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8 big announcements from Google I/O 2018

Google kicked off its annual I/O developer conference at Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California. Here are some of the biggest announcements from the Day 1 keynote. There will be more to come over the next couple of days, so follow along on everything Google I/O on TechCrunch.  Google goes …

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Thousands of Android apps improperly tracking kids’ data, says study

Thousands of Android apps improperly tracking kids’ data, says study  NBCNews.com Google Responds to Study Claiming a Majority of Children’s Android Apps Potentially Track Kids  Fortune Report finds more than half of Android apps for children are in violation of COPPA  The Verge Examining COPPA Compliance at Scale – Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium  Privacy …

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ZTE said to be meeting with Google over US export ban

Yesterday was a rough one for ZTE. A year after pleading guilty to violating sanctions with Iran and North Korea, the U.S. Department of Commerce brought the hammer down and announced a seven-year export restriction on goods sporting U.S. components. That applies to more than a quarter of the components …

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Is Android Popsicle next?

Barring any sort of major shakeup at Google’s mobile division, there are two things we know for sure about the next Android’s name: it will start with the letter “P” and it will be a dessert food. That already narrows things down quite a bit — you’ve got pudding, pecan …

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