Articles about Google Play (Google Play Store)
20 Sep 2021
813,000+ apps delisted from Google, Apple app stores in H121
A fresh report from Pixalate on the mobile apps delisted from Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store in the first half of 2021 shows that over 813,000 apps were delisted by the app stores.
29 Aug 2021
Netflix allegedly received special discount on Google's Play Store commission
Google does not demand a share on the first $1 million developers earn via Google Play Billing used for in-app purchases on the company's app market.
01 Aug 2021
Apple boots 'Tinder for anti-vaxxers' off the App Store
Mainstream dating platforms, including Tinder and Bumble, have teamed up with government agencies to encourage users to get vaccinated.
30 Jul 2021
Google kicking out 'sugar daddy' dating apps from Play Store
Google has recently changed its Play policies including refinements and some aspects of advertising IDs. The policy update also brought an updated inappropriate content policy into force. It bans "compensated sexual relationships" or sugar daddy dating apps.
24 Jul 2021
Google defers Play Store in-app billing policy deadline amid lawsuit
In September 2020, Google announced that in the coming year, all application developers distributing apps through the Play Store must transition to its billing system called Play Billing for in-app purchases.
12 Apr 2021
Google is shutting down its Shopping app
Google is shutting down its Shopping app for Android and iOS, a company spokesperson confirmed to 9to5Google.
08 Apr 2021
#MalwareAlert: Fake Netflix-like app spreads malware via WhatsApp
Check Point Research (CPR) discovered a new malware on the Google Play Store that was disguised as "FlixOnline."
04 Apr 2021
Google to limit apps from seeing what else is installed
Google will soon moderate which applications on the Play Store can access the list of all the other apps that you have installed on your device, reports XDA-Developers.
17 Mar 2021
Google halves Play Store billing fee for developers globally
Yesterday, Google announced that it is slashing its Play Store billing fee globally from 30 percent to 15 percent.
12 Feb 2021
Bolkar App: A voice based Quora alternative for non-English speakers
Bolkar means 'speaking' in Hindi. Bolkar App enables native speakers of Hindi and Bengali to share their knowledge. The crowdsourced question-answer platform is aimed at people from tier-3 and tier-4 towns of India who aren't conversant with English.
29 Jan 2021
Robinhood reportedly sells GameStop shares without permission from traders
Trading app Robinhood on Thursday prevented investors from buying several stocks in order to facilitate short-selling hedge funds in their battle against the working class investors from the WallStreetBets subreddit.
29 Jan 2021
AOC urges US Congress to investigate Robinhood's GameStop freeze
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called on the US Congress to investigate trading app Robinhood over its GameStop freeze.
21 Jan 2021
21 Jan 2021
Homegrown game FAU-G coming to Android devices on Republic Day
Fearless and United Guards (FAU-G), a game by Studio nCore Pvt. Ltd. and promoted by Akshay Kumar is set to hit Android devices on January 26. It will compete with popular battle royale game PUBG for a share of the Indian mobile gaming market.
18 Jan 2021
Hike messaging service shuts down, leaves app stores
Indian messaging app Hike StickerChat has been shut down. The platform officially closed down today following a Twitter announcement by founder and CEO Kavin Bharti Mittal on January 6.
10 Jan 2021
OnePlus may have two new smartwatches coming, and then some
With the OnePlus Health app going live for early access on the Google Play Store, developers and enthusiasts are already ripping into the code and digging around for clues. Apparently, there is a lot to discover.
03 Jan 2021
Loan app case: Chennai Police arrests 2 Chinese nationals
Four people, including two Chinese nationals, have been arrested by the Chennai Police in connection with the loan apps case.
27 Nov 2020
Nokia Smart TV 75-inch launched in Europe
Nokia brand-licensee StreamView has launched the 75-inch model of the Nokia Smart TV in Europe. The Android-powered television will go on sale from December 1.
05 Nov 2020
Sony A8H 4K OLED TV launched at Rs. 2.8 lakh
Expanding its range of premium televisions in India, Sony has launched its latest A8H 4K OLED TV in a 65-inch size.
09 Oct 2020
Now, your Android phone can alert about easy-to-miss household sounds
Google is bringing a handy new feature on Android, one that will help people to take note of important but easy-to-miss sounds in their homes.
08 Oct 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Amazon unhappy with Future Group-Reliance deal, and more
Last night, Amazon expressed discontent over Future Group's deal to sell its businesses to Reliance Retail and issued the former a legal notice.
06 Oct 2020
Paytm to host app developers conference on October 8
Indian payments decacorn Paytm is gearing up to take on the dominance of Google.
05 Oct 2020
Sony launches its costliest TV, priced at Rs. 14 lakh
Sony has launched its first 8K TV in India, the Z8H at Rs. 13,99,990. (Yes, you read that right!)
21 Sep 2020
Dating app uses Nusrat Jahan's photo without consent; probe initiated
Actor and Trinamool Congress parliamentarian Nusrat Jahan has accused a video dating app of using her picture without permission.
20 Sep 2020
#WeeklyRecap: Potential life on Venus, Apple's new hardware, and more
This week, a number of developments were noted in the world of technology, including an unexpected - and still unconfirmed - case of alien life discovery.
18 Sep 2020
Google removes Paytm from Play Store: Here's why
Paytm, one of India's most valuable start-ups, has suffered a major setback.
11 Sep 2020
Now, Google Duo is available on Android TV
Keeping its promise, Google has started making Duo available on Android TV.
10 Sep 2020
Huawei phones will start replacing Android next year: Details here
Finally, Huawei appears to be gearing up to take on Google's Android and Apple's iOS in the mobile operating system segment.
07 Sep 2020
Xiaomi Mi TV 4A Horizon Edition televisions launched in India
Expanding its line-up of smart televisions in India, Xiaomi has launched its Mi TV 4A Horizon Edition series in 32-inch and 43-inch sizes.
30 Aug 2020
Google removes deceptive giveaway apps from Play Store
Despite Google's strict review and removal practices, malicious apps have been making their way to the Play Store.
19 Aug 2020
OnePlus TV Y Series' OTA update brings nifty improvements
OnePlus has started rolling out a system update for its affordable Y Series televisions in India.
18 Aug 2020
Why are Apple, Google and Epic Games fighting?
Apple, Google, and Epic Games, the developer of Fortnite, are engaged in a dramatic row for the last few days.
13 Aug 2020
#TechBytes: These new features are coming to your Android TV
Smart TVs and media streaming devices are all the rage these days, thanks to Google's Android TV.
12 Aug 2020
Facebook Lite is shutting down on iOS: Details here
In an unexpected move, social media giant Facebook is sunsetting the Lite version of its main mobile application.
09 Aug 2020
Flipkart Big Saving Days sale: Top-deals on 4K Android TVs
Flipkart's Big Saving Days sale is currently live with great discounts and deals available across all product categories.
05 Aug 2020
Xiaomi takes on Amazon with affordable new 'Mi TV Stick'
In a bid to cash in on the surging demand of smart televisions, Chinese giant Xiaomi has launched 'Mi TV Stick' in India.
05 Aug 2020
Sony's latest 55-inch 4K TV comes with content upscaling technology
Expanding its line-up of Android TVs in India, Sony has launched a 55-inch smart television in the country.
30 Jul 2020
New Android malware can steal your banking credentials, Government warns
The cybersecurity agency working for the Government of India has raised alarms over a dangerous new strain of malware on Android.
26 Jul 2020
Google uses Android to track its rivals apps: Report
In a major shocker, a report from The Information has revealed that Google uses Android to track the applications offered by its rivals.
16 Jul 2020
This malware can steal passwords, card data from 300+ apps
After Joker, a new strain of malware called 'BlackRock' has surfaced on the internet.