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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.

Fri, 22 Oct 2021 - 05:00 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Google Playstore, Google, India, Playstore, google india

Courtesy: The Economic Times


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'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

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 - 09:00 AM / by Ronit John

Tags: snake, Playstore, Kerala, Snakepedia, Shashi Tharoor

Courtesy: The Indian Express


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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'. 

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 06:56 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Paytm, Google, Playstore, Gambling

Courtesy: Live Mint