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Apple takes action over fake apps; Android users also complain

It was reported that Apple had taken action to remove a number of “fake” apps …

Google ups Android Market security

Google is automatically scanning apps submitted to Android Market for malware, following numerous reports highlighting how the lack of an approvals process is putting users at risk. However, the search giant also countered these reports.

Report: Docomo looks to address Android app traffic

Japanese number one operator NTT DoCoMo is reported to have asked Google to modify its Android platform so that smartphones using it will generate less data use, according to a report originating from business publication Nikkei.

Android Market app downloads pass 11 billion

Google said that it passed the 11 billion Android Market app download mark in the fourth quarter of 2011, having trumpeted reaching the 10 billion mark earlier in December 2011.

Android Market hits 400,000 app milestone

Distimo said that Google’s Android Market passed the 400,000 app mark at the start of …

Report: Kindle Fire redirecting Android Market requests to Appstore

The Verge said that Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet includes modifications to prevent users from viewing …

Google updates Android Market app

Google has updated its Android Market app which operates more quickly and provides a new …

More malware found in Android Market

Mobile security firm Lookout said that 27 apps have been found in Android Market which …

Apple updates on app downloads, following Google success

Apple said that there have been 18 billion downloads from its App Store, and that customers are downloading more than 1 billion per month.

Facebook, Google dominate Android use

Facebook and apps from Google are the most popular for Android smartphone users aged 18 or over, according to a study from Nielsen.