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Apple v. Samsung

The electronics titans square off in a tangled tale of mobile technology, centered on Apple's iPhone

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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 July 18, 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 July 9, 2014

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Apple refunds 8-year-old's £4,000 bill for in-app purchases

Apple has agreed to refund one father from Somerset, after his daughter racked up a huge bill through in-app purchases.

By July 21, 2013

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Google sued over kids racking up in-app purchases

A class action has been raised against Google over in-app purchases by a mother whose young son spent US$65 on in-game currency.

By March 11, 2014

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Apple to refund at least $32.5M for kids' in-app purchases

As part of an agreement with the FTC, Apple also must change its billing practices to require consent from consumers before charging them for in-app purchases.

By January 15, 2014

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Samsung Knox 2.0 makes Galaxy S5 safe for work with split billing

Samsung has updated its business-focused Knox with a dedicated app store and split billing so you can pay for work and personal calls separately.

By May 7, 2014

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Optus adds app payments directly to your monthly bill

Optus customers will now be able to charge app, game and TV show purchases from Google Play directly to their monthly bill, without having to enter credit card details with every purchase.

By May 4, 2014

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Want $10 off your mobile bill? Put ads on your lock screen

The new Slidejoy app turns your Android phone's lock screen into a billboard, and some of the money that advertisers like Macy's and Adidas pay to place the ads ends up in your pocket.

By February 2, 2014

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Netflix neutrality: Court ruling won't boost your Netflix bill. Yet

When a court quashed the FCC's Net neutrality rules, Netflix became the bull's-eye for fears of higher fees from broadband providers, but it doesn't have to be that way.

By January 17, 2014

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How to beat mobile bill shock

No one wants to meet a four-digit phone bill. Whether it's calls or data that sneak up on you, here are just a few ways to make sure you never have to find one in your future.

By December 4, 2013