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  • Apple App Store and Google Play Store delisted over 813,000 apps in Q1 2021 Sep 21, 2021 07:09 PM IST

    Apple App Store and Google Play Store delisted over 813,000 apps in Q1 2021

    Both Google and Apple cleaned out their digital storefront's in the first quarter of this year

  • Apple-Google duopoly on app store market: South Korea to pass new law Aug 31, 2021 11:13 AM IST

    Apple-Google duopoly on app store market: South Korea to pass new law

    A new law would give customer's free choice on app payment providers

  • For Netflix, Google was willing to lower Play Store commission Aug 29, 2021 11:46 AM IST

    For Netflix, Google was willing to lower Play Store commission

    New unsealed documents from a lawsuit reveal Google was prepared to give Netflix a discount on Play Store fees

  • Google Play app store revenue hit $11.2 billion in 2019, lawsuit says Aug 29, 2021 08:14 AM IST

    Google Play app store revenue hit $11.2 billion in 2019, lawsuit says

    Google is fighting the charges that it abuses its alleged monopoly in app sales for Android devices.

  • Google bans SafeGraph, the company that sold user location data Aug 13, 2021 06:56 PM IST

    Google bans SafeGraph, the company that sold user location data

    SafeGraph took user location data during COVID-19 and then sold it for mapping and other purposes

  • Google brings the hammer down on more apps containing the trojan Flytrap Aug 12, 2021 02:55 PM IST

    Google brings the hammer down on more apps containing the trojan Flytrap

    Nine more apps have been removed from the Play Store after they were found infested with the trojan Flytrap

  • Apple and Google go on the offensive against anti-vax app Aug 01, 2021 02:34 PM IST

    Apple and Google go on the offensive against anti-vax app

    Unjected, a social app and dating platform for unvaccinated individuals was pulled off Apple's app store and received a stern warning from Google

  • Google updates its Play Store policies, bans "sugar daddy" apps Jul 31, 2021 05:12 PM IST

    Google updates its Play Store policies, bans "sugar daddy" apps

    Google has gone on the offensive against apps that offer "compensated sexual relationships"

  • Google likely to soon face antitrust claims over Play store from US states: Sources Jun 23, 2021 08:32 AM IST

    Google likely to soon face antitrust claims over Play store from US states: Sources

    The anticipated lawsuit follows complaints from app developers about Google's management of its Play Store for Android devices, according to one source. The lawsuit has been in the works since last year and has already been delayed, but seems close again, the sources said.

  • FAU-G hits 1 million downloads on launch day, early reviews disappointing Jan 27, 2021 01:56 PM IST

    FAU-G hits 1 million downloads on launch day, early reviews disappointing

    While some gamers praised FAU-G for presentation and adherence to the source material others felt the game lacked polish and felt incomplete.

  • Why a Made-in-India app store is easier said than done Oct 02, 2020 04:06 PM IST

    Why a Made-in-India app store is easier said than done

    Google Play Store has 27,00,000 apps and the Apple App Store 18,20,000. Between the two of them, they have everything covered. Billions of dollars and several years have gone into them. An Indian app store will have to go one up on them.

  • Mitron an Indian app, origin of developer irrelevant, say founders Anish Khandelwal and Shivank Agarwal Jun 18, 2020 02:02 PM IST

    Mitron an Indian app, origin of developer irrelevant, say founders Anish Khandelwal and Shivank Agarwal

    The duo denies Made in Pakistan accusation, say they are the legal owners of the codebase and any claim to the contrary is mischievous and libellous.

  • Reporter's Take | TikTok taken off Google Play Store Apr 17, 2019 02:03 PM IST

    Reporter's Take | TikTok taken off Google Play Store

    M Saraswathy gets in a conversation with Moneycontrol's Vaibhavi Khanwalkar to find how this affect the app's parent company ByteDance.

  • Here’s why UC Browser suddenly disappeared from the Google Play Store Nov 15, 2017 06:34 PM IST

    Here’s why UC Browser suddenly disappeared from the Google Play Store

    The irony of the fact is that a couple of weeks back, the Alibaba-owned browser app claimed to have gotten 500 million downloads on Google’s Play Store

  • Google rolling out Play Protect service to empower Android users against malicious apps Jul 21, 2017 08:54 AM IST

    Google rolling out Play Protect service to empower Android users against malicious apps

    Play Protect will also include a feature that helps in remotely erasing a lost phone's data

  • Apps in Google Play store can cost users up to Rs 26,000 Oct 28, 2015 11:54 AM IST

    Apps in Google Play store can cost users up to Rs 26,000

    The US is not the only country where Google has chosen to lift the maximum price developers can ask for an app and IAPs. The company has also increased the upper limit for the Indian market as well.

  • Nexus 5X, 6P to hit Indian shores by October-end Sep 30, 2015 06:35 PM IST

    Nexus 5X, 6P to hit Indian shores by October-end

    According to sources, the new devices will be available in the Indian market, both online and offline, by the end of next month. This will help the company to take advantage of the festive season, they added.

  • Prime Minister launches 'Narendra Modi Mobile App' Jun 17, 2015 05:56 PM IST

    Prime Minister launches 'Narendra Modi Mobile App'

    The Android-based application is also aimed at giving a chance to people to interact with him and share ideas and suggestions. "Launched 'Narendra Modi Mobile App'.

  • Google Play starts offering 'free app of the week' Jun 16, 2015 08:55 AM IST

    Google Play starts offering 'free app of the week'

    Until now, the search giant had not offered any similar type of promotion. However, it has quietly rolled out the ‘free app of the week,‘ which is present under the Family apps tag for now.

  • Facebook Home crosses 500,000 downloads on Google Play Store Apr 22, 2013 10:17 AM IST

    Facebook Home crosses 500,000 downloads on Google Play Store

    Looks like the mixed reviews and the privacy scare has not deterred Facebook users from adopting Home, the Android launcher which was released by the

  • Facebook Home now available outside US on Google Play Apr 17, 2013 08:45 AM IST

    Facebook Home now available outside US on Google Play

    Facebook Home is now available for users outside the US. You can grab it for free from Google Play. To use Facebook Home...

  • How to install Facebook Home on your smartphone Apr 15, 2013 03:30 PM IST

    How to install Facebook Home on your smartphone

    Grab Facebook Home for your smartphone with these simple steps.

  • New Facebook Home apk works for users outside the US Apr 15, 2013 09:31 AM IST

    New Facebook Home apk works for users outside the US

    Despite Facebook Home having been launched over the weekend, most of the world still haven't been able to get their hands on it because it's only

  • Facebook Home gets mixed reviews from users Apr 13, 2013 01:34 PM IST

    Facebook Home gets mixed reviews from users

    Since Facebook Home was released to the public, a lot of people have gotten their hands on it. While we can't exactly try it out for ourselves barring

  • Facebook Home is now on the Google Play store Apr 13, 2013 11:26 AM IST

    Facebook Home is now on the Google Play store

    Facebook's latest iteration of the service for Android smartphones, Facebook Home, is up for grabs on the Google Play store...

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