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Teen tracking app leaks ‘thousands’ of user passwords
TeenSafe
In Brief

Teen tracking app leaks ‘thousands’ of user passwords

Personal data of parents and children were stored in plain-text form on a ‘leaky server’
21 May 2018
Jet set: the seven best travel apps
Grand Canyon
In Review

Jet set: the seven best travel apps

From tracking flights to finding a nearby gym, these apps aim to make travelling a lot simpler
22 Mar 2018
ECJ’s Uber ruling has big implications for wider gig economy
Uber, London
In Brief

ECJ’s Uber ruling has big implications for wider gig economy

Europe’s top court rules Uber is a taxi service rather than an app
20 Dec 2017
iOS 10 'contains massive security glitch'
iPhone 6
In Depth

iOS 10 'contains massive security glitch'

Latest version of Apple's operating system makes hacking 2,500 times easier, says Russian digital security company
27 Sep 2016
Google Allo: What can the WhatsApp rival do?
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In Brief

Google Allo: What can the WhatsApp rival do?

New messaging service is the smartest chat app you can download - but not the most secure
21 Sep 2016
Google Duo: The rival to Apple's FaceTime
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In Depth

Google Duo: The rival to Apple's FaceTime

Internet giant's new video-calling app is said to be the simplest yet and comes with added human touches
16 Aug 2016
Pokemon Go cheaters receive lifetime bans
Pokemon
In Depth

Pokemon Go cheaters receive lifetime bans

Game developer Niantic clamps down on third-party apps accused of 'breaking' the game
16 Aug 2016

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Google I/O 2016: Roundup of all the big announcements
Google IO
In Depth

Google I/O 2016: Roundup of all the big announcements

Daydream VR and new messaging apps, as well as a new computer 'assistant', are coming soon
19 May 2016
Taliban app removed from Google Play store
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In Brief

Taliban app removed from Google Play store

Pashto Afghan News taken down after 48 hours, but questions remain over internet giant's vetting processes
6 Apr 2016
Iranian app helps young teens dodge morality police
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In Brief

Iranian app helps young teens dodge morality police

Gershad app for Android devices maps out patrol locations so users can avoid them
16 Feb 2016
Crimes linked to Tinder and Grindr jump sevenfold
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In Brief

Crimes linked to Tinder and Grindr jump sevenfold

More than 400 reports made last year, including allegations of violence and sex offences
11 Jan 2016
Dating apps blamed for rise of HIV in Asia
Mobile phone
In Brief

Dating apps blamed for rise of HIV in Asia

Explosion of gay dating apps has expanded the options for casual spontaneous sex, says UN report
30 Nov 2015
CALORIE COUNTERS: which one to choose?
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In Review

CALORIE COUNTERS: which one to choose?

The five best calorie counters on the market to help support your diet and fitness plans
4 Jun 2015
A coffee alarm and five other bizarre gadgets to wake you up
alarm clock
In Depth

A coffee alarm and five other bizarre gadgets to wake you up

From electric shocks to a one-minute morning wake-up call from strangers across the world
29 May 2015
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