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Apple's app store to allow more payment options for Dutch dating app developers

June 12, 2022 10:25 am

Apple has long mandated the use of its in-app payment system, which charges commissions of up 30 per cent that some developers like Tinder-owner Match Group have argued are too high.

Apple clarifies ‘outdated’ app policy, extends deadline for developers

May 02, 2022 7:53 pm

The company has extended the deadline for deletion of 'outdated' apps and given a rationale for their policy.

Apple's App Store is reportedly removing ‘outdated’ apps; game developers cry foul

May 02, 2022 11:40 am

Apple’s site says that the company is “implementing an ongoing process of evaluating apps, removing apps that no longer function as intended, don’t follow current review guidelines, or are outdated.”

Apple’s Cook says circumventing App Store would harm user privacy

April 13, 2022 9:11 am

Apple has lobbied hard against app store regulations, arguing that they would make the iPhone ecosystem more similar to Android, limiting consumer choice and privacy.

Roblox backs Apple in antitrust case, says App Store offers privacy and security

April 01, 2022 7:02 pm

Epic, known for its "Fortnite" game, largely lost a trial last year over whether Apple's fees and payment rules for app makers were anti-competitive. It appealed in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. 

Google allows Spotify its own in-app payment option in new pilot

March 24, 2022 8:44 am

Google on Wednesday said it would allow Spotify Technology SA to use its own payment system in its Android app as part of a new pilot aimed at countering appmakers' concerns about high fees

Apple resolves outage that hobbled apps and internal systems

March 22, 2022 9:05 am

Apple resolved a widespread network outage on Monday that had knocked services such as Apple Music, iCloud and the App Store offline for some users and hobbled its internal systems.

Apple's App Store broke competition laws, Dutch watchdog says

December 25, 2021 6:15 pm

Apple's practice of requiring app developers to use its in-app payment system and pay commissions of 15% to 30% on digital goods purchases has come under scrutiny from regulators and lawmakers around the world.

App Store Awards 2021: Apple announces top apps, games of the year

December 02, 2021 3:14 pm

Check out the top apps and games from 2021 that iOS, iPadOS and macOS users across the world loved the most this year.

A nick to Apple’s profits could be a windfall for app developers

September 13, 2021 9:24 am

The ruling in the Apple vs Epic case is big news for developers like Shakked, because sales completed outside Apple’s payment systems are not subject to its commission of up to 30%.


Apple's App Store Turns 10: Here are top apps of all time

June 22, 2020 6:22 pm

As Apple's App Store Turns 10 we share the top apps of all time