Due to this issue, which was reportedly highlighted in September and acknowledged by Google, some users saw gigabytes of mobile data being used up in a single day, and switching the app settings to Wifi only didn't seem to help much.
If you missed the Digital Wellbeing app until now, you should know that Google's new tool aims to provide its users with detailed information on how often they use apps, how many times they check their phone, how many notifications they receive, and so on.
"While our analysis of the transaction is underway, we estimate that the monetary value of Google's advertisers' expenses involved in the apps and websites involved in the operation will rise to less than 10." millions of dollars", said Google via a blog.
A Google News app user cited by The Verge, said, "The Google News app is randomly using a ridiculous amount of background data without users' knowledge". Some unsuspecting users are being hit with data overage charges as a result. Wang also mentioned that "the relevant teams are now investigating and working towards a fix" continuing by saying that they will be posting updates directly to that thread. It is recommended that you do the same if you have the application installed on your Android smartphone.
Pakistan gets $6 billion from Saudis, still needs IMF loan
Currently, Pakistan imports more than 1 million barrels of Saudi oil a day at an annual cost of $3 billion. Like Saudi Arabia, Pakistan is a majority Sunni nation with a Shiite minority.
In response to the findings, Google has disputed the claims made, stating that the methodology is flawed because "it mischaracterises ordinary functional services" such as an app reporting when it crashes or analytics. The VPN provider, however, muscled on, determined to provide a more flexible VPN experience to its users, where they can have the surety of data safety on their Android mobile devices as well.
Google News is a really good app to use for keeping up with the latest news, instead of needing to install the apps for your favorite publications, you can get them all right there in one app. Google is investigating and working toward a fix.
Google News is chewing up huge amounts of data in one very annoying bug.
A Google spokesperson told MailOnline: 'We apologise for the inconvenience this issue has caused to our users.