The search giant is the latest big tech company to tangle with the Federal Trade Commission over children making unauthorized buys within apps.
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.
The iPad and MacBook are apparently no longer on a list of products approved for government use due to security concerns, Bloomberg reports.
Update your password requirement on Google Play to discontinue the 30-minute grace period for 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.
European consumer regulators have criticised Apple for not doing enough to tackle bills unexpectedly run up by sneaky apps.
Now available in the US and other countries, the new feature lets you add money to your iTunes account from any Apple retail store.
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.
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.
Microsoft's co-founder dishes on everything from a global condom competition to Bitcoin to his advice for aspiring computer science students.