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Google pulls popular Indian apps from store over fee dispute

Google pulled more than a dozen popular apps from Play Store in India on Friday after warning that it will be taking actions against developers who have persistently not complied with its billing poli

Google to manufacture Pixel smartphones in India

Google plans to begin assembling its Pixel smartphone lineup in India, a company executive said, becoming the latest tech giant to bet on the South Asian market for device manufacturing. The company i

Google makes big consumer and merchant lending push in India

Google has partnered with banks and other lenders in India to offer loans to individuals and merchants on the Google Pay app as the tech giant broadens its Indian payments app, processing about 4 bill

India’s PhonePe launches app store with zero fee in challenge to Google

PhonePe launched the Indus Appstore Developer Platform on Saturday, promising zero platform fees and no commissions on in-app purchases as the Walmart-backed fintech races to win Android developers in

Google required to remove ads that violate trademarks, Indian court rules

The Delhi High Court has ruled that Google’s Ads program falls under the purview of the country’s Trademarks Act and the company must remove ads that infringe upon trademarks in a major d

Amazon plans to invest another $15B in India by 2030

Amazon plans to more than double its investment in India in the next seven years, the e-commerce group said, joining a roster of other high-profile American giants ramping up commitment to the South A

Top Indian tech advocacy group replaces Big Tech execs following criticism

The Internet and Mobile Association of India, an influential tech industry body, has appointed Dream Sports co-founder and chief executive Harsh Jain as the new chairperson of the association, bucking

Google pushes ahead with in-app billing policy in India, insists watchdog compliance

Google said on Wednesday that its Google Play’s payments policy is compliant with the Indian watchdog’s order and it is moving ahead with plans to enforce the policy in the South Asian mar

US tech giants warn India’s fact-checking rule will ‘profoundly infringe’ on press freedom

The Asia Internet Coalition, an influential industry organization representing technology giants such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Apple and Amazon, has voiced concerns over a recent amendment to Ind

Google wins partial relief in Android antitrust case in India

Google received some relief in its key market of India after a tribunal court set aside four of 10 directives from the country's competition regulator.

Google, complying with regulatory order, to support third-party billing in India from April 26

Google will start to support a third-party billing system for Google Play Store purchases in India on April 26 as the Android-maker begins complying with the local regulatory directions in the key ove

Google to make changes to Android business terms in India after antitrust blow

Google is revising its business agreements with phonemakers and other partners in India and making a series of other changes in the South Asian market to comply with the local antitrust watchdog&#8217

Google to cooperate with Indian authorities after losing bid to block Android antitrust ruling

Google will continue to challenge the Indian antitrust watchdog’s ruling but will cooperate with the authorities “on the way forward,” it said Friday, responding to a high-profile de

Google says India antitrust order poses threat to national security

Google warned on Friday that if the Indian antitrust watchdog’s ruling is allowed to progress it would result in devices getting expensive in the South Asian market and lead to proliferation of unch

Google appeals India’s fine over ‘unfair’ business practices on Android

Google said on Friday it is appealing the Indian antitrust body’s ruling that accused the Android-maker of engaging in anti-competitive practices surrounding Android mobile devices and required

Important that India’s regulations provide legal and innovation certainty to firms, Google CEO says

Google chief executive Sundar Pichai said Monday that India is going through an important period of time as it drafts several key regulations and asserted that it stands to benefit from open and conne

YouTube to launch Courses in edtech push in India

For years, teachers have used YouTube to promote their lessons and persuade learners to join their classes off the platform. YouTube said on Monday it is taking broader steps to make the video service

Google can now read your doctor’s bad handwriting

A large number of doctors write medicine prescriptions in haste, making it nearly impossible for their patients to understand what they scribbled. This problem has been around for decades and many tec

Google pauses enforcement of Play Store billing requirement in India following antitrust order

Google is indefinitely pausing the enforcement of its policy requiring developers to use Play Store’s billing system for user transactions in India following an order by the country’s anti

India fines Google yet again, orders to allow third-party payments

India’s antitrust watchdog has hit Google with a $113 million fine for abusing the dominant position of its Google Play Store and ordered the firm to allow app developers to use third-party paym
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