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Apple Removes Quran App In China

Apple takes down popular Quran app in China after government request, as critics call company hypocritical for working with authoritarian…

1 week ago

Apple Risks South Korean Clash After Investigation Warning

South Korean government official warns of possible investigation into Apple's compliance with new App Store payment law in that country

2 weeks ago

Apple Seeks Pause On Epic Games Antitrust Ruling

As appeal against ruling on Epic Games lawsuit begins, Apple asks US judge to put on hold orders to change…

2 weeks ago

Apple Bans Fornite Indefinitely, Amid Ongoing Legal Battle

CEO of Epic Games condemns ‘extraordinary anticompetitive move by Apple’ after it bans Fornite from App Store indefinitely

1 month ago

Google, Apple Pull Alexei Navalny App After Russian Demand

Voting app belonging to poisoned and jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny pulled from both Apple and Google app stores in…

1 month ago

Judge Orders Apple To Change App Store Payment Rules

California judge orders Apple to allow app developers to include links to outside forms of payment in major shake-up, but…

1 month ago

Apple Rejects Epic Games Fortnite Request In South Korea

Not having it. Despite South Korea ban on payment commission charges, Apple has refused to reinstate Epic Games account in…

2 months ago

Apple Eases App Store Rules For Spotify, Netflix etc

Fresh concession from Apple for “reader” apps, but Netflix says it doesn't go far enough and Spotify CEO says Apple…

2 months ago

South Korea Passes Bill To Curb In-App Purchase Charges

The App Store commission that Apple and Google imposes for in-app purchases is to be banned in South Korea after…

2 months ago

Spotify, Epic Unsatisfied With Apple’s App Store Changes

Rivals criticise terms of Apple's settlement with small developers, with Spotify saying changes don't address 'anticompetitive and unfair practices'

2 months ago

Apple Agrees App Store Deal With Small Developers

Ahead of a ruling in App Store dispute with Epic Games, Apple agrees to ease restrictions for small developers over…

2 months ago

South Korea Moves To Curb In-App Purchase Charges

South Korean parliamentary committee votes to amend a bill in order to stop Apple and Google charges for in-app purchases

2 months ago

Elon Musk Sides With Epic In Apple App Store Fees Dispute

Entrepreneur Elon Musk sides with Epic Games in legal dispute with Apple over App Store fees, calling charges 'de facto…

3 months ago

Apple, Google Face Mobile Ecosystem Investigation By CMA

UK watchdog the CMA launches investigation of smartphone giants Apple and Google, over their respective mobile ecosystems

4 months ago

Apple Chief Tim Cook Takes Stand In Epic Games Trial

Apple chief executive Tim Cook takes stand in legal dispute with Epic Games over whether App Store constitutes an illegal…

5 months ago

Apple Sued Over Excessive App Store Charges

More legal headaches. Landmark class action lawsuit filed in the UK against Apple, over its 'excessive and unlawful' fees for…

6 months ago

Apple Vs Epic Games Court Battle Continues

Second day of courtroom showdown in the US reveals Epic Games management would have accepted a special commission deal with…

6 months ago

EU Charges Apple Over App Store ‘Monopoly’

European Commission says Apple breaches EU competition law by levelling 'high' fees on music streaming services while promoting its own…

6 months ago

Damaging Week For Apple, Google In Senate Hearings

App makers and others testify against the dominance of Apple and Google in US Senate antitrust hearing on Wednesday

6 months ago

Apple To Readmit Parler On App Store

Controversial social media app Parler is to be allowed back into Apple's App Store after removal following US Capitol storming

6 months ago

Apple App Store Security ‘Like Bringing Butter Knife To Gunfight’

Apple senior engineer compared App Store security to 'butter knife in a gunfight', says Epic Games as companies square off…

7 months ago

Google Cuts Play Store Fee For Developer’s First $1 Million

App developers will only pay 15 percent on Play app store fees from 1 July on their first $1 million…

7 months ago

CMA Launches Probe Of Apple’s App Store Policies

Competition and Markets Authority launches investigation of Apple for suspected anti-competitive behaviour with app developers

8 months ago

Epic Games Refused Permission To Sue Apple In London

Fornite maker Epic Games refused permission to sue Apple in London over App Store commission charges, but Google can be…

8 months ago

Epic Games Files Apple Antitrust Complaint With EU

Epic Games presses nuclear option and files an antitrust complaint against Apple with the European Commission

8 months ago

Apple’s Tim Cook Defends Parler Suspension

Amid criticism of big tech 'censorship' of free speech, Tim Cook defends decision to suspend far right Parler app from…

9 months ago

US States Investigating Google App Store Practices

Group of US states may hit Google with fourth government antitrust lawsuit, this time focusing on allegedly anti-competitive practices in…

9 months ago

Fortnite Maker Expands Apple Dispute To UK

Fortnite developer Epic Games launches legal action against Apple and Google in the UK, as it seeks changes to 'unfair'…

9 months ago

Parler Sues Amazon Web Services After Hosting Takedown

Consequences from President Trump's attempted coup last week continues, with Google and Apple removing Parler from app stores

10 months ago

Apple Launches Privacy Labels For App Store Apps

Advertiser setback? Apple confirms apps on its App Store will now have to carry labels explaining how user data will…

10 months ago