Tag: App Store

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Chromium team defies Apple with Blink-based browser

Chromium team defies Apple with Blink-based browser

Google's Chromium dev team is about to go against Apple's rules for iOS browser development. This week Apple Insider reported that Google's Chromium team is working on developing a new browser for iOS based on Blink, instead of using Webkit as mandated by App Store policies. The Google Chromi... Read more

date2 days ago
US seeks to eliminate “gatekeeping” on mobile app distribution

US seeks to eliminate “gatekeeping” on mobile app distribution

The Biden Administration is going after Apple and Google for their "restrictive" practices. The US government is seeking to force major changes to the two major mobile app models. This follows from a statement the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administrat... Read more

date6 days ago
‘Apple prepares to comply with Digital Markets Act’

‘Apple prepares to comply with Digital Markets Act’

Apple is preparing to allow rival app stores on iPhones and iPads as part of a significant overhaul to meet rigorous European Union standards in 2024. Sources familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that Apple's operations, software engineering and services staff are working hard to open up cruc... Read more

date2 months ago
UK to investigate Apple’s and Google’s mobile dominance

UK to investigate Apple’s and Google’s mobile dominance

Their market dominance may be impeding developers and businesses, the government said. Britain's antitrust watchdog, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), announced a market investigation into cloud gaming and mobile browsers, specifically targeting dominant tech giants Apple and Google. ... Read more

date3 months ago
Apple plans to raise EU App Store prices next month

Apple plans to raise EU App Store prices next month

Apple announced a price increase for software and in-app purchases on its App Store beginning next month. The change applies to the entire eurozone and several Asian and South American countries. The tech giant regularly changes its prices in different locations. Prices for eurozone countries d... Read more

date5 months ago
French iOS developers sue Apple over App Store fees

French iOS developers sue Apple over App Store fees

Apple is faced with yet another antitrust lawsuit over its software store fees, this time launched by a group of French iOS app developers in Apple's home state of California. Apple is accused of anticompetitive behaviour by authorizing just one software store for iOS devices, giving it a strang... Read more

date6 months ago
Apple risks €35 billion fine

Apple risks €35 billion fine

Insiders claim that regulators have new evidence of Apple's market abuse in the European Union. The tech giant risks a fine of 10 percent of its global turnover. The amount could ramp up to €35 billion. Apple has been under investigation by European regulators since 2021. Apple allegedly tries... Read more

date7 months ago
Google offers alternative payment options for Android apps in EU

Google offers alternative payment options for Android apps in EU

Google is allowing European app store developers to offer alternative payment options for end users. As a result, Google's own payment system is no longer mandatory. The tech giant says it's anticipating for upcoming laws and regulations. European Android developers can now choose alternative in... Read more

date7 months ago
Apple backs down in dating app dispute with regulator ACM

Apple backs down in dating app dispute with regulator ACM

Dating apps can now use alternative payment methods on the Dutch App Store. Thereby, Apple gives in to the demands of local market regulator ACM. The ACM enforces European antitrust laws in the Netherlands. According to the supervisor, Apple imposed unreasonable conditions on Dutch dating app d... Read more

date8 months ago
iPadOS 16 gets window management, apps no longer on full screen

iPadOS 16 gets window management, apps no longer on full screen

Slowly but surely, iPadOS is getting more and more features that you can also find in a desktop operating system. In iPadOS 16 Stage Manager is added, a nice name for window management. You can now decide how big the window of an app should be and thus also show multiple apps on the same screen in ... Read more

date8 months ago
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