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11 August 2018, 05:37 | Casey Mitchell
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This stands in contrast to the iOS version of Fortnite, which is available to download right from Apple's App Store.
Fake games on the Play Store have been a problem for some time. App research firm Sensor Tower says that from now through the end of the year, Epic's end run around the Play Store will cost Google $50 million or more in lost platform fees.
US senators ask Assange to testify probe
Britain has said it will arrest Assange if he leaves the embassy as he skipped bail in order to take refuge in the building. Assange has been residing as an asylee at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for the last six years.
Thing is, the company that created it, Epic Games, just announced that it won't be publishing it via Google Play, the market where most users - in the Western hemisphere, anyway - get most of their apps.
Rare "Firenado" Erupts As Firefighters Battle Factory Blaze
While fighting a massive blaze on Tuesday, Leicestershire Fire and Rescue in England caught video of what it dubbed a "firenado". The fire "completely gutted" the outside storage unit where the fire started, destroying more than 600,000 trays.
Avoiding Google Play distribution means Epic gets to keep all of the in-app purchase revenue rather than paying 30 percent of it to Google. It's a noble cause and one that the likes of Apple and Facebook are also trying to make headway in, and for whatever reason, Google didn't manage to get it into Android 9 Pie ready for launch day.
WhatsApp messages and usernames can be faked, researchers find
A common problem is seen of spread of messages claiming to offer free vouchers, airline tickets, with fake links being shared. In a bid to curb fake news menace in India, Facebook Inc's WhatsApp officially rolled out forward message limit on Wednesday.
A $22 billion bet on new tech — Samsung's next move
Samsung's announcement came a month after President Moon Jae-in met the company's de facto head Lee Jae-yong in India. Samsung's target is to provide support for 300 external candidates and 200 internal projects in the next five years.
USA launches airstrikes as Taliban attack Afghan city
Thirty Taliban fighters and one Afghan security forces' member were killed, according to the provincial government. The Taliban frequently exaggerate their battlefield gains and downplay losses incurred during fighting.
Australia's most populous state '100 percent' in drought
There have been reports of farmers shooting cattle and hand-feeding animals because the ground is too dry for grass to grow. Australia has long dealt with harsh, dry conditions, especially inland, away from coastal areas popular with tourists.
Trump doubles metal tariffs on Turkey as lira falls by 20%
However, a defiant Erdogan brushed aside concerns, telling a roaring crowd of Turks in the Black Sea city of Rize not to worry. Washington and Ankara are at odds over the detention of U.S. evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson on terrorism charges in Turkey.
NASA's mission to 'touch the sun' starts tomorrow
Nasa says the TPS has been tested to withstand up to 1,650C temperatures and "can handle any heat the sun can send its way". Successive flybys will be closer, culminating, in 2024, with a series of encounters just 3.8m miles above the sun's surface.