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App Annie: Global app stores’ consumer spend up 19% to $170B in 2021, downloads grew 5% to 230B

App Annie has just released a report that shows how much consumer spending on mobile apps will be in the next two years. The growth rate in the
Navigational Apps for the Blind Could Have a Broader Appeal
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Navigational Apps for the Blind Could Have a Broader Appeal

This article is part of the Future of Transportation series, which explores innovations and challenges that affect how we move about the world.
How Hackers Tricked 300,000 Android Users into Downloading Password-Stealing Malware
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How Hackers Tricked 300,000 Android Users into Downloading Password-Stealing Malware

Multiple types of malware were used by the hackers. The report only mentions a few of the malicious apps, but they include fitness trackers, PDF
Google Play apps downloaded 300,000 times stole bank credentials
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Google Play apps downloaded 300,000 times stole bank credentials

A group of apps downloaded more than 300,000 times before they were discovered to be banking trojans that stole user passwords and two-factor
DuckDuckGo wants to stop apps tracking you on Android
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DuckDuckGo wants to stop apps tracking you on Android

Gabriel Weinberg is the creator of DuckDuckGo. The advertising industry was thrown into turmoil at the end of April when Apple introduced App
Netflix’s gaming push could be its secret sauce for continued domination
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Netflix’s gaming push could be its secret sauce for continued domination

Netflix finally integrates games into its vast library of content. This is a significant power play, and a markedly new approach to rival services
Apple Seeds Second Public Betas of iOS and iPadOS 15.2 With Legacy Contacts, Find My Updates and More
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Apple Seeds Second Public Betas of iOS and iPadOS 15.2 With Legacy Contacts, Find My Updates and More

Apple today seeded second public betas for the upcoming iOS 15.2 update and iPadOS 15.2 updates. This was two weeks after seeding first betas, and
Windows 11 is making it easier to share your screen in Microsoft Teams and other video calls
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Windows 11 is making it easier to share your screen in Microsoft Teams and other video calls

Microsoft will soon add a new Microsoft Teams integration to Windows 11. Microsoft has begun testing a new feature in Windows 11 that allows Teams
Apple Seeds Second Betas of iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.2 to Developers
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Apple Seeds Second Betas of iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.2 to Developers

Apple today seeded to developers the second betas for the upcoming iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.1 updates. This was one week after seeding beta 1, and two
Tim Cook: Users Who Want to Sideload Apps Can Use Android, While the iPhone Experience Maximizes 'Security and Privacy'
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Tim Cook: Users Who Want to Sideload Apps Can Use Android, While the iPhone Experience Maximizes 'Security and Privacy'

Apple CEO Tim Cook stated today that sideloading apps is possible amid increased scrutiny and tension around the App Store. He said that the Android