Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Around The Net

  • What To Expect From Google's Incognito Chat App 'Allo' Android Police

    Android Police looks into Google Allo -- the search’s giant incognito chat app. “These chats are end-to-end encrypted … with unique identity keys for each participant,” it reports. “One of the side effects of encryption is that Google Assistant doesn't work in them.” Meanwhile, “You can also enable a setting to notify you when the identity key of a contact has changed.” ...Read the whole story

Pokemon Go Smeared By Specter Of Predators

From privacy issues to the zombification of large populations of people, the Pokemon Go phenomenon has had some disturbing side effects. Taking the cake, however, a recent report showed how the game could lead to unwelcome ...More

  • Apps More Likely To Come With Privacy Policies

    Mobile apps are more likely to offer privacy policies now than just four years ago, according to a new study by the think tank Future of Privacy Forum. ...More

  • Fast Forward Into Performance Test Tools, Apps

    It has almost become a fad. Google has spent years building apps that test mobile-friendliness and the speed of Web sites, pages and apps. Now Netflix and Ookla have developed an app that checks Internet connections. ...More