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There’s almost a million fake apps targeting your device

Image Source Fake apps dressed up to look like official ones but actually designed to steal user data are increasingly targeting Android phone users, according to a study by Trend Micro. The company looked at the top 50 free apps in Google’s Play Store and then searched Google’s app store and others to see if … Continue reading

LinkedIn acquires alerts service

LinkedIn has agreed to acquire Newsle, an alerts service that will undoubtedly bolster the social network’s features for tracking users outside its website. In joint statements Monday, the two companies indicated the service will help users know more about what various people on the site are doing. The technology will likely bolster LinkedIn’s existing feature … Continue reading

‘Smart’ luggage will text you when it gets lost

When an airline loses your luggage, it can take hours or even days to get someone to tell you where it ended up — if it ever turns up at all. Wouldn’t it be easier to hear from the luggage itself? That’s the promise of “smart luggage,” in which GPS tracking chips are embedded in … Continue reading

Google has acquired music-streaming service Songza

The Songza deal may allow Google to improve its music curation offerings on Google Play Music and YouTube, as well as on Songza itself. YouTube is rumored to be launching a streaming music service this year. Streaming music and video is the latest front in tech companies’ battle for quality content, intended to keep consumers … Continue reading

Samsung Debuts Milk Music, An Ad-Free Streaming Service

On Friday, Milk Music, a streaming radio app from Samsung, hit the Google Play app store. And just like the buggy Jay Z Magna Carta Holy Grail app that Samsung released last July, Milk Music is exclusive to Samsung’s Galaxy devices. If you have an Android phone from Motorola, HTC, LG or any other maker that … Continue reading


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