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Google retaliates against EU antitrust ruling with fees for Android vendors

25 October 2018, 10:30 | Jodi Jackson

Google moves to take control of apps shared outside the Play Store

SHAREit partners with Google Play to help keep users safe when peer-to-peer sharing

According to reports, India saw 36.9 billion app downloads from Google Play Store between January 2012 and August 2018, the highest among all countries.

In brief: It's no secret that mobile apps harvest user data and share it with other companies, but the true extent of this practice may come as a surprise.

To recall, the Google News app was updated earlier this year in May with a fresh new design.

Google also made a similar statement on Tuesday that certifies that the new fee will be applicable from October 29 on all new Android-powered smartphones and tablet launched in the European Economic Area.

"If an app violates our policies, we take action", the online giant said. "Previously, you needed to publish both an instant app and an installable app".

This app trains you to develop a routine and gives you the option of "mini-mediations" and "SOS" sessions if your anxiety is increasing.

"Now, you don't have to maintain separate code".

The big evolution started after the Android 3.0 Honeycomb. "The unified app bundle is the future of instant app experiences and we hope you will try it out".

The app is now sitting at version chs_release_20180911_RC07 (arm64), with its initial release to the Play Store dated October 16th.

"The ways in which Google, Facebook (and many others that most people have never even heard of) track people on the vast majority of apps they use is simply excessive". App developers know these are easy scams to get through and Apple usually does not do anything about them.

The researchers found that more than 88% of free apps on Google Play shared information with firms owned by Alphabet. The VPN provider has many firsts to its name, including the introduction of innovative features, such as Internet Kill Switch and Split Tunneling, which are available in its Android app. "Google you need to contact all service providers and sort out this appalling error and refund all those affected". There is also a version of Google News designed for Android Go, which is a smaller app, but it also doesn't refresh in the background, so you are not using your data on refreshing news stories in Google News which is also pretty important.

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