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Cambridge Analytica Scandal Spans More Than One Facebook App

5 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

The Cambridge Analytica scandal Facebook is presently enduring spans more than just a single online quiz app that has so far been reported as leveraged for harvesting data on up to 87 million users in 2014, according to one Brittney Kaiser, a former employee of the political consulting firm which testified in front of a British parliamentary committee regarding online misinformation campaigns earlier today. While the This Is Your Digital Life app developed by researcher Aleksandr Kogan was the one that led to the controversy in the first place, abusing Facebook logins to mine data on some...
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Facebook Sued For Collecting Data On User Faces

5 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

U.S. District Judge James Donato on Monday approved a class-action lawsuit targeting Facebook's practice of analyzing and storing data on user faces based on the images people upload to its social network and the tags they attach to them. Multiple plaintiffs claim their privacy has been violated as part of such activities, with Facebook previously arguing that harvesting data on how people look isn't illegal even without explicit consent. The competent judge still allowed the lawsuit to move forward some three years after being filed based on Facebook's possible violations of the Illinois...
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Galaxy A7 (2018) Is Official With Three Rear-Facing Cameras

Galaxy A7 (2018) Is Official With Three Rear-Facing Cameras

Samsung has just announced its much-rumored mid-ranger, and its first-ever smartphone with three rear-facing cameras, the Galaxy A7 (2018). Renders of this phone actually... Read more ...

Google Keep quietly renamed to ‘Keep Notes' on Android

Google Keep quietly renamed to ‘Keep Notes' on Android

Over the past several months, the most notable updates to Google Keep involved an option to add grid lines when drawing and support for subtasks. The app is likely due for a... Read more ...

Brydge accidentally reveals its new Chrome OS keyboards, possible Pixelbook...

Brydge accidentally reveals its new Chrome OS keyboards, possible Pixelbook hardware

We reported earlier this month that Brydge, known purveyor of premium keyboards for tablets , was getting into Chrome OS tablets. Now, a leak on Brydge's own staging Shopify... Read more ...

Google Assistant is rolling out for Android TV and Auto in Australia

Google Assistant is rolling out for Android TV and Auto in Australia

Whether you're cruising through your favourite series or across the great open road, Google's Assistant will soon be able to help you out with its voice commands. The company... Read more ...

What USB-C could mean for 4K external display support with the 2018 iPad Pro

What USB-C could mean for 4K external display support with the 2018 iPad Pro

Following our discoveries of Memoji syncing and an ‘iPad2018Fall' string in the first developer beta of iOS 12.1, developer Steve Troughton-Smith has discovered another hint at... Read more ...

Apple Music for Android update finally brings support for Android Auto...

Apple Music for Android update finally brings support for Android Auto, friends mix, more

The last Apple Music beta build was a bit of a teaser for those waiting for Android Auto support, but that was about three weeks ago. Today, Apple Music is finally bringing... Read more ...

Report: Apple expects the iPhone XR to sell more than the iPhone XS and XS...

Report: Apple expects the iPhone XR to sell more than the iPhone XS and XS Max combined

Reviews of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are starting to flood in, and while the phones get top marks across the board, there's one other common theme in most reviews: Just... Read more ...

Amazon accidentally revealed its new Echo Sub and Smart Plug ahead of launch

Amazon accidentally revealed its new Echo Sub and Smart Plug ahead of launch

It was only a couple of days ago that we learnt Amazon was planning on launching eight new Alexa -powered devices this year. Now two of those have been accidentally revealed by... Read more ...

The iPhone XS still can't compete with the Pixel 2's camera

The iPhone XS still can't compete with the Pixel 2's camera

There's a lot of hype around the new Apple iPhone XS and it's “improved imaging sensor” which captures more light and delivers better images. While Apple's smartphones have... Read more ...

A Quick Look at the Subor Z+ Console/PC Hybrid: A Custom AMD SoC Called...

A Quick Look at the Subor Z+ Console/PC Hybrid: A Custom AMD SoC Called FireFlight

One of the most interesting things in August was that a company in China invested the best part of 400 million RMB / $60 million USD in a custom processor for its upcoming... Read more ...