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.
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.
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.
Apple has agreed to refund one father from Somerset, after his daughter racked up a huge bill through 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.
Apple's annual developers conference kicks off with a hilarious parody satirizing everything from Angry Birds to the power of the App Store.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 and Note 3 are among the older phones that could turn emojis into pricey picture messages without telling you.
The company is outfitting its new Smart TVs with its payments system as a way to expand its use beyond just mobile devices.
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