Category: security

This Week in Apps: TikTok security check, app store cleanups, GameClub takes on Apple Arcade
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This Week in Apps: TikTok security check, app store cleanups, GameClub takes on Apple Arcade

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support, and the money that flows through it all. The app industry in 2018 saw 194 billion downloads and more than $100 billion in purchases. This past quarter, consumer spending exceeded $23 billion and installs topped…

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Amid security concerns, the European Union puts 5G — and Huawei — under the microscope
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Amid security concerns, the European Union puts 5G — and Huawei — under the microscope

The European Union is putting under the microscope the rollout of new, high-speed mobile networking technologies known as 5G in a move that could affect the technology’s dominant company — Huawei. Regulators focused on specific security threats linked to technology providers headquartered in countries with “no democratic and legal restrictions in place,” according to a…

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U.S. security experts admit China’s 5G dominance, push for public investment
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U.S. security experts admit China’s 5G dominance, push for public investment

U.S. security experts are conceding that China has won the race to develop and deploy the 5G telecommunications infrastructure seen as underpinning the next generation of technological advancement and warn that the country and its allies must develop a response — and quickly. “The challenge we have in the development of the 5G network, at…

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Here are the security sessions you can’t miss at Disrupt SF
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Here are the security sessions you can’t miss at Disrupt SF

Security is in everything, it’s everywhere and it’s everyone’s responsibility. What part are you playing? At TechCrunch Disrupt SF on October 2-4, we’re proud to have onstage some of the smartest security executives and highest-ranking officials ready to talk shop. Security will be front and center of Disrupt SF, with our panels and experts ready…

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National Security Establishment Begs Trump to Resettle More Refugees in U.S.
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National Security Establishment Begs Trump to Resettle More Refugees in U.S.

The national security establishment, comprised of nearly 30 United States generals and admirals, are begging President Trump to resettle more foreign refugees in the country. While the Trump administration considers temporarily reducing refugee resettlement to zero admissions a year, about 27 retired U.S. generals and admirals — including retired General David Petraeus — have sent…

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