Baidu’s main search app has 544 million monthly active users, the company said in September. Photo: Shutterstock
Baidu’s main search app has 544 million monthly active users, the company said in September. Photo: Shutterstock
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Google removes Baidu apps in wake of Palo Alto research report which said they collected sensitive data

  • Researchers found Baidu’s search and map apps collected sensitive data that includes numbers embedded in SIM cards, allowing for tracking across devices
  • Baidu says the search app is back in the app store after problems addressed

Topic |   Apps
Baidu’s main search app has 544 million monthly active users, the company said in September. Photo: Shutterstock
Baidu’s main search app has 544 million monthly active users, the company said in September. Photo: Shutterstock
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