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European Commission fines Google a record-breaking $5 billion

The European Commission has finally decided the fate of Google following complaints of anti-competitive behaviour surrounding its Android platform. Google has been ordered to pay a record-breaking €4.34bn (£3.8bn/$5bn) fine, which the company states is unjustified given that “Android has created more choice for everyone, not less.” European competition commissioner …

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Super Mario Run has made over $60 million worldwide

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A couple of years back as Wii U sales continued to struggle, Nintendo turned to mobile gaming to gain a quick revenue boost. This new mobile game initiative kicked off with Super Mario Run for iOS and Android. However, unlike other games, Super Mario Run landed with a $10 price …

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The Steam Link app has launched for Android

Last week, Valve announced the next step for the Steam Link, opting to release it as an app for iOS and Android. The app will allow you to stream your Steam library to more devices than ever before, ranging from smartphones and tablets, to Android TV boxes or the Apple …

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Android Oreo 8.1 is now rolling out to the OnePlus 5 and 5T

So far, only a handful of smartphones on the market have the Android Oreo 8.1 update. We already covered the Razer Phone’s 8.1 rollout yesterday and now, the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T are joining the list, bringing along OS improvements, security improvements and a new ‘gaming mode’. Starting today, …

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Researchers find thousands of Android applications improperly tracking children’s data

Just one week after YouTube has been accused of violating the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), another Google-owned company is under fire for the very same thing. According to researchers, over 3,300 Android applications could be harvesting children’s data improperly and might face consequences. The International Computer Science Institute …

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