Google Play Store to face direct competition by united Chinese smartphone giants

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Huawei, Xiaomi, and Vivo and Oppo from BBK are coming together for on an app store platform. Chinese smartphone makers including Huawei, Xiaomi, and Oppo and Vivo from BBK are working together to create a massive rival to the Google Play Store. All the smartphone makers will bring their app stores together onto one massive combined platform. The idea is to provide a place for app developers outside China to be able to upload their apps to a single platform that will reach each of the Chinese tech giants’ app…

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Researchers find mobile app security problem with Xiaomi smartphones

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A serious security flaw was uncovered in a pre-installed mobile app. Check Point Research experts have revealed that there is a serious mobile app security flaw hidden in a pre-installed app on Xiaomi smartphones. The security researchers discovered a vulnerability in an app bundled on Xiaomi devices that could potentially allow hackers to hijack smartphones and inject malware. The security flaw was discovered in the pre-installed Guard Provider security app. The mobile app security flaw may have affected millions of Xiaomi smartphone users worldwide. The researchers found the flaw within…

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Largest Chinese manufacturer of mobile phones is headed to the US

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That said, while Xiaomi smartphones may be cheap and affordable in China, there is a drawback in the U.S. Xiaomi is easily one of the most popular manufacturers of mobile phones in the world, as the devices have become massively popular within the gigantic Chinese marketplace. However, until now, these affordable and yet well-designed devices have been out of reach of Americans. The claim to fame for Xiaomi, is that its mobile phones come with a great quality – often compared to iPhones from Apple – and yet they have…

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