Cybersecurity experts have warned WhatsApp users to update the messaging app as soon as possible following the discovery of a major vulnerability that could allow attackers to install a malicious code on smartphones.
Apple has denied removing parental control apps from its App Store as part of a crackdown on technology which rivals its own screen time monitoring tools.
Dating app Bumble is adding artificial intelligence (AI) technology that is able to securely detect most nude images being sent to others and hide them from view.
Google has said it will start giving European Union smartphone users a choice of browsers and search apps on its Android operating system, in changes designed to comply with an EU antitrust ruling.
Sainsbury’s has launched an augmented reality app for children over the Easter break that tasks them with hunting down the Easter bunny and other characters while their parents carry out the shopping.
WhatsApp is giving users more control over who can add them into group chats in a bid to prevent unwanted invitations.
Google has bowed to pressure to remove an app accused of promoting gay conversion therapy, months after Apple, Amazon and Microsoft took action.
More than half of anti-malware apps on Android do not offer sufficient protection to people’s smartphones and tablets, a study has found.
Apple has accused Spotify of seeking to keep the benefits of being on its App Store without “making any contributions to that marketplace” in response to an anti-competition complaint the music service filed with the European Commission (EC).
Twitter has started rolling out an updated camera feature on its app, which users can now access by swiping to the left on their timeline.
Spotify has submitted a complaint against Apple to the European Commission (EC) arguing that the iPhone maker gives itself an unfair advantage by charging digital app rivals a 30% tax on purchases made through iOS.
Travellers in Berlin will soon be able to use a single app to switch seamlessly between public transport, rental bikes, car-sharing and taxis without signing up for each service individually.
Efforts to detect and remove malicious apps from the Google Play Store have improved, Google said, after it increased the number of rejected app submissions by more than 50% in 2018.
Augmented reality technology is being used to transform an empty store into a virtual Lego clothing shop that customers can explore on their smartphone using Snapchat.
The BT Sport app has launched on Apple TV, Samsung smart TVs and Microsoft’s Xbox games console as the firm expands the places where subscribers can watch.
Skype users are now able to blur out their backgrounds with a new feature rolling out to the Microsoft-owned app this week.
Facebook’s internal apps, including those used by employees to test new features on the social network, have stopped working after Apple blocked the firm’s access to the software behind them.
Facebook is giving up on its standalone Moments photo organiser app more than three years after launching it.
A new brain training app designed by researchers at the University of Cambridge is as effective at improving concentration as using stimulants, it has been claimed.
Google is facing mounting pressure to remove an app from its app store that advises gay people on controversial conversion therapy.
Alexa is widening its reach even further by working on the Amazon Music app, meaning users can request tracks hands-free.
Pokemon Go players will finally be able to battle each other as the game has its biggest evolution yet.
Facebook is allowing users to share their collections with friends for the first time, which could come in handy ahead of Christmas to give others an idea of what gifts they would like.
Fortnite has been named as the most downloaded free game of the year from Apple’s App Store.
BBC regional news presenter Alex Lovell revealed that an app called Hollie Guard provided her with great comfort during two years of rape threats from 68-year-old Gordon Hawthorn.
An app that helps people self-manage lower back pain is among the winners of a government fund designed to help those with health conditions remain in employment.
Tumblr was pulled from Apple’s App Store last week because of images depicting child sex abuse, it has emerged.
The majority of parents fear that their child will be subjected to cyberbullying via group chats, according to a new survey.
Snapchat is introducing two new features in its latest attempt to lure users back to the private messaging social app.
Facebook Messenger’s long-awaited unsend feature is expected to launch soon, allowing people to retract messages they have sent.