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

Google has eliminated competition in the distribution of Android apps using myriad contractual and technical barriers. Google’s actions force app developers and consumers into Google’s own monopolized “app store”—the GooglePlay Store. Google has thus installed itself as an unavoidable middleman for app developers who wish to reach Android users and vice versa. Google uses this […]

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 regardless of the reason, the company’s defiance — despite eager pleas from its competitors and the demands of consumers (there’s a Change.org petition pleading with Apple to change its mind) — is setting the stage for a world where iPhone users lack access to what may very well be the future of how video […]

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 […]

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

Think long-termAs a rule of thumb, resist buying out of desperation — don’t spend $500 on a laptop because there are no cheaper ones available, for example. Buying a need-it-now laptop can be like food shopping while you’re hungry. Even for a laptop $500 can be a lot of money, and you’ll likely be holding […]

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

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Nanoinfluencers Are Slyly Barnstorming the 2020 Election

A few strategists that we spoke to were more reserved, however, admitting that they are still working out the “efficiency” of orchestrating nanoinfluencers for large-scale effect. This is, in part, due to the manpower required to assemble large numbers of nanoinfluencers, which are not commonly on the advertising platforms used to coordinate influencers. The political […]

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

“We asked Apple to reduce its 30% App Store tax or allow us to offer Facebook Pay so we could absorb all costs for businesses struggling during COVID-19. Unfortunately, they dismissed both our requests and SMBs will only be paid 70% of their hard-earned revenue. While Facebook is waiving fees for paid online events we […]

‘Eat out to help out’ discounts in UK boost coronavirus-hit restaurants

Or the sea views on offer from Spanish City, a domed space for seaside goers looking to eat out. “We absolutely love this discount deal,” says Spanish City General Manager Chris March, adding: “It’s given people the confidence to say they are ready to go out and try new things.”