The electronics titans square off in a tangled tale of mobile technology, centered on Apple's iPhone
Today Google announced the first device to run Android TV, the $99 Nexus Player. It will be available for preorder October 17 to compete with the Rokus and Apple TVs of the world. It will offer fewer native apps at launch, however.
The update, which became available for download Monday, adds support for Apple Pay, brings back the camera roll and launches the iCloud photo library.
The search giant is the latest big tech company to tangle with the Federal Trade Commission over children making unauthorized buys within apps.
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.
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.
After announcing a new feature that allows smartphone users to record sound for Shazam-like audio recognition, Facebook has moved to reassure its users that it is not listening in or recording conversations.
The app is now live and gives customers the option to pay $60 plus tax for a six-month subscription to the network on the Apple TV.
You can turn off in-app purchases entirely or put the kibosh on the 15-minute grace period by requiring a password for every purchase.