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Mobile lenders are allegedly debt-shaming borrowers by texting their contacts about their outstanding debt
The Digi Police app has been downloaded more than 237,000 times, an 'unusually high figure' for a public service app, says police official Keiko Toyamine
'WhatsApp has a consistent history – from zero encryption at its inception to a succession of security issues strangely suitable for surveillance purposes,' Telegram founder Pavel Durov writes in a blog post
Shyam Gollakota, head of the lab that developed the project, likens its utility to that of a thermometer, which helps people decide whether a visit to a doctor is appropriate
Kunlun Tech Co Ltd says in a filing with the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in southern China that it would sell Grindr by June 2020
The education department says that if data are collected properly through the Election Monitoring App, 'officials are able to easily get a picture of activities and reports within hours, not in weeks or months'
The first step? You'll need to update your Facebook app.
These are some of the apps you might want to check out if you want to up your photography game
This app lets you book home and wellness service providers whenever you need it
A security researcher finds a way to bypass Tchap restrictions limiting access only to those with French government email addresses
The new app is expected to now be on par with the iOS version
US officials fear people with security clearances who use the app could be blackmailed by Beijing, the Wall Street Journal reports, citing unnamed sources
Cut the time it takes to prepare your tax returns this April with apps that automate the process
The lawsuit against Gleb Sluchevsky and Andrey Gorbachov says they hatched a scheme affecting some 63,000 Facebook users' browsers
The deal 'accelerates our work to build an end-to-end travel platform that serves everyone,' says a statement from Airbnb
The crowdshipping app connects users to transporters who are already heading towards the drop-off location of their package.
The app's name – 'Xuexi Qiangguo' or 'Study to Make China strong' – is a pun as the Chinese word for studying, Xuexi, can also be read as 'Study Xi'
The ISDApp seeks to communicate useful information to fishermen even without internet connection. It will complete against 24 other finalists chosen by NASA scientists and experts from 2,729 teams in 200 locations all over the world.
Samsung, best known for its phones and TVs, launches a free dating app called Refrigerdating to promote its Family Hub fridges
Google Go is designed to work smoothly even on phones with 1GB or less RAM
The apps do not ask for permission to make screen recordings, prompting quick action from Apple
Slack, which claims some 10 million users in 150 countries, has been valued at $7.1 billion, as reported in August 2018 after a round of funding
Among the new features include saving places, rewards points for being canceled on by drivers, and many others
(3rd UPDATE) Apple revokes software certificates letting Facebook take part in its Enterprise Developer Program to work in-house on applications for the Cupertino-based company's devices
'We're working on making more of our messaging products end-to-end encrypted and considering ways to make it easier to reach friends and family across networks,' a Facebook spokeswoman says
WhatsApp says its latest move to extend the restrictions to all users came after a 6-month review of user feedback
Names, national ID numbers, and the reason why they're on the map will be displayed on the app
Snap chief financial officer Tim Stone and vice president for investor relations Kristin Southey depart the company
Facebook is among the numerous app developers to have deals with phonemakers to put pre-installed placeholder app 'stubs' on users' phones
Henry Lachica, Nesty Tumbaga, and John Chua want to launch an app that connects parents of children with autism to health practitioners, tracks autistic children's progress, and provides them with their own learning tools
With 1.5 billion users and just 300 employees, WhatsApp has seen child porn slip through its content moderation systems
The app, which will be introduced early next year, is aimed at ensuring a regular flow of tourists at the Church of the Nativity
Discord's revenue sharing agreement will be 90% in favor of the developer, with the remaining 10% covering 'operating costs, and we’ll explore lowering it by optimizing our tech and making things more efficient'
Users can now plug in USB flash drives and memory cards, or other USB devices onto their phone, and Files by Google will let them check the contents of those connected devices
YouTube videos will automatically play on the Home tab as users scroll past. The feature works on Android and iOS
Users of the Smart Pakem app can report groups practicing unrecognized faiths or unorthodox interpretations of Indonesia's 6 officially recognised religions, including Islam, Hinduism, Christianity and Buddhism
While physical navigation and static maps require engagement with the physical environment, guided navigation enables disengagement
The 13 games are actually hidden malware that downloads and installs a payload onto the Android device and hides the app's icon
Tumblr admits the application was taken down due to child pornography bypassing the filters set up to prevent it from showing on the service
During a surge, the chances of matching with someone may go up 2.5 times higher than usual
The app is Facebook's answer to Tik-Tok, the popular social media platform that lets users record and share short videos with licensed tracks
The app monitors how you type, tap, and scroll in other apps to assess the state of your mental health
The new version, currently being rolled out, has 3 tabs instead of 9
Once installed, the Octopus malware allows attackers to have remote access to a victim's device
What happens when you fail at your first try? You try again, as Rechelle Balanzat proves.
The names, photos, personal messages, and access tokens for accounts using Donald Daters are exposed