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Parent payout: Google settles in-app purchase suit for $19M

The search giant is the latest big tech company to tangle with the Federal Trade Commission over children making unauthorized buys within apps.

By 5 September 2014

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China: Apple products not banned from government purchases

The country's Procurement Center, its Finance Ministry, and Apple itself say the iPhone maker never applied to be on the government's list of approved energy-saving products, according to Reuters.

By 8 August 2014

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Apple devices banned as Chinese government purchases -- report

The iPad and MacBook are apparently no longer on a list of products approved for government use due to security concerns, Bloomberg reports.

By 7 August 2014

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Adjust Google Play to require a password for every purchase

Update your password requirement on Google Play to discontinue the 30-minute grace period for purchases.

By 1 August 2014

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EU praises Google, chides Apple over in-app purchases

In response to the European Commission's requests, Google says it won't use the word "free" when referring to games that contain in-app purchases.

By 19 July 2014

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Apple isn't doing enough about in-app purchases, watchdog says

European consumer regulators have criticised Apple for not doing enough to tackle bills unexpectedly run up by sneaky apps.

By 19 July 2014

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Apple's iTunes Pass debuts in US to bankroll your purchases

Now available in the US and other countries, the new feature lets you add money to your iTunes account from any Apple retail store.

By 17 July 2014

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Apple tips off FTC over Google in-app purchases, report says

After Apple pays $32.5 million to customers over purchases made by kids using parents' passwords, Google may be next to face the FTC's scrutiny.

By 10 July 2014

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​Amazon to fight FTC on fines for kids' in-app purchases

Regulatory body wants e-commerce giant to agree to fines, policy changes related to children buying items in apps when logged in with parent's account.

By 3 July 2014

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Bill Gates fesses up on Reddit to his one 'expensive guilty pleasure purchase'

Microsoft's co-founder dishes on everything from a global condom competition to Bitcoin to his advice for aspiring computer science students.

By 11 February 2014