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How to combat the threat of Android malware

It’s almost impossible to read the news these days without seeing yet another articleon the rising threat of Android malware. But at the same time, a new report from AV-Comparatives has been making the rounds for its finding that most Android antivirus apps are terrible scams. So what’s a security-conscious user to do?

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Apple Reportedly in Talks to Acquire Shazam For $400 Million

Apple is getting real close to copping media-recognition app maker ShazamEntertainment for a cool $401 million. Casual. The report comes via TechCrunch, who isn’t naming and names when it comes to who spilled the beans (or shall we say bytes) on the potential deal. The $401 million price tag isn’t chump change, but it’s significantly less than half the $1.2 billion valuation Shazam announced in 2015.

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Apple Reportedly Orders Millions of Curved OLED Panels From Samsung for New iPhone

Would you be interested in a new, premium-model iPhone featuring a curved screen? If so, things are really starting to look up. The latest rumor surrounding Apple‘s next iPhone release is that Tim Cook and company have ordered millions of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels from Samsung, Mashable reported Tuesday. Given that Apple is also rumored to be announcing a trio of new phones later this year, this massive OLED order means at least one model may boast a curved screen.

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The iPhone 8 Will Have A Curved Screen And No Lightning Port, Among Other Tweaks

Anticipation for the iPhone 8 has been steadily increasing since the beginning of the year. In great part this is due to the typical steady drip of rumors in addition to the upcoming March 9th mega-event, when Tim Cook and his execs are expected to trot out new iPads and Macs as well as—possibly—new iPhone features, at a minimum.

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