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
Mondu raises $43M in series A which Valar led in the US
Mondu, a Berlin-based buy-now-pay-later company, has secured funding of $43 million in a round carried out by Valar Ventures in the US.
Considering the global recession, SMBs have started to reach new heights for financing. Hence, Mondu, a Berlin-based company with a BNPL model, has quickly expa... Read more
Google allows Spotify and other app developers to try out their own billing systems
Google announced that it’s collaborating with Spotify – the Swedish media and audio streaming service provider – to test third-party payment options for application developers.
Google and Apple faced massive pressure over increased fees on in-app transactions on their smartphone platforms,... Read more
Apple adds payment options to Dutch App Store, avoids €50 million fine
In response to a ruling by Dutch market regulator ACM, Apple will provide Dutch developers of dating apps with more payment options in the App Store.
Late last year, regulator ACM threatened to fine Apple with 50 million euros due to limited options of App Store payment systems in the Netherland... Read more
WordPress won’t have to offer in-app purchases in iOS app
Apple reverses the decision to force the free WordPress app on iOS to offer in-app purchases. The company apologizes and says it was a misunderstanding.
WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg announced on Friday that the company could no longer release updates for the iOS app after App... Read more