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Google Prevents 1.43 Million Apps To Enter Play Store Amid Violations

In a move to prevent violated apps to run on play store, Google banned 1.43 million apps, formed. In an official statement, Google said, "Google prevented 1.43 mn apps on Google Play in 2022 for policy-violation. We also continued to combat malicious developers and fraud rings, banning 173 bad accounts, and preventing over USD 2 billion in fraudulent and abusive transactions." Furthermore, Google also raised the bar for new developers.

Fri, 28 Apr 2023 - 03:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: prevention, Google, Play Store, Violation Of Policy, Technology

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Google To Enable Alternative Payment Options Temporarily For Match Apps

Match Group Inc announced Google will temporarily enable the company to give consumers a variety of payment systems. Match filed a lawsuit against Google in May, calling it a "last resort" to keep Tinder and its other applications on the Google Play store. By June 1, Google said it will stop allowing people to download certain of Match's applications if they exclusively used Google's payment system and shared revenue. 

Sun, 22 May 2022 - 07:10 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Google, Tinder, match group, payment, Play Store

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Play Store

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Google Bans Apps From Play Store Amid 'Data Theft'

As per reports, Google has banned a handful of apps on the Play Store that secretly gathered users' phone numbers and other important data. In addition, the apps were suspected to collect location information, email, phone numbers, nearby devices, and passwords. “All apps on Google Play must comply with our policies, regardless of the developer. When we determine an app violates these policies, we take appropriate action.” stated an official… read-more

Sun, 10 Apr 2022 - 10:30 AM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Google, Play Store, Apps, Ban, Theft

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Representative image of the Official WHO app

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WHO Launches New COVID-19 App For Pandemic-related Updates

The WHO has launched a new mobile application named 'WHO COVID-19 Updates' on the Google Play Store, to create awareness and provide the latest updates regarding the pandemic. The WHO has promised that the new app will provide information from trustworthy medical sources. They have also set up networks to work with the regional experts for relevant information. It had launched an app earlier… read-more

Sat, 26 Dec 2020 - 01:45 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: WHO, Mobile app, Covid-19, Play Store

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Among Us tops October 2020 downloads

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'Among Us' Remains Top Mobile Game Worldwide For October 2020

The ever-increasing fan base of the game 'Among Us' has reached a whole new level. Besides being installed 74.8 million times till date, it has been recorded to have 15% and 11.6% downloads last months only from India and the US respectively. 'Among Us' has also bagged over 4 billion views on YouTube as the game is streamed by various… read-more

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 - 07:01 PM / by Rashi Jain

Tags: Among Us, androids, iOS, Play Store, apple store

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PUBG To Shut Servers, End All Services In India On October 30

PUBG Mobile has announced to shut its servers and end all the services in India from October 30. The game was already pulled down from the Play Store and App Store following the Indian government order in September. However, the in-game servers were intact and people, who already had it downloaded, could play the game till now. Earlier, PUBG had end its association with China's Tencent Games but could not secure resumption.

Fri, 30 Oct 2020 - 10:20 AM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Pubg Mobile, PUBG, Tencent, Play Store

Courtesy: Tech Crunch