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Facebook Pays Users To Install Spyware VPN App

A new report highlights another shady Facebook policy that was paying people to install an app called the Facebook Research VPN. Facebook allegedly paid users to install the VPN, which allowed the company to collect all the user's phone and web activity at all times.

HMD partners with Cricket, Verizon and Rogers to offer latest Nokia phones

HMD Global has announced collaborations with three leading wireless providers in North America – Cricket Wireless and Verizon in the United States and Rogers in Canada. HMD Global is also expanding its selection of Nokia smartphones on Android with the launch of two wireless provider-specific devices coming to the United States this month and another coming to Rogers subsidiary brand, chatr, in Canada very soon.

Twitter Bug Exposed Android Users Protected Tweets

Twitter has announced that it had identified “an issue” in Twitter for Android that impacted certain users if “certain account changes were made.” Specifically, the issue affected users who had turned on the setting in the app to protect their Tweets, after they made specific changes to their account settings.

Google launches Android Enterprise Recommended program for EMM

Google has launched the Android Enterprise Recommended program for Enterprise Mobility Management to help customers find the best equipped EMMs to successfully deploy Android. With this program, Google are recognising partners who provide the most comprehensive technical solutions and have knowledgeable teams focused on modern Android security and management.

Samsung Galaxy 2019 Unpacked event taking place on February 20

Samsung has announced that it will be holding its Samsung Galaxy 2019 Unpacked event on February 20. In an invitation sent out to the press, a vertically-oriented "10" is displayed, which leaves no doubt about what will be announced. The 10 also refers to the fact that this year marks the 10th anniversary of the Galaxy S family.

TCL to showcase new Alcatel smartphones and BlackBerry Mobile Carrier Updates at CES 2019

With CES 2019 in Las Vegas just a few days away, TCL is preparing to showcase the company's portfolio of mobile and internet devices, in addition to debuting new technologies. As part of TCL's presence at CES, the company will be showing the latest Alcatel smartphones and internet products, as well as debuting the first of its 2019 Alcatel Series smartphones that will include the TCL-made Alcatel Full View Display.

Android apps sending tracking and personal information to Facebook

Another day, and another facebook data probe! A report presented by the Privacy International at 35C3 hacking conference held in Germany claims that several android apps are sending tracking and personal information back to Facebook.  This includes popular apps such as Yelp, Kayak, and Shazam who are  transferring data to Facebook.

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