Epic Lands Win as Google Play Store Found to be Operated as Monopoly
Epic Games, the developer of Fortnite, has walked away with a win in its case against Google.
Google Removes Adware Apps, But 20 Million Downloads Sneak Through
Google has booted 16 malicious "clicker" apps that were discovered and exposed by researchers at McAfee off the Play Store
U.S. FCC Urges Apple, Google to Boot TikTok from App Stores
"At its core, TikTok functions as a sophisticated surveillance tool that harvests extensive amounts of personal and sensitive data."
How Many Downloads Does it Take to Hit #1 in the App Store and Play Store?
Daily downloads aren't the only factor Apple's App Store ranking algorithms take into account, though, given how easy it is to manipulate them.
Google to Ban Third-Party Call Recording Apps from the Play Store
Pre-installed dialer apps like Google Phone and Mi Dialer, which also have call recording functionality built-in, will remain unaffected.
South Korea Says Apple, Google Banning Apps for External Payments Could Trigger Probes
A local regulator said on Tuesday that measures taken against apps that link out to external payment options would violate South Korean law.
Google to Open Play Store to Third-Party Payment Systems in South Korea
Google will let apps "add an alternative in-app billing system alongside Google Play's billing system" in South Korea.
Licensed Marijuana Businesses Now Allowed on Apple’s App Store
As of June 7, Apple's App Store policies allow "licensed or otherwise legal cannabis dispensaries" to be hosted on the platform.
App Store Revenue Nearly Double Than Google’s Play Store in Q3 2020
The App Store generated around $19 billion USD in revenue in Q3 of 2020, a 31 percent increase over the same period last year.
Google’s Recording App Is Now Available On Pixel 2 And Pixel 3
Google's Recording app has now launched on Pixel 2 and Pixel 3 smartphones.
Google Removes Pro-Hong Kong Protestor Game from Play Store
This marks the latest Hong Kong-related app to be pulled.
Apple Points FTC Regulators to Investigate Google Over In-App Purchases
Apple points the FTC to Google to investigate in-app purchases in the Play Store.