No more Hey Cortana in Android
Just a short while after bringing Cortana to Android, the ability to invoke it by saying "hey Cortana" has been removed. Microsoft reportedly removed this key feature as it conflicted with the "OK Google" activation.
Ad blocking to be default in ASUS' browser
ASUS is making its stance on blocking ads clear as it will make the practice the default in its Android browser. The company has a new partnership with AdBlock Plus that may have something to do with it, too.
Ad blocking will use AdBlock Plus technology.
Source: Android Central
Lawsuit over Apple blocking iMessages in Android tossed
The long-standing lawsuit charging Apple with blocking Android from working with iMessage has been thrown out of court. Having previously denied the suit class action status, the presiding judge tossed the suit entirely as no indication could be proven that this Apple bug was intentional.
New banking malware targets Android
Security researchers have discovered a new Trojan that targets Android devices. Dubbed SlemBunk the malware poses as a Flash Player or WhatsApp update to infect Android systems.
Damage is done as the Trojan poses as 33 legitimate apps of financial institutions.
Source: Help Net Security