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Bugs found in backend systems of top 5,000 free Android apps

While the researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology and The Ohio State University studied only applications in the Google Play Store, applications designed for iOS may share the same backend systems.

Aug 13, 2019, 16:06 PM IST

PUBG Lite tops Play Store ranking with 10 mn downloads

The lighter version of the game features a smaller map made to accomodate 60 players that facilitates fast-paced games that last for just 10 minutes -- while still keeping the traditional PUBG style of play.

Jul 30, 2019, 16:27 PM IST

Patanjali brings back Kimbho chat app; official launch on August 27

Kimbho's trail version is available on Google Play Store.

Aug 16, 2018, 15:21 PM IST

Data-friendly Twitter Lite now in India

Twitter Lite is now available in the Google Play Store in more than 45 countries.

Aug 14, 2018, 15:33 PM IST

Ramdev's messaging app Kimbho disappears from Google Play Store

Kimbho is a Sanskrit word that it means "How are you? or What`s new?".

May 31, 2018, 13:12 PM IST

International Women’s Day: Google features apps, games developed by women on Play Store

Last year Google Play had launched "Change the Game" to empower and celebrate women players and creators-making mobile gaming for everyone.

Mar 07, 2018, 08:47 AM IST

Google launches audiobooks on Play store

Like Apple`s iBooks and Amazon-owned Audible, there is no monthly subscription fee required to purchase audiobooks.

Jan 24, 2018, 11:39 AM IST

Data-friendly Twitter Lite now available in 24 countries

Just like Facebook `Lite,` it offers a data saver mode to download only the images or videos users want to see.

Dec 01, 2017, 11:44 AM IST

Microsoft Office now available on Chromebooks

It will be available free only to users with specific devices.

Nov 28, 2017, 14:01 PM IST

UC Browser in line with Google's policy now up on Play Store

The app was de-listed from Google Play store reportedly on data security issues, which the company later denied.

Nov 22, 2017, 14:55 PM IST

Airtel-Karbonn unveil new bundled smartphones to take on Jio

To counter JioPhone, Bharti Airtel has teamed up with Celkon and Karbonn Mobiles to offer low-cost bundled 4G smartphones.

Nov 16, 2017, 17:48 PM IST

HMD Global sells over 1million Nokia-branded smartphones

The installation numbers of Nokia Mobile Support application on Google Play Store suggest that the installation numbers are over one million and less than five million. 

Oct 09, 2017, 16:41 PM IST

Twitter testing Android app that uses less mobile data

The app runs Android 5.0 and up, has language support both for English and Filipino and is usable on 2G and 3G networks.

Sep 24, 2017, 14:15 PM IST

Google's Tez app: 5 things you must know

The app is available on the Google Play Store as well as the Apple app store.

Sep 18, 2017, 13:06 PM IST

Madras HC gives directions to Centre to check Blue Whale game

Taking a serious view of the online Blue Whale Challenge game, the Madras High Court today directed the Centre to ensure that Indian subsidiaries of technology companies and websites compulsorily followed Indian rules and law.

Sep 12, 2017, 21:07 PM IST

New Mobile App launched to help women

The app will help women in emergency situations like harassment and can be downloaded from Google Play Store and iOS App Store free of cost, the group chairman S I Nathan told reporters here.

Aug 21, 2017, 20:17 PM IST

'SonicSpy' Android spyware found in Play Store

The malware gives attackers control over the device and allows them to silently record audio, make calls, retrieve call logs, contacts and take photographs, the company said in a blogpost.

Aug 14, 2017, 17:15 PM IST

Google may launch native ad-blocker for Chrome

Users can download the recent `Chrome Canary` from Google Play Store to try it out, TechCrunch reported on Tuesday.

Aug 02, 2017, 13:42 PM IST

Google wants local developers to build apps optimised for India

Speaking at Google India`s first-ever `App Excellence Summit` here, she said: "We support developers` imaginations and make Android consumers aware of the new experiences our developers are creating".

Aug 01, 2017, 15:02 PM IST

NPCI's BHIM App crosses 16 million download mark

BHIM App is a common platform across the nation for making simple, easy and quick payments.

Jul 24, 2017, 16:25 PM IST