The Chinese tech giant recently provided more details about its new Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) at an event in London. During the event, Huawei announced an investment of around £20 million into app development industry in UK and Ireland with developers being able to claim up to £20,000 for any app uploaded to Huawei’s App Gallery. … [Read more...] about Huawei to spend $26 million to lure developers to build apps on its new app store
It is the sixth season of the popular reality TV show – and the first of two series to be aired in 2020. … [Read more...] about How do I vote on Love Island 2020 and do I need the Love Island app?
But the actual GPS data that drives the map is available and publicly accessible... By reverse-engineering the iOS version of the BlackVue app, Motherboard was able to write scripts that pull the GPS location of BlackVue users over a week-long period and store the coordinates and other information like the user's unique identifier. One script could collect the location data of every BlackVue user who had mapping enabled on the eastern half of the United States every two minutes. Motherboard collected data on dozens of customers. … [Read more...] about Vice used the BlackVue dashcam app to track user location data in real time
Huawei announced at a developer conference in London that it will pay software makers to develop apps for its Huawei App Gallery, a software store which comes pre-loaded on its smartphones. … [Read more...] about Huawei offers £20m to persuade British companies to make apps for its smartphones
In 2017, Strava, a popular fitness app, released a map of the bicycle paths and running trails used by its over 27 million users. A few months later, an observant Australian university student pointed out on Twitter that the map could be used to locate U.S. military bases. After a subsequent investigation revealed that the map revealed the exercise routes of military personnel on hundreds of U.S. bases in countries like Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria, the Pentagon announced in August 2018 that it would ban U.S. troops in combat zones from using GPS software in smartphones, fitness bands, watches and other electronic devices. … [Read more...] about Some Of Your Favorite Apps Could Be A Threat To National Security
Access to Deals at Nearby Stores: Beginning in November, Samsung Pay users will be able to locate discounts and coupons for nearby stores and restaurants through the new Deals feature within the Samsung Pay app, and redeem these deals instantly. With a new refreshed look, and enhancements to user experience and design on the Samsung Pay app, users will be able to find and redeem instant savings easily and quickly. … [Read more...] about Samsung Pay adds online and in-app purchases, expands to new countries