Displaying items by tag: Google Play

An epic battle is shaping up over the fees mobile store owners charge developers. Fortnite developer Epic Games isn’t happy about giving a 30% cut of the millions it makes weekly through these stores.

Published in Mobility

New rules to help prevent unexpectedly high mobile phone bills have been imposed on the telecommunications industry by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Australians have a growing taste for sports and video entertainment content sending the Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) services market to new heights, reaching 12.3 million total subscriptions at the end of June, according new research from technology analyst firm, Telsyte.

Published in Entertainment
Wednesday, 03 July 2019 16:16

Linius inks commercial deal with SportsHero

Linius Technologies has entered into a Master Services Agreement with SportsHero Limited via their respective wholly-owned subsidiaries.

Published in Deals

Google has shocked the world by banning Huawei from future OS versions and security updates, but existing Huawei handsets will continue getting Google Play app updates, while Huawei promises it will issue security updates instead.

Published in Development

More than $5 million was lost to scams in 2018 involving gift cards — a 38% increase compared to 2017 — with iTunes cards accounting for $3.1 million in losses, according to Scamwatch, the competition watchdog ACCC’s scam warning service.

Published in Home Tech
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 10:32

Cabcharge launches Digital Pass on Android

Cabcharge has officially rolled out its Digital Pass on Android to allow corporate travellers to pay their fares via Google Play.

Published in Market

Telstra-owned video software and services company Ooyala is collaborating with Netherlands-based ODMedia Group to integrate the group’s video localisation and delivery capabilities with Ooyala’s video production, management, distribution and monetisation services.

Published in Deals

Symantec has released new research on mobile app privacy on iOS and Android that uncovers how much personal info your apps are gathering, along with a list of 68 fake Android apps featuring aggressively awful adware.

Published in Security

The makers of dodgy apps that are uploaded to the Google Play Store are tricking users into downloading them by inflating the number of times that the app has been downloaded.

Published in Security

Does trying to park sometimes elicit the "crow call" that Graeme Kennedy made famous back in 1975? Well good news, finding parking spots has left last century and has arrived in 2018 with UbiPark.

Published in Apps
Thursday, 12 April 2018 10:27

Ola launches ride share in Melbourne

Ride-sharing service Ola has launched in Melbourne and has flagged future launches in Brisbane and the Gold Coast, Canberra, Adelaide, Darwin and Hobart.

Published in Market

Vodafone has expanded the areas where its NBN service is available, launched a new 4K HDR Android TV-powered set-top box with terrestrial TV tuner capability, and offers 12 months of Netflix on its top two NBN plans.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Leeloo was the heroine of The Fifth Element, alongside protagonist Bruce Willis, but if you find yourself antagonised, the personal and safety app Leelou can deliver "incredibly detailed and precise information" to carers and those who need to know.

Published in Apps
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 11:53

Android mobile apps now being hijacked for mining

Mobile malware that mines for cryptocurrencies has been found in apps that are available on Google Play, the security firm Trend Micro reports.

Published in Security

An advertising software development kit known as Igexin, that allowed spying through the use of malicious plugins, has been found in more than 500 apps on the Google Play store.

Published in Security

Security firm Sophos Labs says it has found several popular Android apps in the Google Play store that contain a third-party library that keeps popping up ads even if the user tries to close them.

Published in Security

Check Point researchers have found new Android malware dubbed FalseGuide that has been part of 45 apps downloaded more than two million times from Google Play since November 2016.

Published in Security
Thursday, 26 January 2017 12:21

Not all Android VPNs protect users' privacy

A new research paper has discovered that 38% of free virtual private network (VPN) software has malware and 84% leak users' traffic in complete disregard of the users' privacy they should be protecting.

Published in Security

Publishers generated revenues of more than US$89 billion globally from app downloads and usage last year as downloads reached 90 billion, according to a new report on the mobile app economy.

Published in Apps
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