• Google Play will upgrade your HD movies to 4K for free

    24 days ago - By Engadget

    If you purchased a movie in SD or HD from Google Play in the past, make sure to fire up the Movies & TV app as soon as you can. Google will tell you if your previous purchases are now available in 4K, and if they are, you can get the upgrade at n...
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  • Mobile app data sharing 'out of control'

    24 days ago - By BBC

    Nearly 90% of apps on Google Play share data with Google parent Alphabet, researchers say.
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  • Google's News app for Android is chewing up gigabytes of user data

    Google's News app for Android is chewing up gigabytes of user data

    24 days ago - By The Inquirer

    Did someone say 'lawsuit'?
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  • Oxford researchers exposed the avalanche of data Google and Facebook can hoover up from apps on your phone

    Oxford researchers exposed the avalanche of data Google and Facebook can hoover up from apps on your phone

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    A study of just under a million apps by Oxford University researchers found that big tech companies can hoover up enormous amounts of data from third-party apps.
    The study found that just under 90% of the apps analysed could send data to companies owned by Google's parent company Alphabet.
    News apps and those aimed at children were found to be particularly tracker-heavy.
    Google disputed the methodology used by the Oxford researchers.
    Companies like Google and Facebook can hoover up vast quantities of data from third-party apps on people's smartphones, according to a detailed new study by...
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