Does Google really want third-party app stores on Android or are they a ‘necessary evil’?

Google also makes money by charging developers a 30% transaction fee whenever someone spends money in an app through Google’s payment process. If you buy an in-app purchase that costs one dollar, Google takes 30 cents. Google also makes it easy to use GoogleAds inside a free app, and even has a service that developers […]

Mozilla and Google reportedly renew Firefox search agreement

Mozilla and Google have extended their arrangement to keep Google the default search engine within the Firefox browser until at least 2023,ZDNet reported. The companies have not formally announced the deal, which ZDNet estimates is worth between $400 and $450 million per year, but are expected to announce it later this fall. The current arrangement […]

Independence Day 2020: CM Arvind Kejriwal extends wishes on Twitter; Pays tribute to the martyrs

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Apple stumbled into a war with the gaming industry, and the future of iOS is at stake

But Apple wasn’t alone, and subscription services that involve both buffet-style slates and ala carte marketplaces have begun popping up with cloud gaming technology tied at the hip. Now, coming on September 15th, is Microsoft’s xCloud, which marries two forward-thinking business models for game distribution into one elegant-seeming service. Microsoft is already an industry leader […]

Indian internet companies grappling with fake app installations

Getting someone to install a mobile application once can be a challenge, but throw in a little something and they might be willing to download the app multiple times.Something as insignificant as a mobile recharge package worth Rs 10. For companies spending big money on making their apps stand out amid the clutter, this is […]

Fisheries sector ready to capitalise on EVFTA opportunities

Simultaneously, the trade deal is projected to create a range of opportunities to attract foreign investment, improve production technology, boost product quality, and give fresh impetus for the opening up of market whilst capturing the attention and interest of both domestic and European businesses.

Best laptop under $500 of 2020 in stock from HP, Lenovo, Dell and more

Here’s a list of models that are available for under $500 and that should ship within at least 10 days. I’ll try to keep this list current, but please don’t hate me if it gets out of date. Some online shopping sites make it impossible to figure out what’s in stock and what’s not — […]

Coronavirus: 102 Jet2 pilots to be made redundant, union says

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Nanoinfluencers Are Slyly Barnstorming the 2020 Election

The relatively small fan bases of nanoinfluencers—accounts with fewer than 5,000 followers—are largely why they’re so powerful as a political tool. These small-scale influencers are composed of everyday people who are active on a community level: the baker, the PTA member, the local religious leader, the small business owner, etc. Unlike celebrity influencers, they can […]

Facebook says Apple’s 30% cut is hindering its plans to help SMBs generate revenue online

Epic Games sued Apple and Google after the two Play Stores pulled Fortnite following an update that dodged revenue-sharing with the tech giants. The civil suit against Apple seeks injunctive relief to “allow fair competition” in mobile app distribution. Epic’s gripe with Apple is its monopoly control over the distribution of software and payment systems […]