Google’s Removal of Apps From Play Store ‘Cannot Be Permitted’: IT Minister

Google’s decision to remove some apps in India from its app store “cannot be permitted”, Information Technology Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Saturday, amid an ongoing dispute over service fee payments to the US firm. Google on Friday removed from... Read more

Google Takes Action Against 10 Indian Apps for Play Store Fee Non-Payment

Google to Take Action Against 10 Indian App Developers Over Play Store Fee Non-Payment
Google, on Friday, March 1, said it would enforce action against a group of Indian app developers as they had not complied with the Play Store’s billing policies. The Alphabet-owned company claimed that ten Indian app developers, which include “many... Read more

PhonePe’s Homegrown Indus Appstore Will Launch Later This Month

PhonePe, the fintech platform owned by Walmart, is gearing up to unveil its own mobile app store soon in India. The homegrown Android-based app marketplace called Indus Appstore will be available for consumers later this month. The app store is... Read more

Google Considers Appealing Android Fine as EU Probes Play Store Policies

Google Considers Appealing Android Fine as EU Investigates Play Store Policies
European antitrust regulators are investigating Google’s Play Store, a unit of Alphabet, the company said in a regulatory filing, a move that could expose the US tech giant to another €1bn fine. Over the past decade, Google has incurred €8.25bn... Read more

Google Will Soon Reward You for Spending on the Play Store in India

Google Play Points Programme Released in India, Brings Rewards for Play Store Spending: Details
Google Play Points, the company’s Play Store rewards initiative, is coming to India. The rewards program that allows users to earn points for every action they take on the Google Play market, from downloading new apps to subscribing to services,... Read more