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    Google Google bans Marijuana

    [Update: Google statement] No chill: Google just banned marijuana delivery apps from the Play Store
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    Google Plans to push Android security updates via Play Store, Android Q

    Starting in the next version of Android, Google will begin distributing some security updates through its app store, allowing those updates to be pushed out to devices much faster than they are now. This is all possible because Google has started to break Android’s underlying systems into...
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    Google Google Extends App Review Process for Unknown Developers

    Read more: Improving the update process with your feedback
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    Privacy Alert Government Spyware in Google Play Store; Exodus Malware

    Source: Government spyware hidden in Google Play store apps Motherboard Link 1: Researchers Find Google Play Store Apps Were Actually Government Malware Update: Motherboard Link 2: Prosecutors Launch Investigation Into Company That Put Malware on Google Play Store Technical Report: Security...
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    Privacy Alert Fortnite for Android won't be on Google Play Store

    There have been a number of Android APK scams related to Fortnite going around. Does Epic's release strategy put customers at risk, since they might not be able to tell the difference between real and fake? "Open platforms are an expression of freedom: the freedom of users to install the...
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    Q&A This is why android users don't need AV. Do they though?

    Malicious Apps Get Back on the Play Store Just by Changing Their Name -Source: Bleeping Computer. Many of my friends & their other friends believe Google Play store is enough for their mobile's security. I hope after reading this they will at least think twice before saying that aloud. Malware...
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    Google Crash Reports contain sensitive data according to Google; Warnings sent to developers

    Source: Google is warning developers to include prominent crash reporting disclosures in apps or face removal "There's been an uptick among Android developers receiving warnings from the Google Play team. The issue appears to be crash reporting, which is a common feature developers build into...
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    Android Changed (Unreleased) - Track changelogs for app updates

    Download: Changes - Android Apps on Google Play Changes provides changelog details after an app update. App extracts information from the What's New section on Google Play Store app / website into a single app for ease of use. No more checking changelogs from Play Store URL/searches.
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    Malware Alert Android malware ‘Judy’ hits about 36.5M Phones

    The security firm Checkpoint on Thursday uncovered dozens of Android applications that infected users’ devices with malicious ad-click software. In at least one case, an app bearing the malware was available through the Google Play app store for more than a year. Fashion Judy: Pretty Rapper...
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    Avoid these Fakes and Scam Apps on Google Play Store / Chrome Web Store

    Sharing apps that are potentially a scam and fake by stealing legitimate apps content (ie. Screenshots, Description) etc. They include common traits such as; Multiple In-Apps Ads Excessive Permissions False 5-star reviews with or without a comment Device Administration more...
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    New Icons for Google Play Apps family

    Official Android Blog: Official Android Blog: A new look for Google Play family of apps "Since launching Google Play four years ago, we've always had dedicated apps in addition to the Google Play store. Today, all our icons are getting an update to provide a consistent look across the entire...
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    Google Play now lets devs give out promo codes for their Android apps

    Link At long last, Google is finally rolling out support for promo codes in its app store — allowing developers to give away copies of their paid apps to contest winners, reviewers and friends. Android Police reports that the feature has now been explained in Google Play’s Develop Console...
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    Tutorial Get Google Play Store Credits for FREE (No Catches)

    Supported Countries: App availability and eligibility - Opinion Rewards Help Get FREE Google Play Store Credits to Spend without a Gift, Credit or Debit card - 100% Risk-Free! Download Google Opinions Rewards from the Google Play Store | Link Turn on Location History via the Android settings |...