, really will never ever understand Google's bizarrely confused and self-defeating strategy when it comes to messaging apps. I mean, why should I figure out what's what when it'll change in a year anyway?
Hackers can gain remote access to a Peloton bike's camera and microphone and can monitor users. They can also add apps disguised as Netflix and Spotify to get login credentials.
Not Ross Douthat on Substack lamenting that women on dating apps are pickier than men on dating apps and calling this supposed problem “sexual inequality” 😣😞
We believe users should have the choice over the data that is being collected about them and how it’s used. Facebook can continue to track users across apps and websites as before, App Tracking Transparency in iOS 14 will just require that they ask for your permission first.
Government of India bans 59 mobile apps. Tik Tok, UC Browser and other Chinese apps included in the list.
The U.S. military is buying location data about Muslims retrieved by Muslim dating and prayer apps, per @VICE . Apps include Muslim Pro (150 million downloads) and Muslim Mingle. The data is reportedly collected by a third party called X-Mode, which then sells it to contractors.
List of 59 apps banned by Government of India "which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order”.