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Huawei app store bug makes paid apps available for free

Huawei app store bug makes paid apps available for free

A vulnerability in Huawei's app store API allows users to download paid apps for free. Huawei smartphones run on Android, but rarely have access to the Google Play Store. The Chinese organization has been accused of espionage by the United States and several European countries, resulting in vari... Read more

date4 days ago
Google and Apple want to remove apps older than 2 years from stores

Google and Apple want to remove apps older than 2 years from stores

Google and Apple recently announced plans to remove old applications from their respective app marketplaces. Both businesses agreed to delete any apps that had not been updated in two years last month. In early April, Google revealed a two-year cutoff plan that would take effect in November, whi... Read more

date7 days ago
Apple clarifies removal of legacy apps

Apple clarifies removal of legacy apps

Apple provided more clarity on its intent to remove outdated apps from the App Store. The updating deadline was extended. Last month, an internal e-mail leaked Apple's intent to remove App Store apps that haven't been updated 'for a long time'. Shortly after, Apple published the announcement on ... Read more

date21 days ago
Apple’s App Store cleans up outdated apps

Apple’s App Store cleans up outdated apps

Apple is freeing the App Store from outdated apps. An internal e-mail indicates that Apple seeks to remove apps that are no longer receiving updates. Tech website The Verge acquired an internal email warning that outdated applications will be removed shortly. Reportedly, developers are given 30... Read more

date29 days ago
Apple’s Tim Cook takes firm stance against sideloading…again

Apple’s Tim Cook takes firm stance against sideloading…again

On Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook slammed forthcoming antitrust regulations in the United States and Europe, claiming that some of the proposed measures will jeopardize iPhone users' privacy and security. In a speech at the IAPP Global Privacy Summit in Washington, D.C., Cook argued that regulators... Read more

date1 month ago
Apple bends to ACM’s demands after €50 million fine

Apple bends to ACM’s demands after €50 million fine

Dutch market regulator ACM is positive about the adjustments Apple proposes for dating app developers. When accepted, the proposal ends a months-long conflict between the regulator and Apple. In the past months, ACM and Apple have been disputing the App Store conditions for Dutch dating app deve... Read more

date2 months ago
New EU law will challenge Apple’s tight grip on its App store

New EU law will challenge Apple’s tight grip on its App store

The proposed legislation will have a direct impact on how Apple skims commissions from in-app purchases. Apple is facing one of the biggest challenges yet to how it controls and profits from the App Store, according to reporting in the Wall Street Journal. This comes as Europe prepares to comple... Read more

date2 months ago
Microsoft to add support for Android Apps in Windows 11

Microsoft to add support for Android Apps in Windows 11

The Apps are already available in a "public preview" In 2021, Microsoft announced Windows 11 users would be able to natively access Android apps through a PC-based version of the Amazon Appstore. In October last year Windows 11 arrived, but access to Android apps on the platform was limited t... Read more

date3 months ago
Apple developers generate 229 billion euros through App Store

Apple developers generate 229 billion euros through App Store

According to Apple, app developers have brought in a total of over 229 billion euros ($260 billion) in revenue through the Apple App Store since 2008. In its data summary, Apple indicates that 2020 closed with a total amount of 176 billion euros earned since 2008. 2021 closed with 229 billion eu... Read more

date4 months ago
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