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Google slammed for 'radical' Sikh secessionist app promoting 'anti-India propaganda' on Play Store

Google is facing severe wrath on social media for allowing an app launched by a radical extremist group which is promoting "anti-India propaganda" across the globe.

Nov 08, 2019, 08:24 AM IST

Google removes malicious app downloaded over 100 million times

After cyber security firm Kaspersky found the problem with the app called CamScanner, it reported the issue to Google which has taken it off from Play Store.

Aug 30, 2019, 11:02 AM IST

Google Messages cross 500 mn installs on Play Store

The number is significant because Google does not require phone- makers to pre-install this app as a part of the Google Mobile Services package, despite which, the app seems to be in good use.

May 28, 2019, 11:37 AM IST

Google bans cryptocurrency miners on Play Store

However, apps that remotely manage the mining of cryptocurrency are not facing any such restriction on the Play store.

Jul 27, 2018, 11:38 AM IST

We'll be back next week on Google Play Store: UCWeb

UC Browser claims to have a bigger base than Google Chrome and over 43 per cent market share in India. Out of its 500 million downloads, 100 million are from India alone.

Nov 16, 2017, 17:35 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

Google removes over 500 'spying' apps from Play Store

Google has removed over 500 apps that included mobile games for teenagers from its Play Store on account of a spyware threat.

Aug 23, 2017, 14:54 PM IST

Google announces voice search support for eight Indian languages

Google on Monday launched voice search support for eight additional languages spoken in India, allowing people to use their voice to dictate queries both in Gboard on Android and in Search through the Google App.

Aug 14, 2017, 14:27 PM IST

Google Play Store to rank apps based on performance

This also means apps with poor performance will be ranked lower in search results.
 

Aug 04, 2017, 14:16 PM IST

UIDAI launches mAadhaar app: Know about key features

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Wednesday announced the launch of mAadhaar app.

Jul 19, 2017, 21:16 PM IST

Google confirms removing Taliban app from Play Store

Search engine giant Google has confirmed that the company has removed an app created by the Taliban from its Play Store that the group had published last week.

Apr 05, 2016, 14:25 PM IST

Facebook backup plan would keep it running on Android

It's not known if Google was aware of this fallback before now, but it wouldn't be surprising if the search giant had at least considered the possibility.

Jan 05, 2016, 16:09 PM IST

Google Play Books gets a comic book update

 On Thursday November 12, the Android team announced an update to Google Play Books: a comic book mode.  

Nov 14, 2015, 13:30 PM IST

Google won't have easy ride back into China

Google Inc CEO Sundar Pichai has made no secret that he wants to get back into China via Google Play, the app store for its Android mobile operating system.

Sep 10, 2015, 11:56 AM IST

Watch: Google rolls out new 'apps' search results layout for Android devices

Internet giant Google has rolled out a colorful new layout for 'apps' search results on mobile devices. 

Aug 29, 2015, 14:31 PM IST

WhatsApp update for Android: Middle finger emoji, new features

WhatsApp has introduced some new exciting features for the Android app on the Play Store.

Aug 26, 2015, 14:20 PM IST

Google Play Store App pricing will now start at Rs 10

In a move to attract a larger audience, Internet giant Google on Friday said that apps on the Android Play Store can now be priced at Rs 10.

Jul 31, 2015, 23:35 PM IST

Now, talk for free on WhatsApp; invites not required

Android phone users will be able to talk for free using the WhatsApp free voice calling app.

Apr 01, 2015, 16:52 PM IST

Here's how to make voice calls on Whatsapp

Whatsapp has reportedly rolled out its calling feature that is available on running version 2.11.528 from the Play Store, version 2.11.531 from WhatsApp`s website or it can be activated after users get "invited" by receiving a call.

Mar 13, 2015, 13:53 PM IST

Google bans developers from including user testimonials on app's product page

Google has reportedly issued guidelines banning developers from including user testimonials onto their app's product page.

Dec 26, 2014, 20:52 PM IST