Google's Android smartphone operating system may be a lot more flexible than Apple's, but there's a downside to that flexibility: Malware. Hackers have shown an affinity to the Android platform, trying to trick unsuspecting phone owners into downloading software to hijack their device. A few months ago, a fake Angry Birds Space game that delivered a malware payload found its way to the Google Play store.

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  • Google offers 25 cent Android apps to celebrate 25 billion downloads
    Google has announced today that it has surpassed the 25 billion download mark for Android apps and games on its Google Play platform. To celebrate, the company is offering some generous discounts for the next five days. Running with that "25" theme ...
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