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Battlegrounds Mobile India amasses 34 million players in a week since its launch
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Battlegrounds Mobile India amasses 34 million players in a week since its launch

At present, Battlegrounds Mobile India boasts of 16 million daily active users and 2.4 million peak concurrent users.

Dozens of states sue Google over claims that its mobile app store abuses its market power
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Dozens of states sue Google over claims that its mobile app store abuses its market power

Developers of mobile apps have taken issue with the way Google makes them use its own system for some payments inside their products.

MWC 2021: Samsung announces One UI Watch based on Google's Wear OS for future Galaxy smartwatches
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MWC 2021: Samsung announces One UI Watch based on Google's Wear OS for future Galaxy smartwatches

One UI Watch will first come on a Galaxy Watch that will debut at the Galaxy Unpacked event later this year.

UK watchdog is looking into iOS, Android 'mobile ecosystem' over concerns of the tech giants stifling competition
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UK watchdog is looking into iOS, Android 'mobile ecosystem' over concerns of the tech giants stifling competition

The authority said it’s taking a closer look at the “effective duopoly” Google and Apple have on the various gateways through which users can access online content.

Google to introduce new transparency policy update in 2022; encourages developers to share data
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Google to introduce new transparency policy update in 2022; encourages developers to share data

Starting 2022, Google will show users details on the kind of data it collects, confidentiality and security performance it maintains, and more.

Facebook Messenger crosses five billion mark on Google Play Store
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Facebook Messenger crosses five billion mark on Google Play Store

The Messenger follows the suit of most downloads after the Facebook app (2019) and WhatsApp (2020).

Google is limiting which Android apps can see all other apps installed on your device
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Google is limiting which Android apps can see all other apps installed on your device

Query_All_Packages lets an app read your entire app list, which can contain sensitive information, like your passwords, banking information, more.

Microsoft discontinues the Cortana app for Android and iOS users: All you need to know
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Microsoft discontinues the Cortana app for Android and iOS users: All you need to know

The Cortana content created by users – such as reminders and lists – will still be accessible through Cortana in Windows.

OnePlus Band data including steps count and heart rate can now be synced with Google Fit app: Report
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OnePlus Band data including steps count and heart rate can now be synced with Google Fit app: Report

Users can download the latest OnePlus Health version 1.3.2 from the Google Play Store that comes with the Google Fit integration feature.

Truecaller developer launches personal safety app Guardians that allows users to share location
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Truecaller developer launches personal safety app Guardians that allows users to share location

The app allows the option to share your GPS location privately with those you trust or keep the location sharing feature always on.

PUBG: New State is now open for pre-registrations on Google Play: All you need to know
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PUBG: New State is now open for pre-registrations on Google Play: All you need to know

The new PUBG game is set in the year 2051 and takes place on a new map called Troi.

FAU-G to get new multiplayer Team Deathmatch mode soon, confirms developer nCore Games
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FAU-G to get new multiplayer Team Deathmatch mode soon, confirms developer nCore Games

In order to win, all five members of the squad will have to coordinate and kill the enemies.

JioPages 2.0.3 update brings support for Punjabi, Assamese, Odia and more features
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JioPages 2.0.3 update brings support for Punjabi, Assamese, Odia and more features

Jio has also launched the Offline View mode by which users will be able to save webpages as PDF or print.

FAU-G game ratings fall to 3.5 stars as PUBG fans bomb reviews on PlayStore
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FAU-G game ratings fall to 3.5 stars as PUBG fans bomb reviews on PlayStore

PUBG mobile users have given one-star ratings to FAU-G on Google Play Store something that is called 'review bombing' in the internet world.

FAU-G becomes top free game; records more than 5 million downloads on Google Play Store
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FAU-G becomes top free game; records more than 5 million downloads on Google Play Store

For now, the game is available only on the Android platform and there is no news for its availability on iOS.

Google Duo might stop working on uncertified Android smartphones soon
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Google Duo might stop working on uncertified Android smartphones soon

Any device that is not tested by Google and hence is not permitted to carry the name of Android is uncertified.

Airtel launches Rs 78, Rs 248 data add-on packs with Wynk premium subscription
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Airtel launches Rs 78, Rs 248 data add-on packs with Wynk premium subscription

The data add-on pack of Rs 78 will give users 5 GB of data with the same validity as the user’s existing validity pack.

Hike messaging app pulled down from Google Play Store and Apple App Store
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Hike messaging app pulled down from Google Play Store and Apple App Store

Hike official said that global companies like Telegram, Signal were too strong and unless India bans foreign firms, it is difficult for homegrown apps.

Cristiano Ronaldo is the latest global brand ambassador for the Free Fire game
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Cristiano Ronaldo is the latest global brand ambassador for the Free Fire game

With the inclusion of the iconic player to the game, players can look forward to playing as him, in an all-new character called Chrono.

Grindr, OkCupid, Viber million other Android apps are at a security risk: Check Point Research
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Grindr, OkCupid, Viber million other Android apps are at a security risk: Check Point Research

In September 2020, 13 percent of Google Play applications used this library, and 8 percent of those apps had a vulnerable version.