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Platform News: Apple retail store

Dutch watchdog finds Apple app store payment rules anti-competitive

The Dutch antitrust authority has found that Apple’s rules requiring software developers to use its in-app payment system are anti-competitive and ordered it to make changes, four ...

Amazon Prime Video Platform

Amazon launches bundling service for video streaming apps in India

Amazon.com in India has launched a bundling option on its video platform for global and local streaming services, in a move aimed at boosting subscriptions.

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Apple joins streaming elite, Netflix crosses milestone with Emmy wins

Apple burnished its streaming TV credentials on Sunday as “Ted Lasso” scored the Emmy award for best comedy, and Netflix landed its biggest television award to date wit...

Platform News: Epic Games, Fortnite

US judge orders Apple to ease App Store rules

A federal judge in the US has struck down some of Apple’s App Store rules, forcing the company to allow developers to send their users to other payment systems in a partial w...

Roku television aggregator

TV aggregator Roku to launch its players in Germany

Television aggregator Roku has said it would launch its streaming players in Germany later this year, seeking to capitalize on a pandemic-driven shift towards watching more VOD (vi...

Platform News: Apple logo

Apple gives ‘reader’ apps a way around commissions. Who wins?

Apple has made a new concession on how App Store developers work with customers: it will allow subscription and content apps that it calls “reader” apps, a category tha...

Platform News: Apple retail store

Apple’s App Store concessions fail to address top concerns

In the space of a week, Apple Inc made two sets of changes to its App Store rules, which are the subject of lawsuits, regulatory probes and legislation around the world, but the tw...

AT&T

AT&T’s DirecTV to become standalone video business

AT&T Inc’s satellite television provider, DirecTV, will become a standalone video business as part of a deal between the wireless service provider and buyout firm TPG Cap...

Platform News: Social media titan, Facebook

Facebook’s slowdown warning hangs over strong ad sales,

Facebook Inc has said it expects revenue growth to “decelerate significantly,” sending the social media giant’s shares down 3.5% in extended trading even as it re...

Platform News: Google search engine

Big tech companies to allow only vaccinated US employees into offices

Big tech companies are making it mandatory for employees in the US to get COVID-19 vaccinations before entering campuses, as the highly infectious Delta variant of the virus drives...

Platform News: Google

Alphabet reaches record quarterly revenue, profit in ad boom

Alphabet Inc’s quarterly revenue and profit surged to record highs, the company reported on Tuesday, powered by a rise in advertising spending as more consumers shopped onlin...

Platform Industry: Netflix streaming service

Wall Street: Netflix’s gaming foray will cost time and money

Wall Street analysts have welcomed Netflix’s planned plunge into mobile gaming, calling it a sensible move to keep users’ eyes on screens while worrying it would take s...

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Netflix details video game push as it forecasts weak growth

Netflix Inc said it would make a deeper dive into video games as the movie and TV streaming service projected weak subscriber growth amid growing competition and the lifting of pan...

Streaming Wars: US SVOD data

Streaming Wars: SVOD market share in Q2 2021

The subscription video on demand (SVOD) market has experienced massive growth over the course of the past 18 months, with the COVID-19 global pandemic, along with discounted offers...

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