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CERT-In issues advisory for Android users, says those not on latest version are at risk of being spied on
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CERT-In issues advisory for Android users, says those not on latest version are at risk of being spied on

CERT-In says successful exploitation of the vulnerability could allow attackers to gain access to a user's login credentials, SMS, photos, and phone conversations.

Google has started blocking Google apps from running on uncertified Android devices
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Google has started blocking Google apps from running on uncertified Android devices

A custom Android ROM refers to a smartphone's firmware which is based on Google's Android platform.

Facebook Messenger Lite will now support video chat feature for those still on older devices
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Facebook Messenger Lite will now support video chat feature for those still on older devices

It was anyways high time that Facebook had brought the video chat feature to the Messenger Lite

64 percent of Android devices protected with enhanced security on Chrome
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64 percent of Android devices protected with enhanced security on Chrome

Google's efforts to enhance security by extending "not secure" warning to websites not encrypted with "HTTPS in Chrome" has yielded desired results.

Google's Android Marshmallow is now running on 4.6 percent of active devices
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Google's Android Marshmallow is now running on 4.6 percent of active devices

Google's latest Marshmallow OS is now running on 4.6 percent of Android devices, claims the company. In a recent Google Play distribution data, Google states that Marshmallow has an active share, which is exactly double from last month, which was running on 2.3 percent of active Android devices.

Microsoft apps will now be preloaded on Android devices
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Microsoft apps will now be preloaded on Android devices

Microsoft has stated that its apps will soon be featured on Android devices from 76 companies in 2016. Last year, the company also made access to Microsoft apps and services on mobile devices with 31 global and local OEMs and original device manufacturer partners to pre-install Microsoft Office, OneDrive and Skype on Android tablets.

95 percent of Android devices were affected in July-September quarter: Report
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95 percent of Android devices were affected in July-September quarter: Report

According to a report by Trend Micro, the Stagefright vulnerability affected nearly 95 percent of all Android devices. In total, five different vulnerabilities in media processing in Android were attacked this quarter.

Facebook employees being asked to ditch iPhones and switch to Android devices, here's why
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Facebook employees being asked to ditch iPhones and switch to Android devices, here's why

A large number of Facebook employees are shunning their iPhones and switching to Android devices. And they are doing it - not necessarily willingly - under strict instructions from chief product officer Chris Cox!

Amazon introduces new advertising platform for Android mobile app developers: Report
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Amazon introduces new advertising platform for Android mobile app developers: Report

Amazon.com launched a new advertising platform for mobile app developers to promote their apps on Android devices, Bloomberg reported.

Google introduces new handwriting input tool for Android; allows users to draw emojis, text
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Google introduces new handwriting input tool for Android; allows users to draw emojis, text

Google has launched a new Google Handwriting Input which allows users to handwrite text on their Android devices as an additional input method for any Android app.

Google says it cut Android malware in half in 2014
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Google says it cut Android malware in half in 2014

Google said that malware infections on Android devices have been cut in half in the past year following security upgrades for the mobile platform. In a security review for 2014, Google said it made significant strides for the platform long seen as weak on security.

Microsoft brings Office Lens document scanner app to iPhone, Android devices
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Microsoft brings Office Lens document scanner app to iPhone, Android devices

Microsoft said on Thursday it is bringing one of its most popular apps, which lets people take photos of a document and turn it into a editable file, to Apple's iPhone and Google's Android.

BlackBerry working with Google; aims to secure some Android devices
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BlackBerry working with Google; aims to secure some Android devices

BlackBerry Ltd said on Wednesday that it is working with Google Inc to enable its software to manage and secure some of Google's Android devices, a move that builds on BlackBerry's recent partnership with Samsung Electronics Co.

Ahead of Apple Watch release, Pebble raises $1 million in record time
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Ahead of Apple Watch release, Pebble raises $1 million in record time

Smartwatch company Pebble has gone back to the crowd-funding site where it made its name in order to fund the creation of its next watch, the Pebble Time.

Only 0.1% of users have received Android Lollipop update, whereas KitKat dominates with a 40% share
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Only 0.1% of users have received Android Lollipop update, whereas KitKat dominates with a 40% share

Even though Google launched Android 5.0 Lollipop over 2 months ago, there are less than 0.1% of Android devices which have received the update.

Google launches app that brings live channels to Android TV
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Google launches app that brings live channels to Android TV

Google has launched a new app on the Google Play Store that allows users to watch live television on their Android TV devices.

Disney launches ScribbleMix, its first mobile-only drawing game
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Disney launches ScribbleMix, its first mobile-only drawing game

Disney Interactive has announced the launch of its latest mobile only game title, ScribbleMix, which revolves around a Pictionary-style gameplay...

Google Play Store revenue surges, but still far short of Apple App Store
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Google Play Store revenue surges, but still far short of Apple App Store

Google's app store revenues are growing much faster than those of Apple, but the Cupertino company still dominates overall sales

iOS vs Android Part 2: iOS is making money hand over fist
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iOS vs Android Part 2: iOS is making money hand over fist

With Android taking the crown when it comes to market share, let's take a look at the numbers from Tech Time's compilation for the apps on both