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EU antitrust regulators question developers on Google app payments

EU antitrust regulators question developers on Google app payments

EU antitrust inspectors questioned app developers on the impact of Google's Play Store policies. Earlier this year, the tech giant threatened to ban apps that use alternative payment methods instead of its proprietary system. Two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters that EU antitrust inspe... Read more

date13 days ago
Google offers alternative payment options for Android apps in EU

Google offers alternative payment options for Android apps in EU

Google is allowing European app store developers to offer alternative payment options for end users. As a result, Google's own payment system is no longer mandatory. The tech giant says it's anticipating for upcoming laws and regulations. European Android developers can now choose alternative in... Read more

date29 days ago
Google and Apple want to remove apps older than 2 years from stores

Google and Apple want to remove apps older than 2 years from stores

Google and Apple recently announced plans to remove old applications from their respective app marketplaces. Both businesses agreed to delete any apps that had not been updated in two years last month. In early April, Google revealed a two-year cutoff plan that would take effect in November, whi... Read more

date3 months ago
Google under fire over payment options in Play Store

Google under fire over payment options in Play Store

Match Group, the parent company of dating app Tinder, has filed a complaint with the Dutch antitrust authority (ACM) about Google. Allegedly, the tech giant is abusing its power by refusing alternative payment methods for Play Store apps. Match Group says that the Dutch version of the Google Pla... Read more

date4 months ago
Google’s in-app billing enforcement is delayed due to US lawsuits

Google’s in-app billing enforcement is delayed due to US lawsuits

Google has been sued by dozens of state attorney generals over Play Store policies. The app store, run by Google, is now delaying the enforcement of one of its most significant recent changes, a requirement that all Play Store apps have to use Google’s in-app billing or get banned. Developers ... Read more

date1 year ago
Google lowers Play Store commission for small developers

Google lowers Play Store commission for small developers

Google has announced that small developers will have to pay less commission in the Play Store. Developers with a revenue of up to 1 million dollars will only have to pay 15 per cent of their sales to Google. That is half of the 30 per cent that Google normally asks. With this reduction, Google i... Read more

date1 year ago
Google squeezes App publishers for a cut of their sales

Google squeezes App publishers for a cut of their sales

Google is going to enforce their policy for in-app purchases. Many app publishers are circumventing the Google payment solution. The policy states that 30% of app purchases through their Play Store must go to the tech giant. Google's parent company, is cracking down on app publishers who have be... Read more

date2 years ago
Researchers find malware in Play Store with million users

Researchers find malware in Play Store with million users

Cyberfirm Check Point has alerted Google after researchers found 56 apps on the Play Store that contained malware. Altogether, the apps would have been downloaded almost a million times. The malware family, named Tekya, would be used to imitate clicking on advertisements. Ads from, among others,... Read more

date2 years ago
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