Google Pulls the Plug on Top Indian Apps Over Billing Policy Dispute

Amid legal tussle with developers, Google delists major Indian apps, including key matrimonial and entertainment platforms, sparking debate over 'unfair' policies.

Indian Startups Rally Together to Form Task Force Against Google's Billing Policies

Under Internet and Mobile Association of India's (IAMAI) leadership, a 40-member coalition including top startup founders unite to challenge Google, accusing it of stifling local innovation.

Government Intervenes in Google-Indian Startups Dispute, Declares App Delisting Unacceptable

IT and Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw emphasizes the critical role of startups in the economy, sets meeting with Google and affected startups to address the delisting issue. Minister reiterates that startups will get all the protection they need.

Startups Alarmed as Big Tech Firms Eye Monopoly Over Payment Ecosystem

Concerns mount within the startup community as giants like Apple and Google expand their dominance from app distribution to controlling payment systems, threatening the open nature of the internet. Despite the internet's foundational principle of openness, startups find themselves at the mercy of major tech companies who've monopolised the market.

Earlier the CCI had Imposed Rs 1,337 Crore Fine on Google for Android Market Dominance Abuse

The Competition Commission of India had earlier imposed Rs 1,337 crore rupees fine on Google for Android market dominance abuse. The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) had supported the CCI's penalty on Google for unfair practices in the Android ecosystem. The Supreme Court will hear the matter on April 30.