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Google Play offline peer to peer installs beta

Posted by James Bender, Product Manager, Google Play In June we started adding security metadata to all apps and app updates to help verify product authenticity from Google Play. We’re doing this is to help developers reach a wider audience, particularly in countries where peer-to-peer app sharing is common because […]

Android Protected Confirmation: Taking transaction security to the next level

Posted by Janis Danisevskis, Information Security Engineer, Android Security In Android Pie, we introduced Android Protected Confirmation, the first major mobile OS API that leverages a hardware protected user interface (Trusted UI) to perform critical transactions completely outside the main mobile operating system. This Trusted UI protects the choices you […]

Playtime 2018: Helping you build better apps in a smaller bundle

Posted by Matt Henderson, Product Manager, Google Play Today we are kicking off Playtime, our annual global event series, hosting over 800 attendees in Berlin and San Francisco to share insights from experts around the world and the latest updates on our products. This will be followed by events in […]

Modern background execution in Android

Posted by Luiz Gustavo Martins, Partner Developer Advocate, Partner DevRel This is the third in a series of blog posts in which outline strategies and guidance in Android with regard to power. Over the years, executing background tasks on Android has evolved. To write modern apps, it’s important to learn […]

Introducing Oboe: A C++ library for low latency audio

Posted by Don Turner, Developer Advocate, Android Audio Framework This week we released the first production-ready version of Oboe – a C++ library for building real-time audio apps. Oboe provides the lowest possible audio latency across the widest range of Android devices, as well as several other benefits. Single API […]

Control Flow Integrity in the Android kernel

Posted by Sami Tolvanen, Staff Software Engineer, Android Security Android’s security model is enforced by the Linux kernel, which makes it a tempting target for attackers. We have put a lot of effort into hardening the kernel in previous Android releases and in Android 9, we continued this work by […]

Providing a safe and secure experience for our users

Posted by Paul Bankhead, Director, Product Management, Google Play We focus relentlessly on security and privacy on the Google Play Store to ensure Android users have a positive experience discovering and installing apps and games they love. We regularly update our Google Play Developer policies and today have introduced stronger […]