Google tackles rogue Android app problem with new rules
Posted in: Mobile & Wireless at 03/08/2012 14:01
Google is attempting to crack down on rogue mobile apps on its Android platform with stricter guidelines for developers.
The measures include a ban on using icons that are "confusingly similar" to that of existing products.
The search giant also issued rules on how advertising should appear in apps.
Since its launch, the Google Play store has featured a significant number of malicious apps, or counterfeit versions of popular games such as Angry Birds.
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