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Fortnite

Apple says ‘Fortnite’ maker wanted ‘side letter’ to create own game store

Apple has alleged that Epic Games’ CEO had asked it for a “side letter” to create its own game store within the iPhone maker’s App Store. A move which Apple...

Fortnite

Fortnite maker sues Apple after removal of game from App Store

Apple Inc on Thursday removed popular video game “Fortnite” from its App Store for breaking up the corporation’s in-app payment guidelines, prompting developer Ep...

iPhones

Russia’s competition watchdog says Apple abused mobile app market dominance

Russian competition watchdog FAS has said that Apple has abused its dominant position in the mobile programs market through its App Store for iOS devices and will issue an order de...

Apple

Facebook and Microsoft’s gripes with Apple’s App Store on EU’s radar

Facebook and Microsoft’s smouldering grievance over how their gaming apps look on Apple’s App Store may feed into European Union research into the iPhone maker’s ...

iPhone 11

Apple removes thousands of game apps from China store

Apple eliminated some 29,800 apps from the Chinese app shop on Saturday, including more than 26,000 games, according to new data from research vendor Qimai.

Apple

App Store chief says Apple aimed to level playing field

On Wednesday, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook will confront questions from US lawmakers about if the iPhone maker’s App Store practices give it unjust power over independent appli...

Apple

Over 2,500 games removed from Apple’s China App Store

More than 2,500 mobile games were removed from Apple’s China app store in the first week of July, four times as many in the same period in June, after Apple closed a loophole...

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Indian video-sharing apps surge in popularity following TikTok ban

Indian tech businesses are looking to capitalise on the opportunities arising from a ban on Chinese owned apps, including TikTok, with one rival video app saying it had added a sta...

Tim Cook

Apple modifies app review process, letting developers ‘challenge’ guidelines

Apple Inc has said it would let software developers “challenge” the guidelines that govern its app review process and will end its practice of blocking routine bug fixe...

Apple

Apple’s App Store, Apple Pay targeted by EU antitrust regulators

Apple is being investigated by EU antitrust regulators over its App Store and mobile payment system Apple Pay as the bloc turns up the heat on gatekeepers of online platforms on wh...

Apple

Apple-backed study sheds light on physical sales through App Store

Apple has released the results of a study that found its App Store spurred $458 billion in sales last year from categories such as retail of physical goods, ride-hailing and advert...

Remove China Apps

Google takes down Indian app that removed Chinese ones – spokesman

Google has taken down an Indian mobile application from its app store that allowed users to remove other Chinese apps from their phones as it violated certain company policies, a c...

Tencent

Marvelous shares untraded as China’s Tencent takes 20% stake in game maker

Shares in Japanese games maker Marvelous Inc were untraded with a glut of buy orders on Tuesday and looked set to close up at the daily trading limit of 17% after announcing China&...

Google Stadia

Google Stadia gains users after giving free access for two months

Google’s cloud-based game streaming service, Stadia, has witnessed a surge in users after the Silicon Valley giant gifted two months free access to its premium version for ga...