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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 September 4, 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 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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Emojis could cost you hundreds on your bill if you have an older phone

The Samsung Galaxy S4 and Note 3 are among the older phones that could turn emojis into pricey picture messages without telling you.

By February 6, 2015

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Bill Murray: I can live the Tinder life any time

Appearing on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," the actor demonstrates just how easy it is for him to reenact the dating app in the real world.

By October 22, 2014

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Lodsys claims progress in fight over in-app purchase patents

The firm says it has won favor with the patent office, as well as licensing deals with third-party developers. Also: Apple gets court's OK to participate in the case.

By October 8, 2012

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Stay on top of your bills with Mint Bills (pictures)

You can organize and pay your bills with the free Mint Bills Android app.

7 Images By March 5, 2014