Google Play Store users in Russia won’t be able to buy apps, games in the coming days

Google this evening informed Android developers that Play Store users in Russia will soon lose the ability to purchase apps, games, IAPs, and subscriptions. The company cites a “payment system disruption” as the reason it’s “pausing” Google Play billing “in the coming days.” This comes as Russia has been sanctioned by multiple countries over its invasion of Ukraine. In addition to…
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Google Duo reaches 5 billion Play Store downloads

Google’s premier video calling app Duo has now surpassed the 5 billion download milestone over on the Play Store. While the download figures have undoubtedly been bloated courtesy of global pandemic and the fact that Google Duo comes bundled with Android on millions of…