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Apple, Google face Dutch probe

Dutch regulators launched an investigation into whether Apple abused the dominant position of its App …

Google stands by controversial Saudi tracking app

Google reviewed a Saudi government app enabling users to track family members and concluded it …

Malicious camera apps found on Play Store

Several malicious camera apps on Google Play Store, downloaded millions of times, were discovered by …

Google Play Store tops blacklisted apps ranking

Google Play Store contained by far the greatest number of blacklisted apps in 2018, with …

Android child apps may breach US privacy laws

Some 3,300 Android apps for children under the age of 13 may not be compatible …

Google boosts game offerings for developers

Google introduced tools at its Game Developers Conference to improve discovery of games on its …

Google sets 64-bit app requirement

Google announced plans to remove apps not built with a 64-bit framework from its Play …

Fake WhatsApp gets 1M downloads

A fake version of WhatsApp appeared on the Google Play Store and garnered more than …

Google adds ads notice to Play Store apps

Apps on Google Play Store that have ads will be labelled “contains ads” when a user searches for them, underneath the install button, according to reports, as the company tries to be more transparent and help consumers make informed decisions.

Google launches Play app awards

Google is launching Google Play Awards to “recognise our incredible developer community and highlight some of the best apps and games” with the app store reaching more than one billion Android users in 190 countries.