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Australia watchdog moves to open up app market

Australia’s competition watchdog proposed measures to curb Google and Apple’s dominance in the app market …

Google follows Apple in dropping developer fees

Google took a decision to reduce the charges it imposes for some Google Play developers …

Google extends Play Store deadline for India developers

Google pushed back a pending deadline for enforcing its billing policy on in-app purchases in …

Google Play Music fades out

Google reportedly planned to ditch Play Music, betting on a stronger performance by a similar …

Google Play surfaces child content

Google announced plans to add a Kids tab to its Play store, seeking to make …

Google trials app subscription service

Google began testing a new subscription service which would give consumers access to hundreds of …

Gaming publishers oust Tencent, ByteDance

Lesser-known mobile gaming companies ousted Chinese web giants ByteDance and Tencent from the top five …

Tinder uncouples from Google Play fees

Dating app Tinder debuted a new payment system which circumvents Google Play’s in-store process, joining …

Google drops second Chinese developer from Play Store

Google cracked down on Chinese app developer CooTek, banning the company from its Play Store …

App users splurged almost $40B in H1

User spending on App Store and Google Play apps and games hit almost $40 billion …