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S. Korea to Review App Market Fees amid Concerns over Google’s Potential Policy Changes

S. Korea to Review App Market Fees amid Concerns over Google’s Potential Policy Changes

SEOUL, Aug. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Science and ICT said Wednesday it will survey local app developers over fees levied by mobile app market platform operators amid concerns surrounding potential changes to Google’s platform payment policy. Google currently requires local game apps on its platform to use its in-app payment system, which [...]

Gov’t Watchdogs Eye Apple, Google’s Commission Structure

Gov’t Watchdogs Eye Apple, Google’s Commission Structure

SEOUL, Aug. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — A sign of conflict is surfacing again over the commissions charged by Apple and Google in their respective app stores, which have an unrivaled presence in the app market. After charging a 30 percent commission for gaming content, Google plans to shift its commission policy towards charging commissions on [...]

Korean App Market ONE Store Eyes Global Alliance to Compete with Google

Korean App Market ONE Store Eyes Global Alliance to Compete with Google

SEOUL, Dec. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — In the mobile application store business where only a few IT giants dominate the global market, it takes herculean efforts for newcomers to overcome the high entry barriers and make their presence known to industry players. To survive in the market monopolized by Google’s Play Store for Android devices [...]

[Stats] Number of Consumer Complaints Related to Mobile Games

[Stats] Number of Consumer Complaints Related to Mobile Games

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