Posts Tagged: numbers

Samsung Galaxy F rumors heat up with model numbers and firmware

Samsung is set to announce something very soon, but we’re still not 100% sure what exactly that’s going to be. There are plenty of rumors about a folding phone being shown off, but some overlap between the Galaxy F and Galaxy X codenames make it hard to pinpoint exactly what to expect. Now more rumors […]

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Facebook used phone numbers from two-factor authentication to target users with ads

It’s pretty rare for Facebook to ever be in the news for a good reason, and this time it’s because the social media/data harvesting company has confessed to using user phone numbers to target people with advertisements. Normally not a huge deal, but in this instance they were using numbers from 2FA systems to send […]

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Tesla offers ‘immediate’ Model 3 deliveries to boost sales numbers

Tesla is determined to burnish its Model 3 sales figures, and that means getting the EV into customers' hands as quickly as possible — including through some unconventional methods. Electrek has learned that Tesla is emailing reservation holders pro…
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May numbers for Android distributions show Oreo growth

Google has been a bit inconsistent in recent months with timely updates to their Android distribution stats, so it is a bit more challenging to identify shifts in the deployed versions. One of the trends we have seen in more recent months seems to be toward manufacturers relying more on users upgrading phones to something […]

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Carriers will be able to hide signal strength numbers from users in Android P

Here’s a “feature” you probably weren’t asking for in the next version of Android: no signal strength numbers when you’re using a certain carrier’s network. Despite that being pretty anti-consumer, that’s probably what you can expect starting with Android P. According to some commits in AOSP, the signal strength in the settings of your phone […]

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Android distribution for August 2017 numbers released

Google’s Android team released distribution numbers for the operating system for August 2017 and while the direction is positive, the pace continues to be frustratingly slow. The breakdown can be found after the break. The good news for Android 7.0 Nougat is that adoption continued to be relatively strong for August, moving from 11.5% in July […]

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Caller ID apps are publicly exposing names and phone numbers after apparent hack

Three of the top caller ID apps have begun uploading caller names and phone numbers into public databases. It’s not yet known if the apps have been hacked or who could have hacked them.

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It’s a numbers game! How analytics are turning games into distraction machines

Gaming analytics allow developers to hack your feeble human brain like never before, and highly refined games they’re cranking out with it are more like crack than art.

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By the numbers: Pew Research profiles ride-hailing customers

A Pew study of the digital economy shows that age, education, income, and geography all impact ride-hailing service usage. Younger adults located in urban areas are more likely to use the services.

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