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Google Play adds humans to the app review process

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    Google has announced that they're taking additional measures to lower the amount of malicious code appearing in the Google Play store.

    Eunice Kim, product manager for Google Play, outlined the manual changes on the Android Developers Blog, confirming that the process has existed for two months.

    Now, when developers upload an application, it's checked by the usual automated scans, but a human will also perform additional screening.

    "We value the rapid innovation and iteration that is unique to Google Play, and will continue to help developers get their products to market within a matter of hours after submission, rather than days or weeks. In fact, there has been no noticeable change for developers during the rollout," Kim wrote.

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