Tag: app store policy

Spotify, Epic Accuse Apple of Dividing App Creators with Fee Reduction for Small Developers

Lately Epic, Spotify, and other large app makers have raised their voices against Apple’s App Store policy. Today Apple announced App Store fee reduction for small developers. The reduced App Store commission is available for apps that gross less than $1 million per year. According to analytics firm Sensor Tower, the reduction will be available […]

Read More

Apple Accused of Arm-Twisting ProtonMail into Adding in-App Purchases

Lately, Apple has been into a lot of trouble for mandating In-app purchases. Remember how Hey email was forced to add in-app purchases right before WWDC 2020? Well, Hey email is not the only app that was forced into IAP. Apple has allegedly arm-twisted ProtonMail into adding in-app purchases. One of the developers told Congress […]

Read More

Phil Schiller Defends App Store Practices, Says It Offers Level Playing Field to Developers

Apple is facing criticism from many for levying up to 30% commission on App Store purchases. The company is accused of unfair practices, and antitrust regulators are investigating certain App Store practices. U.S. Lawmakers will begin investigations and question, Tim Cook, tomorrow. Developers and companies like Spotify have been unhappy with Apple’s commissions on App […]

Read More

U.S. Department of Justice Is Quizzing App Developers as Part of the Anti-Trust Probe Against Apple

As part of its ongoing investigation into Apple, the U.S. Department of Justice has reached out to app developers. The Cupertino company is accused of anti-competitive behavior and is currently being probed for the same. Reuters reported about the investigation in June last year and now the officials finally seem to be making some headway. […]

Read More