Tag "spam"

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HTC spams One M8 and M9 owners through push notifications

HTC is spamming their customers through push notifications. One M8 and M9 owners are now receiving ads for the new Fantastic Four movie on their phone.

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Instagram Announces 300 Million Active Users

Instagram has announced that its active base has breached 300 million users.  Of this base, over 70% of them live outside the US.  Since the late 2010 launch of the

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Airpush ad network continues to grow *cough* SPAM on the Android platform

Have you ever had one of those pesky “Star” advertisements in your notification drop down? Ever wondered where they come from? Well, it’s likely they came from an ad service

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A Spammer Responds: “We Will Flood the Android Market”

When we reported on AppBrain’s claim that 6,000 spam apps from three developers had disappeared from the Market, we naturally wanted to confirm whether Google had in fact removed them,