Oct 23, 2021 05:05 PM IST
According to App Store rules updated Friday, developers can now contact consumers directly about alternative payment methods, bypassing Apple's commission of 15 or 30 percent.
- Sep 29, 2021 07:49 AM IST
The Redmond, Washington-based company also said it would not take a cut from app developers’ revenue, when the apps manage their own in-app payment systems.
- Sep 21, 2021 07:09 PM IST
Both Google and Apple cleaned out their digital storefront's in the first quarter of this year
- Sep 13, 2021 01:00 PM IST
Epic plans to continue the fight
- Sep 02, 2021 03:32 PM IST
South Korea's National Assembly approved a legislation recently that banned Apple and Google to stop forcing app developer's to use their in-app payment systems.
- Aug 31, 2021 11:13 AM IST
A new law would give customer's free choice on app payment providers
- Aug 27, 2021 09:56 AM IST
A group of software developers brought the lawsuit in 2019, alleging that Apple broke antitrust laws with practices such as charging commissions of up to 30%.
- Aug 11, 2021 10:59 PM IST
The bill would also bar app stores from using non-public information about apps to compete with them.
- Aug 01, 2021 02:34 PM IST
Unjected, a social app and dating platform for unvaccinated individuals was pulled off Apple's app store and received a stern warning from Google
- May 26, 2021 02:20 PM IST
Apple and Epic's courtroom brawl may have big implications on Apple's App store policies
- May 21, 2021 01:29 PM IST
Epic is trying to prove that the store has morphed into a price-gouging vehicle that not only reaps a 15% to 30% commission from in-app transactions, but blocks apps from offering other payment alternatives.
- Apr 19, 2021 10:38 PM IST
Major tech platforms cut ties with Parler following the attack by supporters of Republican former President Donald Trump at the Capitol that left five people dead.
- Feb 02, 2021 08:21 PM IST
The app saw 2.1 million downloads in the United States on Google Play and App Store last week, as traders on Reddit and other social media platforms organized to buy stocks shorted by Wall Street hedge funds, according to data from Sensor Tower.
- Nov 18, 2020 05:32 PM IST
At the moment, Apple takes a 30 percent cut from all the paid app revenue and in-app purchases of apps downloaded from the App Store.
- Oct 27, 2020 04:45 PM IST
Apple price hike comes after an increase in taxes. For India, the new taxes will include an equalization levy of 2 percent, in addition to the existing GST of 18 percent.
- Oct 26, 2020 07:51 PM IST
Epic Games introduced direct payments after issuing an advance notice to Apple, since otherwise, it would use its monopoly control to prevent that competition from happening.
- Oct 06, 2020 08:25 PM IST
Most players want government to frame industry-friendly policies and release stronger anti-trust rules rather than get into the business of making and running an Indian app store
- Oct 02, 2020 04:06 PM IST
Google Play Store has 27,00,000 apps and the Apple App Store 18,20,000. Between the two of them, they have everything covered. Billions of dollars and several years have gone into them. An Indian app store will have to go one up on them.
- Sep 12, 2020 05:10 PM IST
The biggest impact is likely to be seen in the streaming video games market
- Aug 10, 2020 02:06 PM IST
The annual shipments of other Apple hardware devices, including AirPods, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac, will be revised down by 15–25 percent.
- Nov 15, 2019 06:32 PM IST
Raising his share price target for the iPhone maker, analyst Samik Chatterjee argued the company could leverage the millions of users who search its App Store and Safari browser daily to generate the stellar growth seen by Facebook and Google in recent years.
- Feb 15, 2019 01:34 PM IST
The update was first spotted by Federico Viticci who posted a screenshot on Twitter.
- Dec 06, 2018 01:29 PM IST
The development brings to end a two-year struggle between the iPhone maker and the regulator, both of whom champion consumer rights but found themselves on opposing sides this time.
- Aug 10, 2017 01:57 PM IST
Though minimum storage capacity of iPhones continue to rise but what's more worrying is the pace at which iOS app sizes have inflated
- Apr 19, 2017 10:33 AM IST
Those applications have already been free for folks who purchased a new iOS or macOS device in the past several years. That means you may already have a free version installed or available to you through the App Store.