Alibaba Owned UC Browser Disappears From Google's PlayStore Following Privacy Concerns

Alibaba Owned UC Browser Disappears From Google's PlayStore Following Privacy Concerns

The Google Home app update is rolling out to all Android and iOS devices.

The browser, which recently hit 500 million downloads globally, is fairly popular in India, where the company claims it has 100 million monthly active users. The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing in Hyderabad is doing further investigation.

UC Browser application is no longer available for download from the Play Store. Earlier reports had claimed that UC browser steals sensitive user data and then sends it to users in China without their consent.

UC Browser, owned and developed by the Alibaba Group-owned UC Web, is popular for its data compression capabilities which enables it to load web pages quicker than its competitors.

A malware called "Grabos" was intercepted from lines of code of several apps from the Play Store. Those interested in finding out more about Ring, or downloading the latest version with Android TV support included, head over to the Google Play Store listing.

Google getting its AI-driven Assistant technology into Sony's Android TV sets is one of the easiest decisions the search giant has ever had to make - a move that could spearhead the beginning of a significant fightback against Amazon Alexa in the smart home battle.

Android users have once again been warned to take care when installing new apps on their phone after yet another major security risk was detected.

Based on the details included in the reports, the most complex and widespread threat is the Grabos malware found by McAfee researchers. By opening the page, the attackers use the unsuspecting victims to view certain web pages and advertisements, creating artificially high traffic numbers and generating revenue for the attackers.

The international product portfolio of UCWeb includes UC Browser, UC News, 9Apps, UC Union, etc and according to StatCounter, UC Browser is one of the world's top three mobile browsers. The browser is expected to make a comeback with within a month. If you tap the device that's playing, you'll be taken to a screen that lets you adjust the volume, as well as the bass and treble on some devices. Play Services introduces a social aspect to gaming by adding leaderboards which can be shared with the public or between friends.

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