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Google pulls down 3 children apps from Play Store due to data collection violation
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Google pulls down 3 children apps from Play Store due to data collection violation

The report added that all the three apps are still available for download as APK files.

US Department of Justice crackdown is reminder that this is Google's world, we just live in it
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US Department of Justice crackdown is reminder that this is Google's world, we just live in it

On Tuesday, the Department of Justice sued Google for anticompetitive practices, in the most significant antitrust action by the US government against a technology company in decades

Gmail Go is now available to download in Play Store for all Android smartphone users
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Gmail Go is now available to download in Play Store for all Android smartphone users

Gmail Go was launched in 2018 as a means of attracting the lower-end smartphones users or those who have limited data plans.

Android 12 will make using third-party apps easier while ensuring phone's security isn't compromised
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Android 12 will make using third-party apps easier while ensuring phone's security isn't compromised

Google says it has received feedback from some developers on smoother “user experience for installing another app store on their device even better”.

Google removes fraudulent apps from Play Store that lured users with free gifts, installed ad malware on their device instead
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Google removes fraudulent apps from Play Store that lured users with free gifts, installed ad malware on their device instead

The malware reportedly generated over two billion fraudulent bid requests, infected more than 65,000 unwitting devices, and spoofed more than 5,000 apps in just a week.

Android Auto app surpasses 500 million downloads on Google Play Store
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Android Auto app surpasses 500 million downloads on Google Play Store

Recently a Skype update has added Android Auto support for text messages as well.

TikTok crosses 2 billion downloads, India biggest driver with 611 million
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TikTok crosses 2 billion downloads, India biggest driver with 611 million

The App Store has seen 495.2 million or 24.5 percent of the total TikTok downloads.

Zoom surpasses TikTok, Instagram to become most downloaded app in India with 10 crore downloads on Android devices
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Zoom surpasses TikTok, Instagram to become most downloaded app in India with 10 crore downloads on Android devices

Zoom is riding high on popularity as people are finding ways of meeting friends and family virtually in the time of social distancing.

Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo, Huawei to build a platform to rival Google's Play Store
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Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo, Huawei to build a platform to rival Google's Play Store

A prototype website says the platform will initially cover nine “regions” including India, Indonesia and Russia.

WhatsApp messenger crosses 5 billion downloads on Google Play store
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WhatsApp messenger crosses 5 billion downloads on Google Play store

There are only 12 apps on the Google Play store that have over 5 billion downloads and most of them are by Google.

Google Play Best of 2019: Call of Duty awarded best game, Glitch is app of the year
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Google Play Best of 2019: Call of Duty awarded best game, Glitch is app of the year

The Google Play Store's "App of the Year" title has been given to Video editor- Glitch Video Effects by the users.

Android Camera app bug lets malicious apps secretly record video and steal data
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Android Camera app bug lets malicious apps secretly record video and steal data

The vulnerability allows a malicious app to record video and audio, and to steal location data from photos.

Xiaomi makes its Mi Pay app for UPI transactions and more available on the Google Play Store
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Xiaomi makes its Mi Pay app for UPI transactions and more available on the Google Play Store

Mi Pay is designed to be an integrated payment solution having UPI payments, recharges, bill payments and more.

Google takes down 46 apps from the Play Store, all developed by Chinese company iHandy
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Google takes down 46 apps from the Play Store, all developed by Chinese company iHandy

While Google has not given a statement as to why these apps were taken down, a spokesperson has said that iHandy is currently under investigation

Google Play Pass subscription service launched in the US for $5 per month
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Google Play Pass subscription service launched in the US for $5 per month

Play Pass subscribers will have access to more than 350 apps and games on the Play Store

Google launches Play Pass subscription service similar to Apple Arcade
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Google launches Play Pass subscription service similar to Apple Arcade

Google Play Pass will give subscribers access to more than 350 apps and games on the Play Store

Joker Malware: An app vulnerability that may have tricked you to steal your money
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Joker Malware: An app vulnerability that may have tricked you to steal your money

Joker malware reportedly start spreading this June 2019 and India is among the infected countries.

Google Play Store will now let you make purchases via UPI payment mode
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Google Play Store will now let you make purchases via UPI payment mode

Earlier the option of paying via debit, credit cards and so on were available on Google Play Store.

Google starts rolling out Play Store’s cleaner redesigned Material theme
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Google starts rolling out Play Store’s cleaner redesigned Material theme

The new Play Store design has a navigation bar at the bottom and rounded rectangular icons

Google removes 85 apps from Play Store that were hiding adware inside: Report
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Google removes 85 apps from Play Store that were hiding adware inside: Report

Majority of the apps that were discovered were found to be disguised as photography as well as gaming apps.