Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has agreed to refund at least $19 million to parents and consumers whose kids unknowingly made expensive in-app purchases for apps. This is the second major settlement that the FTC made with a large tech company over in-app purchases. Apple agreed to pay $32.5 million in January to in-app purchasers.
Propeller Health is a Madison, Wisconsin based company that has built a device that fastens to an inhaler and uses GPS to report where and when the inhaler was used, according to VentureBeat. The data is reported to an app and the data can be accessed by healthcare companies.
Travel booking website CheapAir.com is now accepting two cyber-currencies that are similar to Bitcoin — Litecoin and Dogecoin. The cyber-currencies can be used for booking flights, hotels, and trains. CheapAir.com surpassed $1.5 million in Bitcoin sales recently.
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk and Governor Brian Sandoval announced that Nevada has been selected as the official site for the Tesla Gigafactory.
Nvidia has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung and Qualcomm. The patents are related to mobile graphics processors. This is the first patent lawsuit in Nvidia’s company history.
The Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Android app has hit 1 billion downloads on Android. That means that it is the first non-Google app to hit 1 billion downloads on Google Play. The Facebook Android app beat several individual Google apps like Chrome, Hangouts, and Google Search. Some of Google’s Android apps that surpassed 1 billion downloads include Gmail, Google Maps, and YouTube.