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Beijing Builds South China Sea Clout

As Kim Jong Un's antics in North Korea capture global attention, China is quietly moving to bolster its grip on disputed territory in the South China …

China

Over a thousand spyware-infected Android apps discovered

A family of Android spyware has infected more than 1,000 apps, including some which infiltrated Google's Play Store.David Bisson reports.

IT security

The US and the UK are both debuting new aircraft carriers — Here's how they stack up to the rest of the world

In July the world saw the debut of two powerful new classes of aircraft carriers, the US Navy's USS Gerald R. Ford and the UK Royal Navy's HMS Queen Elizabeth. Both carriers push the boundaries of modern engineering and represent the first new carrier designs in decades.<p>But they join oceans already …

Military

Collect your favorite streaming videos offline [Deals]

When it comes to videos, the internet is like Scrooge McDuck’s vault: Full of endless riches to swim through. But with streaming video, no internet connection means being stuck with whatever’s on your hard drive.<p>Movie Sherlock offers a way to get videos straight from streaming sites straight to …

Sikkim standoff: China releases 'map' to prove its claim over tri-junction border - Firstpost

<b>Beijing:</b> China has released a map showing the Donglong region in the Sikkim sector as its territory and to back its claims of Indian troops …

When Does It Get Dark? When Do The Fireworks Start?

Photographers feast on early morning and early evening illumination. Summer brings us more hours of daylight and consequently more shooting time. But …

Here's why huge sinkholes open up in the ground out of nowhere

Sinkholes seemingly come out of nowhere, swallowing everything in their path, and generally looking like the apocalypse. But there is some pretty simple science to explain them.<p><i>Brad Streicher contributed to an earlier version of this video.</i><p><b>Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook</b>

Science

Google's new Android app makes it easy to save mobile data on the go

The good folks at Android Police have spotted a new app from Google called Triangle; it lets you control which other apps can use your mobile data. It’s a handy little tool if you’re stuck on a crappy plan or are low on credits abroad.<p>Just fire up Triangle, grant it the necessary permissions …

Best software for would-be Android app makers and creators

Want to build an app but don’t know how to code? Don’t have the inclination to learn?<p>Don’t worry: there are still plenty of options out there for you. Android app makers are tools created specifically for those people who want to release an app on the Play Store (and possibly other app stores, …

Apps

Google makes the best Android apps easier to find with Android Excellence

Google wants you to find the best apps faster, so it's introduced a new section to the Play Store called Android Excellence. The banner on the Editor’s Choice page will spotlight apps and games that “deliver incredible user experiences on Android, use many of our best practices, and have great …

Apps

Xavier trojan SDK spotted in 800 Google Play Android apps

Trend Micro researchers spotted more than 800 Android applications available on the Google Play Store embedded with the software development kit …

5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week! - Android Apps Weekly

Welcome to the 196th edition of Android Apps Weekly! Here are your headlines from the last week:<p>Sony announced a new thing called PlayLink at E3 2017. The idea is that some PlayStation 4 games will be partially controllable using companion apps on mobile. It’ll let people connect with the game …

Apps

Google Removes 2 Malicious Play Store Android Apps

Collectively, these two apps — dubbed 'Magic browser' and 'Noise Detector' — had been installed from Google Play more than 60,000 times.<p>PCMag reviews …

Android Apps

5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week! - Android Apps Weekly

Welcome to the 197th edition of Android Apps Weekly. Here are your headlines from this week:<p>Google announced some changes to Google Play this week. Starting June 30th, Android 2.1 and lower will no longer have Android Market support. This will have two immediately impacts. For starters, developers …

Apps

Top 12 Must-have Mobile Applications for your Android Phone

<b>Do you often ponder which mobile application is best suited to your need?</b><p>Today, almost all of us, with an exception of a few, spend half of their …

Microsoft Office

The best free and paid Android app development courses

Start Building Your Android App Today!<p><b>Android Authority</b> is proud to present the <b>DGiT Academy</b>: the most detailed and comprehensive course covering every aspect of Android app development, run by our own <b>Gary Sims</b>. Whether you are an absolute beginner with zero coding knowledge or a veteran programmer, …

Android News

Mass protests in Japan as battle over changes to pacifist constitution looms

Tens of thousands poured out onto the streets of Tokyo on Constitution Day to protest Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s touted plan to change the country’s …

Once a Defender of Internet Freedom, Putin Is Now Bringing China's Great Firewall to Russia

MOSCOW -- The Kremlin has been searching for a solution to the Internet problem since 2011. Worried by Twitter and Facebook's potential for mobilization after the Arab Spring and the protests against Vladimir Putin in Moscow in 2011, the authorities wanted to find a way to get social networks under …

Russia

Man survives harrowing fall off the Great Wall of China

A tourist captured the heart stopping moment a man plummeted to the ground after falling off a section of the Great Wall of China near Beijing.<p>The man, who has been identified as a Chinese national by CCTV, was visiting the Jiankou section of the Great Wall on April 23 when he lost his balance on …