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Security researcher discovers hotspot finder app with leaks

Another day, another app mishap story, and it is in the Ouch range. This one is called WiFi Finder.

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Inequalities in the UK can be detected using deep learning image analysis

Social, economic, environmental and health inequalities within cities can be detected using street imagery. The findings, from scientists at Imperial College London, are published in Scientific Reports this week.

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Android: Researchers tell troubling findings of pre-installed software

A study "An Analysis of Pre-installed Android Software" says pre-installed Android apps amount to a boatload of privacy issues. Just ask IMDEA Networks Institute, Stony Brooks University, Universidad Carlos II de Madrid and ...

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Chromium-based Edge browser yet to launch but early peeks are positive

What a concept. Rebuild Microsoft Edge (yes, please do) and have it run with Chromium (hmm, ok)? That is what is happening with the Microsoft launch to come soon. And comments are already coming forth, with a build of the ...

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Rock, scissors, flower, box. Lookout informs blind

It looks as if Microsoft and Google are making 2019 the year of impressive gains in maximizing AI as a technology enabler for people with low vision and blindness. Microsoft and Google have both recently sent out good news ...

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Google had Zero-Day reasons for shouting about updates

Update. Now. This minute. Don't go until you do it. That was the pushy message from Google on Thursday. A Zero-Day exploit was at play against the Chrome browser and there was no wiggle room for users to ignore it until they ...

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Berlin to get single travel app for public, private services

Travelers in Berlin will soon be able to use a single app to switch seamlessly between public transport, rental bikes, car-sharing and taxis without signing up for each service individually, officials said Monday.