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Acinq Launches Lightning Network Android Wallet Eclair – Bitcoin … – Bitcoin News (press release)

Technology This week Bitcoin.com reported on the recent demo of the Lightning Network being tested by Bitfury on Bitcoin’s mainnet. Now the bitcoin technology company Acinq has launched its Lightning Network-based Android wallet “Eclair” because the company believes Segwit “seems to be on the verge of activation.” Also …

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Antivirus for Android Has a Long, Long Way To Go – WIRED

WIRED Antivirus for Android Has a Long, Long Way To GoWIREDNow, as antivirus products gain in popularity for Android devices, they appear to be making many of the same old mistakes. A key part of the current shortcomings stems from relative immaturity in Android antivirus offerings. Researchers at Georgia Tech …

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Android Circuit: Samsung Confirms Galaxy Note 8 Launch Date, Nokia 8 Leaks, Microsoft Loves Android – Forbes

Forbes Android Circuit: Samsung Confirms Galaxy Note 8 Launch Date, Nokia 8 Leaks, Microsoft Loves AndroidForbesTaking a look back at seven days of news and headlines across the world of Android, this week’s Android Circuit includes the launch date for the Galaxy Note 8, a new screen for Samsung’s phablet, …

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Paranoid Android 7.2.1 features Nexus 5 support, a new boot animation, and more – Android Authority (blog)

Much was made about Paranoid Android’s 7.2.0 release, and with good reason – it brought numerous features and bug fixes, along with support for various smartphones. As such, the popular Android ROM’s 7.2.1 update might be seen as meager from the outside, though it is still relatively substantial. The highlight …

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Alexa is coming to the Amazon app on Android, starting this week – TechCrunch

This spring, Amazon introduced Alexa to a wider audience by making the virtual assistant a feature that could be accessed within the retailer’s main shopping app. However, that integration – which allows you to ask Alexa about news, weather, basic facts, or use the assistant’s add-on “skills,” among other things …

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UIDAI mAadhaar app launched on Android: Here's what it does, how to use this – The Indian Express

Written by Shruti Dhapola | New Delhi | Updated: July 20, 2017 11:27 am mAadhaar is the new app from UIDAI and it will let users share their Aadhaar info with third-party services. Here’s how it works. TheUnique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has just launched the mAadhaar app for syncing …

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Google Play Music on Android is now playable from search results – The Verge

Google Play Music is debuting a useful feature in its Android app that lets you play music straight from search results. The update spotted by 9to5Google comes several months after the same feature rolled out on Play Music’s web interface, and appears to be enabled server side — meaning it …

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GhostCtrl malware silently haunts Android users, hijacking functionality – SC Magazine

Some versions of the malicious Android RAT named GhostCtrl can act not only as spyware, but also as ransomware, by leveraging the ability to reset passwords and lock device screens. Researchers have uncovered a highly versatile Android remote access trojan that hijacks device functionality, steals information and can even perform …

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