Tag: Google Play Store

Indian startups mull rebel alliance to take on Google Play Store

47 seconds ago Indian startups are considering the formation of an alliance against Google. Executives reportedly agreed that a 30% commission wouldn’t be feasible in India. Play Store policies around gambling apparently accelerated talks. Android’s dominance in the Indian smartphone space has been pivotal to the growth of several internet startups, but it appears that […]

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Google to Force Developers to Use Play Store’s Billing System for In-App Purchases Just Like Apple

Google is said to issue new guidelines to push app developers to use the brand’s in-app payment service in the Play Store. Google requires every app that is distributed through the Play Store to use the app distribution platform’s payment system for in-app purchases. And Google takes a 30% cut on those purchases. However, a […]

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Apple Vs Epic Games: The Latest in Fortnite Developer’s War over ‘Apple Tax’

The App Store was launched in 2008, along with the launch of the iPhone 3G. Since then, despite being the most popular way in the world to distribute apps, games, and services, Apple’s app distribution platform has been heavily criticized by many brands and developers for its policies, heavy commissions, and for creating a monopoly […]

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Epic accuses Google of crushing Fortnite deals with OnePlus, LG

5 hours ago Epic Games has accused Google of breaking off its deals with OnePlus, LG. The deals were for pre-installing a special Fortnite launcher on the phones. Epic Games is suing both Google and Apple for removing Fortnite from their respective app stores. Now, details from Epic’s lawsuit filed against Google have come to […]

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