Smurfs' Village has made a lot of money in the Apple App store, but concerns have arisen over how you can buy Smurfberries in-game for real cash, spending as much as £35 in one go. Yes, Smurfberries!
Apple has agreed to refund one father from Somerset, after his daughter racked up a huge bill through in-app purchases.
The Commonwealth Consumer Affairs Advisory Council (CCAAC) has opened an inquiry into mobile apps and commerce.
From explicit music to accidental in-app purchases, there's plenty to worry about when your kid takes control of the iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch. Keep your children and your pocketbook safer with these simple instructions.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has announced that it is now investigating apps that aggressively promote in-app purchases to children.
Five prominent women leaders gathered Tuesday at Google's San Francisco offices to talk about leadership, innovation, and gender bias.
A judge has decided that a case in which parents accuse Apple of making it too easy for kids to make in-app purchases can go forward. But is legal action the right approach?
This week, Nokia changes its mind, plus we talk about Twitter being sold and a girl spending $1,400 on Smurfberries. There's the usual news and Crave discussion too.
Android developer boss Eric Chu has told a conference that Google is working on bringing in-app payments to its smart-phone OS, in a bid to catch up with the iPhone.