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The Google Play Store also reduces its commission to 15%, applied to the first million of all developers

TOPICS: commission, developers, Epic Games, Google, Play Store

Google has announced a reduction in its commission on the Play Store for all developers. The fee will drop from 30% to 15% for all developers, without distinction. The new policy comes months after Apple launched a similar change to its App Store, which is more focused on SMEs. With this change, 99% of developers […]

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Stadia: The buggy game that can’t be fixed because the programmers were fired

TOPICS: 505 Games, bugs, Google, Google Stadia, Journey to the Savage Planet, Stadia Games and Entertainment, Typhoon Studios

Google Stadia announced the closure of its internal development studios in early February. With that decision, approximately 150 developers were left without jobs (although with the possibility of relocating to other positions within the company). None of the games they were working on were ever announced, let alone published, but there is one particular case: […]

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According to the Financial Times, Apple is working on its own search engine

TOPICS: Apple, Applebot, engineers, Google, iOS 14, search, search engine

One of the new features of iOS 14 was based on its own search tool, which went beyond the terminal itself to show web results. Something that may seem a totally logical step when looking at other alternatives, but which in turn may be an important clue that Apple may be preparing its own search […]

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US Congress accuses Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google of monopolistic practices

TOPICS: Amazon, Apple, Epic Games, Facebook, Google, Monopoly, Spotify, U.S. Congress

A 16-month investigation by a U.S. Congressional committee now yields its results in relation to the functioning and operation of the country’s major technologies. In a document published this Tuesday, Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google are accused of following monopolistic practices and of dynamiting competition in the sector. During the time of the investigation, more […]

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Google would delay all its mobiles from 2020: Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a by October

TOPICS: Google, Google Pixel, Pixel 4a, Pixel 5

This year is not being normal in many ways. This is being noticed by the different mobile manufacturers, who are seeing their sales suffer, although most of them are still launching handsets. Google has already delayed the launch of Pixel 4a and it seems that not only will it do so again, but it will […]

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Take Two CEO believes Stadia has not met initial expectations

TOPICS: CEO, failure, gaming, Google, Stadia, Strauss Zelnick, Streaming, Take-Two Interactive

After surpassing the one million downloads after announcing two months of free play, Stadia continues its hard climb among the best streaming game platforms. Despite the efforts, what initially promised to be a technology with great potential has been deflated over time and has not gone unnoticed by gamers and industry professionals. In an interesting […]

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Ubisoft sues Google and Apple for selling a clone of Rainbow Six: Siege through their stores

TOPICS: Alibaba Group, App Store, Apple, Area F2, China, copyright, copyright infringement, Ejoy.com, Google, Google Play, lawsuit, Rainbow Six: Siege, Ubisoft

Last Friday Ubisoft filed a lawsuit against Google and Apple accusing both companies of selling through their digital stores, Google Play and App Store, respectively, a copy of their popular multiplayer game Rainbow Six: Siege. In the spotlight is Area F2, a title developed by Ejoy.com, a subsidiary of Chinese giant Alibaba Group. Before taking […]

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Despite the COVID-19 crisis, the S&P500 index rises: the weight of technology companies is increasing

TOPICS: Apple, COVID-19, crisis, FAANG, Google, Microsoft, S&P500

On February 20, 2020, the S&P500, one of the most famous indices in the world that groups the 500 most important companies in the United States, marked its maximum, at 3,373.21 points. Then began the crisis of the Covid-19, which dragged the index in just one month (March 23) to 2,237.40 points, a 33.67% drop. […]

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