Here is why UC Browser has disappeared mysteriously from Google Play Store

Here is why UC Browser has disappeared mysteriously from Google Play Store

The app is known for its friendly and easy-to-use interface on its mobile version. The reports that surfaced even suggested that the data was being collected even after the user has uninstalled the browser.

Do you think this is a step in the right direction by Google to pull down UC Browser Down from its Play Store? However, the US Browser Mini is still available for download.

Google Chrome has regained some of its footing back in the mobile browser market - UC Browser had become India's favorite mobile browser back in June. However, it is not unknown that Alibaba's UC Browser has been in the limelight for quite some time - and it's all because of wrong reasons.

The popular browser seems to have been pulled down by Google over standing allegations that the browser had been slithering vital user information. The UC Browser was recently dubbed the 6 most downloaded mobile app in India.

Former U of H track star qualifies for Olympic bobsledding
Well, they got some help, first from supporters on GoFundMe and then later from Visa, which signed them this week . Last December, the team had to resort to crowdfunding to back their ambitions of reaching the Winter Olympics .

A report by Android Authority states that UCWeb claims that Indian users make up 100 million of its total monthly active users from around the world, with the latter figure reportedly reaching 420 million, per reports from 2016. UC Browser - not once - but oftentimes have been under scrutiny regarding data security concerns.

Google Assistant received some major upgrades in recent days, and today Google Assistant product manager Brad Abrams announced a series of changes to help developers make voice apps that interact with Google's AI assistant, including ways to give them more expressive voices and send push notifications, as well as new subcategories for the Assistant's App Directory. This comes amidst developments over the last few months that the browser was sending personal data of its Indian users to a server in China. To add to that, it was claimed that the application could access user data even after its successful installation from the device.

UCWeb and Google have not commented on the allegations thus far, so there is nothing to confirm or deny them.

For those still looking for an alternative browser to use in the meantime, Google Play Store still has the UC Browser Mini available to download.

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