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BRIC countries and Android lead the way in game installs

41 per cent of global game installs came from Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) which make up four of the top five countries in Unity’s rankings for Q2 2016, along with the US, which had 10.3 per cent of installs.

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Korea investigates Google for anti-competitive practices

South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating Google over allegations the firm forced smartphone …

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iOS users generate more in-app revenue for developers: AppsFlyer

iOS users spend nearly 2.5 times more than Android ones when it comes to making in-app purhcases and their purchase value is double that of their Android counterpart’s, an Apps Flyer report revealed.

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EU extends Android probe deadline

The European Commission has given Google six extra weeks to respond to criticisms regarding its …

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Dell exits Android tablets

Dell stopped selling tablets in favour of “2-in-1” devices, a move which also ends its …

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RCS profile picks up more support

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS SHANGHAI 2016: The GSMA said that 57 operators and …

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Huawei linked with next Nexus

Huawei is in the frame to manufacture a Nexus smartphone for Google again this year, …

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PayPal drops Amazon, BlackBerry and Windows Phone platforms

PayPal’s app will no longer support Amazon Fire, BlackBerry and Windows Phone devices after 30 …

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EU anti-trust chief: we must not let Google hold back innovation

Margrethe Vestager, EU competition chief, spoke about her decision last month that Google was abusing …

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Android gains share in China at expense of iOS

Android’s market share in urban China in Q1 increased 5.9 percentage points year-on-year to nearly …