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Google removed over 700,000 malicious apps from the Play Store in 2017

99% of abusive apps were removed before users could install them.

There are a lot of excellent apps and games to be found on the Play Store, but to no one’s surprise, it can also be home to some bad seeds, too. There were quite a few reports of malicious Android apps all throughout last year, but new numbers from Google reveal that things could have been a lot worse.

In just 2017 alone, over 700,000 malicious  [Read More…]

Google: 250 million Android devices out there, 700,000 activations per day


Google has just released their 4th Quarter 2011 earnings report, missing Wall Street targets on total net revenue. Google came in at a non-GAAP net revenue total of $ 8.13B, short of the $ 8.40B projections from Wall Street. This move sent Google’s after-trading stock price down a whopping 10%.

There is some good news coming out of Google’s earnings call, however, as Google announced several new statistics that suggest improvements  [Read More…]

Andy Rubin says there are now over 700,000 Android devices activated every day

Andy Rubin

Andy Rubin just let loose a new number on Google+, stating “There are now over 700,000 Android devices activated every day”.  That’s a whole lot of Android phones and tablets.  In fact, that’s 4,900,000 per week, 19,600,000 per month, and a whopping 235,200,000!  With Android currently having over 200 million active devices, that means we’ll be close to 500 million Android phones and tablets having been sold and activated by next December  [Read More…]