Android phones send device, user ‘identifier’ data to manufacturers & Big Tech firms offering ‘pre-installed’ apps, new study says

Android OS devices transmit sensitive user data like handset serial numbers and app usage info to manufacturers like Samsung and third parties like Google, Microsoft and Facebook – even after consumers opt out, a new study shows.

Android phones send device, user ‘identifier’ data to manufacturers & Big Tech firms offering ‘pre-installed’ apps, new study says
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Android phones send device, user ‘identifier’ data to manufacturers & Big Tech firms offering ‘pre-installed’ apps, new study says

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Beijing urges Delhi to stop ‘doing things that undermine mutual trust & relations’ after Indian VP’s visit to disputed region

Beijing urges Delhi to stop ‘doing things that undermine mutual trust & relations’ after Indian VP’s visit to disputed region
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The Chinese Foreign Ministry has registered its concern after Indian Vice President M. Venkaiah ...

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Spain evacuates 160 more Afghans in repatriation mission as it aims to rescue ‘all former collaborators at risk’

Spain evacuates 160 more Afghans in repatriation mission as it aims to rescue ‘all former collaborators at risk’
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Madrid has evacuated a further 160 Afghans that were left behind after August’s hasty ...

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Australia’s Northern Territory sets broad jab-for-job Covid-19 vaccine mandate for public service workers

Australia’s Northern Territory sets broad jab-for-job Covid-19 vaccine mandate for public service workers
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Australia’s Northern Territory has announced a Covid-19 vaccine mandate for those working in public-facing ...

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‘Absolutely just’: Beijing says its military drills near Taiwan are a response to its provocations & collusion with foreign powers

‘Absolutely just’: Beijing says its military drills near Taiwan are a response to its provocations & collusion with foreign powers
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The Chinese Taiwan Affairs Office has defended Beijing’s military exercises near Taiwan, claiming it ...

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UN’s top court sides with Somalia over Kenya in years-long maritime border dispute involving resource-rich area off African coast

UN’s top court sides with Somalia over Kenya in years-long maritime border dispute involving resource-rich area off African coast
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The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ruled in Somalia’s favor in a major ...

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Taliban recognition still off the table for Berlin, Merkel says as EU pledges $1.2 billion in aid to Afghanistan

Taliban recognition still off the table for Berlin, Merkel says as EU pledges $1.2 billion in aid to Afghanistan
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Berlin is still not ready to recognize the Taliban as ruler of Afghanistan as ...

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Israel greenlights deal to double freshwater supply to Jordan in major new sales agreement between the two states

Israel greenlights deal to double freshwater supply to Jordan in major new sales agreement between the two states
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Israel’s minister of infrastructure, energy and water, Karine Elharrar has announced that Tel Aviv ...

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Vatican enjoys diplomatic immunity, European human rights court says, dismissing alleged child-abuse victims

Vatican enjoys diplomatic immunity, European human rights court says, dismissing alleged child-abuse victims
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The Vatican enjoys sovereign immunity that protects it from sexual-abuse lawsuits in local courts, ...

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Bild roasts YouTube for stifling free speech in Germany after court rules it was wrong to delete Covid-19 interviews

Bild roasts YouTube for stifling free speech in Germany after court rules it was wrong to delete Covid-19 interviews
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YouTube censorship of Covid-19 debate is a “dangerous encroachment” on the freedom of speech, ...

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Chinese army vows to ‘CRUSH’ Taiwan separatism & ‘external interference’ after shock troops conduct assault drills – reports

Chinese army vows to ‘CRUSH’ Taiwan separatism & ‘external interference’ after shock troops conduct assault drills – reports
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The Chinese military has warned it will “resolutely crush” any attempt to split Taiwan ...

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‘Fake news’: Polish PM slams opposition for spreading lies about desire for EU ‘Polexit’ amid Warsaw legal supremacy dispute

‘Fake news’: Polish PM slams opposition for spreading lies about desire for EU ‘Polexit’ amid Warsaw legal supremacy dispute
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Poland’s prime minister has accused the opposition of spreading “fake news” about the country’s ...

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Indian drugs regulator backs home-grown Bharat Biotech's Covid-19 for kids aged 2 and above

Indian drugs regulator backs home-grown Bharat Biotech's Covid-19 for kids aged 2 and above
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The Indian drugs regulator has recommended the use of Bharat Biotech's Covid-19 shot for ...

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