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Platform Industry: Apple logo on a window

Apple to start enforcing new app privacy notifications in coming weeks

Apple has said that in the coming weeks it will start enforcing a new privacy notification rule that digital advertising firms such as Facebook have warned will impact their sales.

Platform Industry: Hackers and cyber security

New wave of ‘hacktivism’ adds twist to cybersecurity woes

At a time when US agencies and thousands of companies are fighting off major hacking campaigns originating in Russia and China, a different kind of cyber threat is re-emerging: act...

South Korea, Japan, Manga Publishing

South Korean tech firms shake up Japan’s storied manga industry

Two South Korean platforms are borrowing from mobile gaming to shake up – and dominate – Japan’s manga industry, a plot twist that has expanded the comics’ ...

Platform Industry: Apple logo on a window

Apple users may spend more on non-gaming mobile apps by 2024

Apple’s customers may end up spending more on non-gaming mobile apps by 2024, as lockdown lifestyles result in users looking beyond games to apps that help with more essentia...

Platform News: Epic Games, the maker of the Fortnite game

Epic Games takes Apple fight to European Union antitrust regulators

Epic Games has taken its fight against Apple to European Union antitrust regulators after failing to make significant headway in a US court in a dispute over the Apple’s paym...

Platform News: Clubhouse audio and social media app

Chinese users flock to US chat app Clubhouse to evade local censors

Invite-only audio app Clubhouse is attracting masses of new users from mainland China, where the US app remains uncensored by authorities despite flourishing discussions on rights,...

Platform News: Tim Cook is the happy CEO of Apple

Apple sees accelerating revenue growth after setting iPhone sales record

Apple has reported holiday quarter sales and profits that beat Wall Street expectations, as brand new 5G iPhones helped push handset earnings to a new record and sparked a 57 perce...

FAcebook

Facebook scores earnings win on holiday retail advertising

Facebook has beaten quarterly earnings estimates after heavy holidays advertising by retailers, but cautioned Apple’s impending privacy fluctuations could hurt revenue by int...

Platform News: Epic Games, the maker of the Fortnite game

US judge rules Apple could bar Epic Games’s ‘Fortnite’ from App Store

A federal judge in California has ruled in an injunction request that Apple could bar Epic Games’s “Fortnite” from its App Store, but must not harm Epic’s d...

Platform News: Apple logo

American app maker Blix in letter to EU’s says Apple not playing fair

US app maker Blix took its struggle against Apple into Europe as it laid out its grievances to EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager, saying that Apple is not playing fair.

Platform News: Apple logo

Apple revises its contentious App Store guidelines

Apple has published revisions to a number of its App Store review guidelines, loosening some restrictions on streaming game solutions, online classes and if programmers need to use...

Apple Google

Australia’s ACCC to examine competition between Apple and Google app stores

Australia’s competition regulator has just said it would look into the use of and sharing of information by apps and the extent of competition between Apple Inc’s and G...

Fortnite

Epic Games asks court to prevent what it describes as Apple’s ‘retaliation’

Epic Games have said they has asked a court to prevent what it saw as Apple Inc’s retaliation from the Fortnite creator after the iPhone maker terminated Epic Games’ de...

Platform News: Apple logo

Apple to delay privacy change threatening Facebook, mobile ad market

Apple has said that it will delay until early next year changes to its privacy policy that could reduce ad sales by Facebook and other companies targeting users on iPhones and iPad...

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