India’s Android antitrust case against Google may have some holes – TechCrunch

India’s Android antitrust case against Google may have some holes – TechCrunch

India ordered an investigation into Google’s alleged abuse of Android’s dominance in the country to hurt local rivals. A document made public by the local antitrust watchdog has now further revealed the nature of the allegations and identified the people who filed the complaint. Umar Javeed and Sukarma Thapar, two associates at Competition Commission ofRead more about India’s Android antitrust case against Google may have some holes – TechCrunch[…]

Alexa’s indefinite memory and NASA’s otherworldly plans for GPS – TechCrunch

Alexa’s indefinite memory and NASA’s otherworldly plans for GPS – TechCrunch

Hello, weekenders. This is Week-in-Review, where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that emerged on TechCrunch this week to surface my favorites for your reading pleasure. Last week, I talked about the cult of Ive and the degradation ofRead more about Alexa’s indefinite memory and NASA’s otherworldly plans for GPS – TechCrunch[…]

YouTube lands on Fire TV and Amazon Prime Video arrives on Chromecast, Android TV – TechCrunch

YouTube lands on Fire TV and Amazon Prime Video arrives on Chromecast, Android TV – TechCrunch

It’s nice when people can come together and work through their differences to make it easier to watch stuff. That’s exactly what happened today, when the long-standing detente between Google and Amazon over streaming video services came to an end, with YouTube arriving on Fire TV and Prime Video making its way to Chromecast andRead more about YouTube lands on Fire TV and Amazon Prime Video arrives on Chromecast, Android TV – TechCrunch[…]

Apple opens app design and development accelerator in China – TechCrunch

Apple opens app design and development accelerator in China – TechCrunch

Apple has opened a design and development accelerator in Shanghai — its first for China — to help local developers create better apps as the iPhone maker looks to scale its services business in one of its key overseas markets. At the accelerator, Apple has begun to hold regular lectures, seminars and networking sessions forRead more about Apple opens app design and development accelerator in China – TechCrunch[…]

Google Maps now shows users discounts from nearby restaurants in India

Google Maps now shows users discounts from nearby restaurants in India

Google said today that it has started to display discounts from restaurants in its Maps app in India as the Mountain View giant works to expand its ever-growing reach and relevance in one of its key overseas markets. The company today rolled out an update to add three new features to the Google Maps appRead more about Google Maps now shows users discounts from nearby restaurants in India[…]

Apple disables Walkie Talkie app due to vulnerability that could allow iPhone eavesdropping – TechCrunch

Apple disables Walkie Talkie app due to vulnerability that could allow iPhone eavesdropping – TechCrunch

Apple has disabled the Apple Watch Walkie Talkie app due to an unspecified vulnerability that could allow a person to listen to another customer’s iPhone without consent, the company told TechCrunch this evening. Apple has apologized for the bug and for the inconvenience of being unable to use the feature while a fix is made.Read more about Apple disables Walkie Talkie app due to vulnerability that could allow iPhone eavesdropping – TechCrunch[…]

Samsung backs Indus OS, three other startups in first investments for its VC arm in India – TechCrunch

Samsung backs Indus OS, three other startups in first investments for its VC arm in India – TechCrunch

Samsung Venture, the investment arm of the South Korean technology giant, has invested $8.5 million in Indus OS and three other Indian startups as the company’s VC fund begins its journey in the country. Indus OS is a popular Android fork that has built a suite of localized applications focused on serving the masses inRead more about Samsung backs Indus OS, three other startups in first investments for its VC arm in India – TechCrunch[…]

Most US mobile banking apps have security and privacy flaws, researchers say – TechCrunch

Most US mobile banking apps have security and privacy flaws, researchers say – TechCrunch

You might figure the biggest U.S. banks would have some of the most secure mobile apps. Spoiler alert: not so much. New findings from security firm Zimperium, shared exclusively with TechCrunch, say most of the top banking apps have security flaws that put user data at risk. The security firm, which has a commercial stakeRead more about Most US mobile banking apps have security and privacy flaws, researchers say – TechCrunch[…]

Twelve South’s HiRise Wireless is a super versatile wireless smartphone charger – TechCrunch

Twelve South’s HiRise Wireless is a super versatile wireless smartphone charger – TechCrunch

Wireless charging has been a wonderful addition to mainstream flagship smartphones, including the iPhone, Samsung’s Galaxy lineup and Google’s Pixel phones. But there hasn’t been a really great option for bringing the benefits of wireless charging with you on the road, while keeping your desktop setup tidy — until now, with Twelve South’s recently releasedRead more about Twelve South’s HiRise Wireless is a super versatile wireless smartphone charger – TechCrunch[…]