Google, Facebook Need a Regulator, Says Australian Watchdog

Australia’s competition watchdog on Monday recommended tougher scrutiny and a new regulatory body to check the dominance of tech giants Facebook and Alphabet’s Google in the country’s online advertising and news markets. The recommendation, in a preliminary report on the US firms’ market power, is being closely watched around the world as lawmakers wrestle with the powerful […]


Google’s New Android Ecosystem Security Report Provides Play Protect Data in Detail

Google already published the Android Security Year in Review detailing the open source platform’s trends, new features and enhancements. Now, the tech giant has announced that it will also publish the Android Ecosystem Security Report on a quarterly basis. This report details its efforts to reduce Potentially Harmful Application (PHA) rates on devices and in […]


Google to Discontinue Android’s Nearby Notifications Feature Due to Spam

Google has announced that its Nearby Notifications feature will be discontinued towards the end of the year. Roughly three years ago, Google had launched Nearby Notifications for Android devices, that was meant to suggest apps and websites to users based on their location. While the feature was supposed to be helpful for users visiting new places, it became riddled with […]