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Apple Is Removing “Older, Outdated” Apps From App Store, Indie Developers Miffed
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Apple Is Removing “Older, Outdated” Apps From App Store, Indie Developers Miffed

Apple sent out an email to app developers saying that Apps that haven’t been developed in a few years will be deleted from their App Store. Some developers have complained that Apple themselves have apps that haven’t been updated in over 4 years.

Apple rolls out vital app store changes in an attempt to stave off increasing regulation of Big Tech
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Apple rolls out vital app store changes in an attempt to stave off increasing regulation of Big Tech

Apple has announced long-demanded concessions after seeing investigations, lawsuits and rules pile up against what critics call an abuse of global dominance by big firms.

Apple vs Epic trial: Apple CEO Tim Cook to testify this week as the trial nears end
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Apple vs Epic trial: Apple CEO Tim Cook to testify this week as the trial nears end

The Apple vs Epic trial revolves around an antitrust lawsuit filed last year by Epic Games, the maker of the popular video game Fortnite.

Apple vs Epic trial: Experts believe Apple has upper hand, doubt judge will agree with Epic’s 'narrow market definition'
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Apple vs Epic trial: Experts believe Apple has upper hand, doubt judge will agree with Epic’s 'narrow market definition'

Commission rates similar to App Store have long been charged by stores operated by leading video game consoles — Xbox, PlayStation and Switch — as well as on smartphones and other devices running on Google’s Android system.

Apple vs Epic trial: Tim Sweeney's company struggles to prove its allegations against App Store
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Apple vs Epic trial: Tim Sweeney's company struggles to prove its allegations against App Store

Epic contends that Apple has been gouging app makers by charging commissions ranging from 15 percent to 30 percent for in-app transactions.

Apple vs Epic Games trial: Slide presentation review shows App Store has generated $2.1 billion in billings
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Apple vs Epic Games trial: Slide presentation review shows App Store has generated $2.1 billion in billings

Not long after the app store opened, Steve Jobs speculated that it at most might become a $1 billion business.

UK authorities investigate Apple App Store over concerns of its dominant role stifling competition
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UK authorities investigate Apple App Store over concerns of its dominant role stifling competition

The Competition and Markets Authority said it was looking into “suspected breaches of competition law” by Apple.

PUBG: New State is now open for pre-registrations on Google Play: All you need to know
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PUBG: New State is now open for pre-registrations on Google Play: All you need to know

The new PUBG game is set in the year 2051 and takes place on a new map called Troi.

Google updates YouTube app for iOS after two months, rolls out bug fixes, improvements
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Google updates YouTube app for iOS after two months, rolls out bug fixes, improvements

It has believed that Google did not update its iOS apps – Search, Docs, Photos, and Gmail – since two months in order to avoid the new privacy labels by Apple.

Hike messaging app pulled down from Google Play Store and Apple App Store
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Hike messaging app pulled down from Google Play Store and Apple App Store

Hike official said that global companies like Telegram, Signal were too strong and unless India bans foreign firms, it is difficult for homegrown apps.

Apple to cut App Store commission from 30 to 15 percent for developers with up to $1 million annual revenue
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Apple to cut App Store commission from 30 to 15 percent for developers with up to $1 million annual revenue

Apple will lower commissions for in-app subscriptions and other purchases to 15 percent starting 1 January 2021.

Mitron launches Atmanirbhar Apps to help users discover Made in India apps
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Mitron launches Atmanirbhar Apps to help users discover Made in India apps

The Atmanirbhar Apps comes with tabs like Social, News, Shopping, Entertainment, e-learning, Health, Fitness, Business and more.

Google Pay returns to Apple App store after being pulled down for a couple of days
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Google Pay returns to Apple App store after being pulled down for a couple of days

Some Apple iOS users might experience persistent payment failures on their transactions in the near future.

Twitter confirms the ability to limit replies on tweets on iOS is not available yet, mistakenly listed in last update
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Twitter confirms the ability to limit replies on tweets on iOS is not available yet, mistakenly listed in last update

Twitter says the misconception of the feature rolling out arose from "some accidentally pushed release notes."

Apple's App Store and Apple Pay are being investigated by EU antitrust regulators
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Apple's App Store and Apple Pay are being investigated by EU antitrust regulators

EU is investigating Apple's requirement for developers to sell using Apple Pay and rules preventing them from informing users of cheaper products elsewhere.

Apple says App Store generated over 'half a trillion dollars' in sales in 2019
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Apple says App Store generated over 'half a trillion dollars' in sales in 2019

Apple revealed that m-commerce apps gave the majority of sales of $268 million.

COVID-19 impact: Alibaba extends reach in China as pandemic outbreak opens doors; traffic at online marketplace shoots higher
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COVID-19 impact: Alibaba extends reach in China as pandemic outbreak opens doors; traffic at online marketplace shoots higher

Alibaba on Friday reported increases of 21 percent in quarterly revenue and 19 percent in core commerce sales, beating expectations.

Apple reportedly considering to allow iPhone users to change default emails, browser, apps
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Apple reportedly considering to allow iPhone users to change default emails, browser, apps

Apple is considering to let users choose third-party web browsers, music and mail applications as their default options.