Android Apps with 440m Installs Dodged Google Play Protect Rendering Devices Unusable

Android Apps with 440m Installs Dodged Google Play Protect Rendering Devices Unusable

The adware is carefully concealed in Google-approved apps is so aggressive that it rendered users mobile phones useless.

Google Trips is having its support cut off in late Summer as Google probably looks to remove the app from the Play Store, confirming that it will be ending support for the app on August 5.

The app, which Google released back in September 2016, acts as a point of convergence for one's upcoming trip's details: the key information such as flight and hotel reservations (if any) as well some add-ons.

Google is ready to add yet another body to its graveyard.

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Alleged VIDEO of Neymar's Rape Accuser Hitting Footballer Leaked Online
Once again, though, all attention was focused on Neymar , who is increasingly becoming a polarising figure in the football world. However, tests revealed Neymar would not recover in time for the major South American tournament, which Brazil will host .

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Google has been accused by Aptoide for not letting other Play Store alternatives to be visible on its Store. The search giant had put up a notice in its Play Store warning users that the alternative might be unsafe. Aptoide's long-running legal battle with the search giant began way back in 2014 when it had filed its first European Union antitrust complaint against Google. However, this hasn't stopped rivals like Aptoide to complain about Google's anti-competitive behavior. This results in a potential decrease in unique Aptoide users of 20%.

Google Play Protect is an in-built anti-malware for Android devices to protect its users from any attack by spammy applications. Developers use adware to generate revenue in two ways: first, by displaying the advertisement, and second on a "pay-per-click" basis, if the user clicks on the advertisement. The website attempts to, "bring visibility to this situation and help other startups that may be under the same circumstances". "It hides Aptoide. User can not see Aptoide icon and can not launch".

Lookout says that out-of-app ads aren't novel, but the fact that the ads served by the BeiTaAd plugin made devices almost unusable makes them more severe than similar apps.

At the heart of the discontent is the margin that both the companies ask from app developers.

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