Paytm app is back on Google Play Store, hours after it was removed by Google
Paytm app is back on Google Play Store, hours after it was remov...
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Google services go down in some parts of U.S. including email, YouTube
Google users experienced a widespread service disruption on Thursday evening, including the company’s email, YouTube and Google documents services.
Google says will remove apps that facilitate sports betting from Play Store
"We don't allow online casinos or support any unregulated gambling apps that facilitate sports betting. This includes if an app leads consumers to an external website that allows them to participate in paid tournaments to win real money or cash prizes, it is a violation of our policies," Google said in a blog post.
Allowed to share GPay customer transaction info with 3rd parties with NPCI permission: Google to HC
Google, in its affidavit, has contended that under the UPI procedural guidelines, issued by the NPCI, apps like GPay are permitted to share customers transaction data with third parties and group companies with prior permission of NPCI and PSP banks.
Paytm app back on Google Play store after being pulled down briefly for policy violation
On Friday, Paytm app -- which facilitates use of wallet and payments bank services -- was removed from the Google Play store.
All options open in 'fight' against Google: Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma
The Paytm founder & CEO, who tore into Google’s practice of barring apps which were compliant with Indian laws, said his 'fight' will be a long-drawn one.
Google reiterates over Paytm row: Its policies don’t allow online casinos or daily fantasy sports in India
Paytm has been alleging that its app was removed for launching a UPI cashback campaign on its app called ‘Paytm Cricket League’ and that Google also runs similar schemes on its own apps.
US proposes changes in legal immunity for internet platforms
The US Justice Department unveiled a legislative proposal on Wednesday that seeks to reform a legal immunity for internet companies and follows through on President Donald Trump's bid from earlier this year to crack down on tech giants.
June mobile app transactions at Rs 6 lakh crore
Volume and value of transactions in June is significantly higher than mobile transactions recorded in February — before the pandemic — when 1.42 billion transactions worth Rs 5.25 lakh crore were processed.
Googling for gut symptoms predicts coronavirus hot spots, a Massachusetts study finds
Researchers at the top-ranked hospital in Boston compared search interest in loss of taste and appetite, and diarrhea with the reported incidence of Covid-19 in 15 U.S. states from January 20 to April 20. Using Alphabet Inc.’s Google Trends online tool, they found the volume of searches correlated most strongly with cases in New York, New Jersey, California, Massachusetts and Illinois - states with high disease burden - three to four weeks later.
Donald Trump’s TikTok ban leaves Apple, Google stuck in the middle
Trump on Thursday said he wouldn’t extend a Sept. 20 deadline for a deal. But ByteDance Ltd., TikTok’s Chinese owner, may need more time to negotiate with suitors after new regulations from Beijing complicated the deal. The president has said if a deal isn’t done by the specified date then he’ll shut down TikTok.
No need to regulate OTTs for now: Govt in LS
“It is not an opportune moment to recommend a comprehensive regulatory framework for various aspects of services referred to as OTT services, beyond the extant laws and regulations prescribed presently,” Dhotre said in response to a question in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.
Google, Facebook, LinkedIn give paying new India tax a miss
Companies claim this is due to lack of clarification on issues such as whether the tax will be payable on gross or net revenue. Tax department officials told ET off record that “there’s no confusion”, and that tax will be calculated on “total money spent by Indians on these platforms”.