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Google to app developers: the check is in the mail

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Google to app developers: the check is in the mail
Even big companies forget to pay the bills every now and then. For example, Google's accounting department recently was so caught up in Linsanity, March Madness, waiting for season 4 of Breaking Bad or all of the above and forgot to make the usual monthly direct payment into the bank accounts of its European app developers.

Realizing its mistake, Google released a statement on Friday saying that it had initiated the payments on Thursday, March 15th and that it could take up to three more days for the funds to hit developer's bank accounts. While no reason for the delay in making the payments was given by the Mountain View based firm, perhaps switching names from the Android Market to Google Play Store had something to do with it. It certainly wasn't because the company was strapped for cash.

And yeah, we know that Google doesn't really use old technology like snail mail to make those payments. We just thought that it sounded better than saying that the money is is in the middle of an electronic transfer.

source: AndroidCentral

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posted on 16 Mar 2012, 14:49

1. tward291 (Posts: 559; Member since: 14 Feb 2012)

lol i know they wanted that money

posted on 16 Mar 2012, 15:09

2. VinCrel (Posts: 39; Member since: 26 Dec 2011)

to think that Google is short on cash.. what a laugh! ^_^

posted on 17 Mar 2012, 08:48

3. cepcamba (Posts: 717; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)

The devs aren't complaining. They know Google is not some sort of a stick up. But still it'd be nice if Google throws in some extras for those who got delayed payment, some of these devs might have missed some bills too and have to pay additional charges.

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