Daily Archives: June 27, 2011

It may not be quite as serious as the Federal Trade Commission’s anti-trust probe in the US, but Google is facing a fight with the regulators in Taiwan that has forced the internet giant to suspend all paid apps in Android Market on the island of 23m people.

At issue is Taiwan’s consumer protection laws, which require online retailers to give customers a seven-day period for getting a full refund on their purchases – much longer than the 15 minutes Google currently gives its customers. Read more

Tech news from around the web:

Reuters reports that Facebook in the UK has overtaken Microsoft websites for the first time last month, becoming Britain’s second-most popular site after Google. The social network attracted 26.8m visitors in Britain in May, up 7 per cent year on year, beating the 26.2m who visited Microsoft’s MSN/WindowsLive/Bing sites combined. Google had 33.9m. Read more