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Google offers small app developers $90 million to settle antitrust allegations

1 month ago   |   By The Verge

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge
Google has offered to pay out $90 million to small app developers to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging that the company's Play store policies violated federal antitrust laws.
The suit claimed that Google maintained polices that effectively forced developers to use its Google Play billing system - which for many years had a default 30 percentcharge on all transactions. In July 2021, in a concession to smaller developers and in response to this suit, Google cut this fee to 15 percent for the first $1 million earned through any app.
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Google will reimburse developers $90 million to settle a lawsuit over Play Store earnings

Google will reimburse developers $90 million to settle a lawsuit over Play Store earnings

1 month ago   |   By TechCrunch

Google said Thursday it will pay $90 million to settle a lawsuit with US developers that accused Google of abusing its power of app distribution and charging an unfair fee of 30% for app purchases and in-app purchases made through the Play Store.
The company noted that US developers who made less than $2 million each year between 2016 and 2021 through Google Play Store earnings will be eligible for compensation.
“A vast majority of US developers who earned revenue through Google Play will be eligible to receive money from this fund if they choose. If the Court approves the settlement...
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Top 10 Newly Available Apps On The Google Play Store

Top 10 Newly Available Apps On The Google Play Store

1 month ago   |   By Android Headlines

There's no doubting the fact that mobile applications have changed the very fibre of modern-day life. These days, apps can allow you to do things that many would never think possible in times past, and the truth is, apps are getting more and more sophisticated, intuitive, and all-around more convenient and easy to use.
Listed below, are the top 10 new apps that are available on the Google Play Store, which are topped off with reasons as to why you should consider getting these apps if their functions offer a solution that could in turn improve your day-to-day life.
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