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EU begins antitrust investigation on App Store, Apple Pay
EU begins antitrust investigation on App Store, Apple Pay
European Commission has begun investigating Apple's services for violations in EU law. Two different branches of the investigation take Apple ...... 17 Jun 2020
Apple removes all vape apps amid health concerns
Apple removes all vape apps amid health concerns
Electronic cigarettes, or vaping as the kids call it, has grown in popularity immensely in the past decade or so. It has largely grown out of ...... 18 Nov 2019
Apple taken to court over antitrust issues on App Store
Apple taken to court over antitrust issues on App Store
Apple's perhaps strongest part of the business is not iPhones or iPads themselves but the App Store, which keeps on printing money with royalties. ...... 06 Jun 2019
Apple releases a site promoting their non-monopolistic App Store
Apple releases a site promoting their non-monopolistic App Store
After Supreme Court's ruling earlier this month, Apple's standing as an untouchable money making machine, thanks to App Store, has become under threat. ...... 31 May 2019
Spotify lashes back at Apple and its expected response
Spotify lashes back at Apple and its expected response
Spotify and Apple are one of the more important modern day tech rivalries. The David vs. Goliath setup is definitely there, and makes it all ...... 17 Mar 2019
Apple responds to Spotify's claims that they rig the competition
Apple responds to Spotify's claims that they rig the competition
Spotify, the Swedish music streaming powerhouse, is one of the toughest competitor to the near trillion dollar behemoth that is Apple. While ...... 15 Mar 2019
Google bypassed App Store just like Facebook
Google bypassed App Store just like Facebook
Earlier this week we reported how Apple was forced to revoke Facebook's Enterprise Development Program certificates after it was revealed that ...... 31 Jan 2019
Apple targets apps that trick users into subscriptions
Apple targets apps that trick users into subscriptions
Apple has updated its App Store rules and guidelines to target apps that use dirty tricks while selling in-app subscriptions to users. From ...... 29 Jan 2019
Netflix trying to avoid paying Apple by testing a new payment method
Netflix trying to avoid paying Apple by testing a new payment method
As everyone knows, Apple is raking up major profits. One of the more impressive money making machines is the app ecosystem that rains straight ...... 23 Aug 2018
US Supreme Court to review App Store commissions litigation
US Supreme Court to review App Store commissions litigation
The Supreme Court of the United States has agreed to take up a lawsuit against Apple relating to App Store commissions, at the request of the ...... 18 Jun 2018
Spotify wants EU to stop Apple from taking shares from subscriptions
Spotify wants EU to stop Apple from taking shares from subscriptions
European streaming music services aren't happy with Apple taking royalties from them, and they've signed a plea for European Commission to pressure ...... 15 Dec 2017
Apple brought pre-orders to App Store
Apple brought pre-orders to App Store
Apple has released a new feature in its App Store. The application store now allows users to pre-order apps built for iOS, macOS, and tvOS. ...... 12 Dec 2017
Apple revamps App Store with new layout and navigation
Apple revamps App Store with new layout and navigation
Apple had a big day yesterday in San Jose, CA. The Cupertino Goliath announced a multitude of platform updates, device upgrades, and even some ...... 06 Jun 2017 - 1 comment
Some of Apple's most popular apps are now free for all!
Some of Apple's most popular apps are now free for all!
Apple has surprised its customers today with a nice offer. The Cupertino giant has decided to offer some of its most popular apps for free to all users. ...... 19 Apr 2017 - 1 comment
Cook: Developers have earned over $50 billion from App Store
Cook: Developers have earned over $50 billion from App Store
Apple CEO Tim Cook has proudly tweeted that developers on the App Store have earned over $50 billion since the marketplace launched in late 2008. ...... 04 Aug 2016 - 1 comment
Google matches Apple's new subscription and revenue share policies
Google matches Apple's new subscription and revenue share policies
Earlier, we reported that Apple was making major changes to its App Store policies, and it appears that Google is matching and exceeding those ...... 09 Jun 2016
Apple makes a major change to the App Store
Apple makes a major change to the App Store
According to Apple's Phil Schiller, major changes are coming to the App Store, including big changes to how subscriptions work for developers. ...... 09 Jun 2016 - 1 comment
Apple announces record holiday sales in the App Store
Apple announces record holiday sales in the App Store
Apple has announced today that customers spent $1.1 billion on apps and in-app purchases in the App Store for the two weeks ended January 3rd, ...... 07 Jan 2016
Apple annoying iPhone users with full screen popup ads
Apple annoying iPhone users with full screen popup ads
To the surprise of some iPhone users, Apple has started pushing aggressive advertisement to App Store users with an older iPhone models. A full ...... 12 Dec 2015 - 2 comments
WWDC: Apple App Store hits massive 100 billion app downloads milestone
WWDC: Apple App Store hits massive 100 billion app downloads milestone
During today's keynote, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced the App Store had surpassed 100 billion app downloads since the store launched in 2008. ...... 09 Jun 2015
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