Google To Reduce Commission To 15% In India From Jan 2022
Google has announced that it's decided to reduce the commission for in-app purchases to 15% in India from January 1, 2022. Furthermore, Google will decrease its service fee to 10% in media programmes like e-books, and on-demand music streaming videos. "To help support the specific needs of developers offering subscriptions...we're decreasing the service fee for all subscriptions on Google Play," said Sameer Samat from Google.
Tags: Google Playstore, Google, India, Playstore, google india
Courtesy: The Economic Times
'Snakepedia' - A Dedicated All About Snakes App Launched By Kerala
Kerala scientists in association with the doctors, photographers and wildlife enthusiasts have developed a dedicated app ‘Snakepedia’ to provide information about snakes. Researched and documented on voluntary basis, 'Snakepedia' gives information about first aid in case of snake bites, busting myths about snakes and rescue and hospital numbers. Moreover, the app, promoted by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and Kerala minister Thomas Issac, has… read-more
Tags: snake, Playstore, Kerala, Snakepedia, Shashi Tharoor
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Paytm Retrives IPL Cash Back Scheme; Made Changes in its Promotion
On September 28, Paytm retrieved its IPL Cash back scheme. Reportedly, the scheme was suspected to support gambling which is against Google's regulations. Paytm stated that they made changes to its promotions and assured its users, "Paytm has never been involved in anything that can be considered betting or gambling." Earlier, on September 18, Google had removed Paytm from its applications downloading platform 'Play Store'.
Tags: Paytm, Google, Playstore, Gambling
Courtesy: Live Mint