Tag: Apps

Apps and Data Privacy: Are We Being Bought and Sold?

Each day, the world makes 250 million terabytes of new data – every second 946 Instagram photos are taken, 8,690 tweets are posted, 77,783 things are searched on Google, and 2,845,459 emails are sent and received all over the world. With all of this new data, keeping your data private and away from prying eyes that will exploit any information about you that they come across is becoming a bigger and …
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What Is AppCoins?

AppCoins (APPC) has held its ICO and is up nearly 300% since being added to Binance last Friday. But that’s not what interests me the most about this small market cap asset. Beyond the Big Boys If using bitcoin is one way of saying “f*** you” to the banks who until now have largely controlled our money, AppCoins is equivalent to saying “hell no” to Apple and Google, whose respective …
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Fake Mobile Poloniex Apps Are Capable of Draining User Balances

Mobile device users are often targeted by criminals in various manners. In particular, mobile users involved with cryptocurrency have seen some scary developments as of late. It turns out there are a couple fake Poloniex applications in the Google Play Store. That is a very worrisome development, to say the least. By collecting login credentials, criminals can effectively drain user accounts if customers don’t have 2FA set up. Beware of Fake Poloniex Apps It …
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Disney Lands in Hot Water Over Child Data Collection

Everyone who has used apps from either Google’s Play Store or Apple’s App Store should know that developers and producers are legally required to obtain consent from users. This is why whenever you download a new app there is a pop-up box outlining the things to which the app is requesting access — including your personal data — and a tickbox to confirm that you understand the Terms of Service associated with the app. …
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