Google Play caught hosting an app that steals users’ cryptocurrency

From Ars Technica Yu Chun Christopher Wong/S3studio/Getty Images Google Play has been caught hosting yet another malicious app, this time one that was designed to steal cryptocurrency from unwitting end users, researchers... Read more »

There’s a currency miner in the Mac App Store, and Apple seems OK with it

From Ars Technica Enlarge / A version of Calendar 2 downloaded on Sunday from the Mac App Store. Resource-draining currency miners are a regular occurrence in the Google Play market, as scammers... Read more »

Some apps were listening to you through the smartphone’s mic to track your TV viewing, says report

From Techcrunch There may be a reason why that ol’ “Facebook is listening to you talk” conspiracy theory refuses to die – and not just because Facebook’s ad technology has gotten so... Read more »

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp nets Nintendo 15M mobile downloads

From CNET Available on iOS and Android, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is one popular free download for Nintendo. Óscar Gutiérrez/CNET Why go camping in the dirt with the bugs when you can... Read more »

Nokia 3 review: Nokia’s cheapest Android phone needs more power

From CNET The Nokia 3 is the lowest-end of Nokia’s new line of Android phones. It’s on sale in the UK for £120, but you will have to make sacrifices for that... Read more »