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Google halves the “Play Store tax” levied on about 99% of Android app developers –

Google has announced that it is reducing the cut of revenue made on apps sold via the Play Store from 30% to 15%. The change applies to all developers who make…



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Google has announced a “service fee reduction” for developers who sell their apps on its all-pervading Play Store for Android. Therefore, the cut of this revenue taken by Mountain View giant for access to this platform will be 15%, as opposed to the traditional 30%.
Then again, the new rate only applies to the first US$1 million made per developer; all takings that pass this milestone each year will be subject to the old 30% levy. Google’s vice-president of product management, Sameer Samat, asserts…

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