UK announces code of practice to strengthen app store security
The UK's new code of practice incentivizes developers and publishers to implement stronger security measures.
A code of practice to boost security safeguards throughout the app sector has been announced by the UK government. The new voluntary policy intends to better shield users from harmful ap... Read more
‘Small App Store developers earn twice as much as in 2019’
According to Analysis Group, Apple App Store revenue for small developers increased by 113 percent between 2019 and 2021. Apple commissioned the study to defend itself against growing criticism.
By 'small developers', Apple means organizations that generate less than 1 million dollars in annual... Read more
Apple’s App Store cleans up outdated apps
Apple is freeing the App Store from outdated apps.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Tech website The Verge acquired an internal email warning that outdated applications will be removed shortly.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
Apple ignores antitrust ruling, fined 5 million euros per week
Apple was slapped with a 5 million euro fine by the ACM, a Dutch market authority.
Earlier this year, the ACM ruled that Apple provides insufficient payment options for dating apps marketed on the app store. Apple has been far from compliant, prompting the ACM to fine the organization with 5 mi... Read more
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
Tumblr content remains censored in iOS app
Not all of Tumblr's content is visible in its iOS application. Under the terms of the Apple App Store, the blogging platform is required to block sensitive content.
Appl App Store terms dictate that content can be flagged for censorship. As a result, content accessable on Tumblr's web platform i... Read more