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TLDR: CCI finds Google Play Store billing unfair to others, ShareChat received 5.6 million user grievances, and WhatsApp restricts forwarded messages

Google unfairly blocking rival payments on Play Store: CCI The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has found that Google's Play store billing model discriminates against app developers, Bloomberg reported. Previously, India's antitrust watchdog had also labelled Google's invoicing mechanism for app developers as "unfair and discriminatory" as per the report. ShareChat received 5.6 million user grievances In February 2022, ShareChat got a total of 56,812,213 user complaints. While most user grievances fell under the unspecified category, around 27 percent of them were regarding abusive language, according to Inc42. Moreover, ShareChat received 11 requests from law enforcement entities to remove user content. Crypto trading volumes in India decrease as tax comes into effect India's new law to tax digital assets went into effect on April 1, resulting in a decline in cryptocurrency trading in India, according to a Mint report citing Bitcoin.com. UPI surpasses the 500-crore mark in volume for March The widely-adopted Unified Payments Interface (UPI) passed the 500-crore volume barrier and was on the verge of passing the 10-lakh crore value record in March, according to The Hindu. The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) data revealed that UPI completed 540.56 crore payments worth Rs 9,60,581.66 crores last month. Koo plans to offer voluntary 'identifying tick' to all users Koo intends to launch an 'identity tick' option voluntarily for all of its users as the indigenous microblogging platform looks to widen its verification programme beyond the present yellow label granted to prominent accounts, Mint reported. WhatsApp restricts forwarded messages to reduce spam WhatsApp…

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