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Google Removes Popular Android Apps - CM File Manager, Kika Keyboard - Over Ad Fraud

Rani Mukerji-starrer Hichki has found a place in a list of the top five movies sold in India at Google Play Store this year. Google issued a statement saying, that it takes "deceptive and malicious behaviour" on the platform seriously, and if an app violates it, then they take action. Both contained code that could cheat the customer in various ways through clicks on advertisements.

The Beijing-based company, a top mobile internet provider in China, said this morning that its CM File Manager app had been temporarily suspended by Google Play.

The apps in question are CM File Manager and Kika Keyboard. Epic Games was able to bypass Google's subscription fees by making the game available for download as a standalone app, but that's not something that can fly over at Apple. A report last week claimed that Cheetah Mobile and an associated company called Kika Tech were engaged in some shady advertising practices, and now Google has responded. Google found certain codes within the said apps that were used to execute ad fraud techniques known as click injection or clock flooding.

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In addition, the company said it had also temporarily removed two other apps, Battery Doctor and CM Locker, because aspects of those applications were "obsolete and would require some time to update".

In a blog post, Flutter Group Product Manager Tim Sneath said it's possible to embed Flare animations into existing or new Flutter apps as a widget. While the company is blaming the whole ad scandal on a third-party SDK, it should take responsibility for what's happened - especially since it could've stood to gain from such a scheme - and it should have vetted these services before flinging them onto their apps. First, it allows developers to have complete control over the app design, claiming that "Flutter lets you control every pixel on the screen, and its powerful compositing capabilities let you overlay and animate graphics, video, text and controls without limitation", adding that the toolkit "enables" Google's Material Design visual design language.

Google is also announcing other third-party integrations with Flutter, including an integration from mobile payment company Square that makes it easier to accept payments. Give us your thoughts in the comments!

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