Android system updates soon be found right in Play Store

An upcoming modification to the Android operating system could make the system software updates native to the Play Store, according to the site 9to5Google. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 15th, 2019

Google to charge smartphone makers for Google Play in Europe

U.S. tech giant Google will charge smartphone makers a licensing fee for using its popular Google Play app store and also allow them to use rival versions of its Android mobile operating system to comply with an EU antitrust order......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 16th, 2018

Malware In Play Store Doubles Due To Click-Fraud Code

Google published its annual “Android Security & Privacy” report, in which it reported that malware in the Play grew by 100% in 2018. According .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 2nd, 2019

Google downplays the number of ‘potentially harmful apps’ on the Play Store

In a new report looking back over 2018, a year in which Google celebrated the 10th anniversary of the launch of the first commercial Android device, the search giant gives itself a pat on the back......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 2nd, 2019

Fake MetaMask App on Google Play Store Hosted Crypto Malware

Ethereum dapp service MetaMask was targeted by crypto-stealing malware found on Google's Play Store......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 11th, 2019

Google’s mysterious operating system runs on Pixel 3

One of the best things about Google’s Android phones is that they’re always going to be the first to get Android updates, and those updates are guaranteed for three years......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 23rd, 2019

Google’s mysterious operating system that will replace Android runs on the Pixel 3

One of the best things about Google’s Android phones is that they’re always going to be the first to get Android updates, and those updates are guaranteed for three years......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 23rd, 2019

How a dangerous Android malware snuck into Google Play store

Security researchers from Trend Micro recently unearthed a piece of Android malware known as Anibus that managed to sneak into the Google Play Store with a little bit of creativity......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 19th, 2019

Google Adds Option for Android Users to Donate to Charities Through Google Play Store, and Waives the 30% Fee

Google's update follows a similar move Apple made to its App Store two years ago. Two years after Apple made a similar move in its App Store, Google will allow people with Android phones to donate to charities,.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 12th, 2018

More Than 500,000 People Downloaded These Malware-Infected Android Apps

Thirteen malware apps disguised as car racing games were removed from Google Play this weekend. Google removed 13 apps from its Google Play app store this weekend after the apps were .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 26th, 2018

Google finds malware apps in Play store that were downloaded 500K times

Google has taken swift action after it was discovered that more than a dozen apps that install malware on user devices were found in the Google Play store. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 26th, 2018

Check Your Play Store Now: Google Is Giving Up To $5 In Free Credits

Google is giving some early New Year gifts to Android users in the form of free Play Store credit, but it’s not available to all A.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 6th, 2018

Google is giving some Android users up to $5 of free Play store credit

With the holidays coming up, everyone is looking for ways to save money, which is why some Android users were pleasantly surprised on Monday to find a few free dollars of Google Play store credit in their accounts......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 6th, 2018

Google Play Store Error Code 505: Possible Reasons And Fixes

The Google Play Store is the most important app for any Android user, but even it can malfunction at times. One com.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 29th, 2018

Epic Calls Google ‘Irresponsible’ For Exposing Fortnite Android Bug Early

Epic Games earlier ditched the Google Play Store by launching the Fortnite Android Installer, and now, Google publicly disclosed a major flaw in the Fortnite installer app. Whether or not there is a connection between the two is not know.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkAug 27th, 2018

‘Fortnite’ spurned Android, then Google found a major security flaw in its app

Days after “Fortnite” said it would launch an Android app but circumvent Alphabet Inc.’s app store, Google found a major security flaw in the Android version of the game and publicly exposed both the flaw and a request to keep it quiet......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 26th, 2018

‘Fortnite’ for Android Will Skip the Play Store. Should Google Be Worried?

A huge number of users are about to be introduced to the world outside Google's ecosystem. Epic Games, makers of the uber-popular Fortnite: Battle Royale, have confirmed that the game's.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 5th, 2018

The uproar over how "Fortnite" is being released for Android shows how much we have acquiesced to Apple"s way of doing business (AAPL, GOOGL)

Epic Games Epic Games announced Friday that it won't distribute the upcoming Android version of its "Fortnite: Battle Royale" game through Google's Play Store. The decision caused a stir, because it was so unusual and potentially opens Android "Fo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 4th, 2018

Google Bans Crypto Mining Apps Possibly To Protect Your Phone From Burning

Google regularly updates its Play Store developer policies, and whenever it does so, it makes life difficult for some other categories of apps to ensure overall well being. This t.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 27th, 2018

Google no longer allows cryptocurrency mining on Play Store, Android Police says

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 26th, 2018

Trade Dispute Leave ZTE Users Without Android Updates

Millions of American users of smartphones made by ZTE Corp. are already feeling the fallout from the U.S. Commerce Department’s blacklisting of the Chinese phonemaker: They’re unable to update Google’s Android operating system......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 14th, 2018