Google said it would halve to 15% the fee it charges most developers selling goods or services through the Google Play app store, the latest sign that tech giants are responding to political pressure over how they run app stores. In a blog post, Google said it will cut the fee starting July 1 for the first $1 million in revenue a developer earns in a year. Google said that would cut by 50%...
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