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Android 9.0 Developer Preview available for download

Android 9.0 Developer Preview available for download

Mobile World Congress brought quite a selection of Android devices that tried to mimic the iPhone X by building in a notch , so it's probably a good thing that the Android team is catering to this trend fast. Security enhancements - Android P introduces a number of new security features, including a unified fingerprint authentication dialog and high-assurance user confirmation of sensitive transactions.


Fake News On Twitter Spreads Farther And Faster Than Truth

Fake News On Twitter Spreads Farther And Faster Than Truth

Even the farthest-reaching true rumors rarely spread to more than 1,000 people. Rather, "contrary to conventional wisdom", they write, bots accelerated the spread of both false news and true news - but did so at about the same rate. The bottom-line findings produce a basic question: Why do falsehoods spread more quickly than the truth, on Twitter? Aral said news should be labelled like food.


MoviePass Disables Location Tracking After Subscriber Outrage

MoviePass Disables Location Tracking After Subscriber Outrage

Speaking at a business forum last week, however, Lowe raised an alarm when he revealed the app's tracking of MoviePass subscribers goes beyond that. That's the word we got this week from MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe . That data would help it determine potential vendors it can market to its subscribers with discounts and similar things. The company famously loses money every time a user sees a movie due to its subscription model, and thus has to rely on other tactics to eventually turn a profit.


'Fortnite Battle Royale' heading to mobile, iOS test run announced

'Fortnite Battle Royale' heading to mobile, iOS test run announced

Previously, Epic experimented with the concept of large team battles by doing a 50 player vs. 50 player mode that was certainly wild but perhaps didn't capture the feel of working together as a unit. The most interesting part is that the game will feature crossplay and cross progression , as confirmed by Epic Games. Console quality graphics and action.


Splatoon 2 story DLC out this summer

Splatoon 2 story DLC out this summer

Stay tuned for more details as we get them. Splatoon is a game that I have championed from the very beginning. The Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion release date has been revealed on the Switch eShop. Thanks to a case of amnesia, you'll have to guide Agent 8 in this new story mode. Navigate an underground facility to reach the surface of Inkopolis.


Look! Google Lens Comes To Google Photos For Android

Look! Google Lens Comes To Google Photos For Android

In the beginning, Google Lens was made available only to Pixel users, but before Lens, Google Goggles was an early app version and it was first released past year for Pixel users exclusively too. If the sensor is covered, it also turns off the Ambient Display feature, which shows you the time and notifications even if your device is locked. Apps plugged into the Android JobScheduler for background operations will also gain the ability to manage data cost when batching operations.