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Apple follows through on threat to keep Fortnite maker away from game developer tools

Apple suspended Epic Games from its developers' programme just days after a court rejected its bid to have Fortnite reinstated on App Store.

29 Aug 2020 7:17 PM

Apple’s growth into $2 trillion behemoth under Tim Cook tainted by accusations of unfair dominance

He turned App Store into the cornerstone of a services division that earns $50 billion yearly, more than all but 65 firms in the Fortune 500

24 Aug 2020 4:44 PM

Epic Games hosts ‘FreeFortnite’ tournament in campaign against Apple monopoly

Prizes include a virtual “Tart Tycoon” outfit featuring an apple head, sunglasses and condescending frown, Epic said taking a dig at Apple.

22 Aug 2020 4:44 PM

After removing Fortnite from App Store, Apple takes war with Epic Games to the next level

Apple told Epic it would be cut off from software development tools by August 28.

18 Aug 2020 4:07 PM

Fortnite gets pulled off app store, files lawsuit against Apple for monopoly

Google Play Store too removed the game as Epic Games’ latest update bypasses app stores on payments, depriving them of their 30% cut.

14 Aug 2020 10:46 AM

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Offering six-month free trial, Apple Music expands to 52 new countries

Apple Music with 60 million subscribers is in a duel against market leader Spotify, which has 120 million paid users but in fewer countries

21 Apr 2020 8:52 PM

Here are the top 10 apps for your iPhone and iPad this week

Despite security concerns, Zoom remains the most downloaded free app, followed by another videoconferencing app, Houseparty

15 Apr 2020 6:56 PM

India could soon have its own CoWin-20 app for contact tracing of people infected with COVID-19

The beta version of the app is being tested by a small group of individuals, say reports

25 Mar 2020 5:46 PM

Now ads may appear on iPhone app notifications as Apple changes App Store guidelines

The good news is that users still have the right to choose whether they want to see ads or not

06 Mar 2020 6:16 PM

Apple App Store customers spent USD 1.42 billion between Christmas and New Year

Since 2008, developers earned over USD 155 billion with a quarter of those earnings coming from the past year alone.

09 Jan 2020 9:34 AM

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Apple pulls Hong Kong app used by protesters after China warning

In a statement Apple said "your app has been used in ways that endanger law enforcement and residents in Hong Kong".

10 Oct 2019 3:03 PM

Apple will now offer 'grace period' for lapsed payments

Developers will have the option to offer the 'grace period' for auto-renewable subscriptions.

14 Sep 2019 7:36 AM

Apple addresses favouritism issues

Apple fixes App Store search to not show its own apps.

10 Sep 2019 8:24 AM

Apple says it removed 634 apps last year on governments' request

Apple notes that in the period between July 1 - December 31, 2018, it received a total of 770 requests.

04 Jul 2019 8:16 AM

Apple repeatedly destroys Google where it matters the most

The top ranked apps earned USD 83 million in the first quarter of 2019.

21 Jun 2019 4:34 PM

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Developers sue Apple over App Store practices

The claims center on the same Apple practices highlighted in a lawsuit brought by consumers.

05 Jun 2019 2:57 PM

Apple asks developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook

Apple unveiled its login button emphasizing users’ privacy and also introducing a feature that randomly generates an email address.

05 Jun 2019 12:54 PM

Apple increases cellular download limit for iPhone users

Apple has upped the cellular download limit for iPhone and iPad from 150MB to 200MB.

03 Jun 2019 11:16 AM

Apple defends App Store amid mounting criticism

Companies like music streaming leader Spotify Technology SA have criticized the iPhone maker’s practices.

30 May 2019 12:10 PM

In setback for Apple, US Supreme Court lets App Store antitrust suit proceed

In a 5-4 ruling, the justices upheld a lower court’s decision to allow the proposed class action lawsuit to proceed.

14 May 2019 10:54 AM

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