Tag: Google Play Store

6 Anti-Virus Apps On Google Play Store Steal 15K Android Users' Data
6 Anti-Virus Apps On Google Play Store Steal 15K Android Users' Data

It identified approximately 1,000 unique IP addresses of infected devices during the time of analysis. Most of the victims were from Italy and the UK.

  • Thursday, 07 April 2022
Google Suspends Play Store Purchases, Subscriptions In Russia

As for existing user subscriptions via the Google Play Store, Google informed that subscriptions will unfortunately not be able to be renewed and will be cancelled.

  • Sunday, 13 March 2022
Chingari App Crosses 107Mn Downloads On Play Store
Chingari App Crosses 107Mn Downloads On Play Store

The company earlier revealed that the app witnessed around 100,000 downloads per hour at one point. Chingari app also registered 500,000 downloads within just 72 hours.

  • Friday, 24 December 2021
Telegram Crosses 1 Billion Downloads On Google's Play Store
Telegram Crosses 1 Billion Downloads On Google's Play Store

As a result of the recent issues with WhatsApp and the outage of Facebook, Durov said more than 70 million new users have joined Telegram.

  • Tuesday, 19 October 2021
Airtel's Wynk Music most entertaining app of 2018 on Google Play

New Delhi: Airtels music streaming app Wynk Music has been rated as the “Most Entertaining app of 2018” on Google Play Store, the company announced on Monday. Launched in 2014 as an over-the-top (OTT) application, Wynk Music has emerged as India’s leading music app with one of the highest numbers of active users, the company […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Google to charge $40 per device to Android makers

San Francisco: Android manufacturers will have to pay $40 per device to Google in Europe to be featured into Google Play Store and other mobile apps. According to a report in The Verge on Friday, a confidential fee schedule shows costs as high as $40 per device to install the “Google Mobile Services” suite of […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Ramdev's messaging app 'Kimbho' disappears from Google Play Store

New Delhi: Yoga guru Ramdev’s “Swadeshi” messaging app called “Kimbho” that aims to take on WhatsApp and WeChat has suddenly disappeared from Google Play Store. However, the app launched on Wednesday is still seen on iOS App Store. Several people who tried to download the app from Play Store were amused at its sudden disappearance. […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Google Play Store shuns 60 games infected with porn malware

San Francisco: Google has kicked out nearly 60 games, many of which were for children, from its Play Store after a security research firm found they were infected with a pornographic malware. Researchers from Israel-based Check Point Software Technologies reported that the malware, dubbed as “AdultSwine”, displayed pornographic images that looked like advertisements designed to prompt […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
'LIKE' awarded best entertainment app on Google Play Store

New Delhi: The ‘LIKE’ app, developed by Singapore-based BIGO Technology Pvt Ltd, has been awarded the best entertainment app, best social app and also featured in the most popular app category on Google Play Store, the company has said. LIKE was awarded as the best entertainment app in India and Indonesia and best social app […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
WhatsApp fake version found on Google Play Store

London: A fake and possibly malicious version of WhatsApp has been found lurking on the Google Play Store as “Update WhatsApp Messenger” with developer name as ‘WhatsApp Inc*’. The app has been downloaded up to 5,000 times on the Play Store. There is another version under the same name which has a million downloads. The original […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Over 5 million people download Google's 'Tez' app

New Delhi: Google’s digital payment app ‘Tez’ that was launched in India on September 18 has been downloaded five million times on Play Store. Within 24 hours of ‘Tez’ being launched, Google saw nearly 1.8 crore gross merchandise volume (GMV) done with over four lakh active users. Built on the Indian government-supported Unified Payments Interface […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Gab.ai sues Google post removal from Play Store

San Francisco: Free-speech social media platform Gab.ai has sued Google, saying the technology giant has violated federal antitrust laws by rejecting its app from the Google Play Store. In the lawsuit filed in Pennsylvania federal court, Gab alleged that “Google deprives competitors, on a discriminatory basis, of access to the App Store, which an essential […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Truecaller surpasses Facebook, becomes fourth most downloaded app in India

New Delhi: Surpassing Facebook, leading communication app Truecaller has become the fourth most downloaded application in India on Google Play Store and is delivering over 100,000 clicks in a day to in-app advertisers. According to the “Mary Meeker Internet trends 2017” report, Whatsapp leads the list of the most downloaded app, followed by Messenger and ShareIt. […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Now 'Judy' malware infects 36.5 mn Android phones globally

New Delhi: As the world was still recovering from the “WannaCrypt” ransomware attack, a malware called “Judy” hit over 36.5 million Android-based phones, making its way through Google Play Store. According to cyber security firm Check Point, dozens of malicious apps have been downloaded between 4.5 million to 18.5 million times. Some of the malware-affected […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Battlegrounds Mobile India: Pre-Registration For ‘Desi’ PUBG Version From May 18
Battlegrounds Mobile India: Pre-Registration For ‘Desi’ PUBG Version From May 18

"To pre-register for Battlegrounds Mobile India, please visit the Google Play Store and click on the "Pre-Register" button and your rewards will automatically be available to claim on game launch."

  • Friday, 14 May 2021