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Latest Android security exploit could leave more than half of current devices … – Apple Insider


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Latest Android security exploit could leave more than half of current devices
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By either installing a malicious app on an Android device, or directing users to a nefarious website, hackers can cause an Android device to become “apparently dead — silent, unable to make calls, with a lifeless screen,” Trend Micro explained. If the
More Bad News For Android UsersHuffington Post
Russian ‘Zero Day’ Hunter Has Android Stagefright Bugs Primed For One-Text HacksForbes
Warning: Crazy new Android security flaw can render your phone completely lifelessBGR
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One simple way to protect your Android phone from the Stagefright flaw – CBS News


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One simple way to protect your Android phone from the Stagefright flaw
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The flaw has to do with a media playback tool built into Android called Stagefright. It helps you get pictures and videos that people send you. Hackers could take advantage of it by getting your number and sending you a multimedia message containing …
What you can do about Android’s ‘Stagefright’ flawKHON2
Video: How Android Phones Can Be Hacked With One TextNextgov
Experts advise on how to protect against potential Android hackWTHITV.com
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AT&T will require working FM radios in its Android phones (update: just a request) – Engadget


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AT&T will require working FM radios in its Android phones (update: just a request)
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You might think that conventional radio is becoming less relevant as time marches on, but AT&T begs to differ. It’s requiring that Android phone makers not only include active FM radio chips in their devices from 2016 onwards, but that they switch on
Report: AT&T Wants All Its Android Phones To Have An Active FM Radio Tuner Android Police
AT&T to activate FM radio chips in all Android phones next yearZDNet
AT&T will soon require working FM radio chips in all Android smartphonesAndroid Authority (blog)

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[Hands-On] Volkswagen Officially Unveils Android Auto On Upcoming 2016 Models … – Android Police


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[Hands-On] Volkswagen Officially Unveils Android Auto On Upcoming 2016 Models
Android Police
At an event in California earlier today, Volkswagen officially announced that upcoming 2016 VW models will be Android Auto-ready. Which models? For now, what we know is this: most model year 2016 VWs at “SE” trim and above will likely pack the …
Volkswagen’s first car with Android Auto starts landing in showroomsAndroid Central
Volkswagens with CarPlay and Android Auto will begin arriving in showrooms VentureBeat
Volkswagen announces availability of Android Auto in most 2016 modelsAndroid Authority (blog)

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The Xbox Music Android App Has Found Its Groove, Rebranding Takes Effect In … – Android Police


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The Xbox Music Android App Has Found Its Groove, Rebranding Takes Effect In
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Xbox Music is now Groove. This is news that Microsoft detailed weeks ago, but it’s only now—coinciding with the public release of the Windows 10 preview—that we’re seeing the name change on Android. In the latest version, the rebranding has taken place.

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Windows 10 Experience Comes to iPhone, Android Devices – ABC News


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Windows 10 Experience Comes to iPhone, Android Devices
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Microsoft really wants to make Windows 10 omnipresent in the lives of its users. With the release of Windows 10 today, Microsoft is emphasizing a computing experience that can move seamlessly between the PC and almost any smartphone, including iPhone …
Don’t suit up: Microsoft drops dress code for Android visitorsThe Register

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New vulnerability can put Android phones into permanent vegetative state – Ars Technica


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New vulnerability can put Android phones into permanent vegetative state
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Researchers have developed an attack that puts more than 50 percent of Android phones into the digital equivalent of a persistent vegetative state in which they’re almost completely unresponsive and are unable to perform most functions, including
Android security flaw puts your phone into a near-comaEngadget
Android Phones Vulnerable to Malicious VirusWCTV
Maliciously crafted MKV video files can crash Android phonesPCWorld
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Stagefright Exploit Exposes Ninety-Five Percent Of Android Devices To A … – Forbes


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Stagefright Exploit Exposes Ninety-Five Percent Of Android Devices To A
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If you’re following Android at all, then this week you will have heard of the Stagefright exploit. It reads like a threat from a Mission Impossible movie – nineteen out of twenty Android devices are vulnerable to six attack vectors delivered through
Stagefright: Everything you need to know about Google’s Android megabugFortune
Got an Android phone? SMASH IT with a hammer – and do it NOWThe Register
Android phone hack puts 950 million users at risk6abc.com
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