All publications by tag «Apple»
South Korea passes “Anti-Google law” ending Google and Apple’s commission domination at home
South Korea has become the first country to pass a law that ends Apple and Google’s power to dictate payment terms on their app marketplaces. This, analysts believe, sets “a potentially radical precedent for their lucrative app store operations everywhere from India to the U.S.”
S.Korea’s “Anti-Google law” targets Google, Apple commission dominance
Today, South Korea’s parliament is expected to approve the amendment of the Telecommunications Business Act, dubbed the “Anti-Google law.” The piece of legislation will allow mobile devs to bypass Google and Apple app stores by using independent payment systems.
It was Tencent all along! How China’s tech giant inspired Epic to bypass Google Play, something Google hoped Tencent would help stop
While the news around the Epic antitrust legal battle have been dropping for months now, it is just now that the court documents have been shared in an unredacted form.
US senators challenge Google’s and Apple’s power over app distribution
A bipartisan bill was announced on Wednesday that can potentially reshape the business practices dominating the mobile distribution market. If passed, it will allow developers to add third-party payment systems to apps and inform users about discounts outside of stores. The bill has already been supported by Epic Games.
Apple updates App Store Review Guidelines. Misleading ads to be banned
Apple has updated App Store Review Guidelines. One of the most significant changes concerns misleading ads. If an app or game developer uses misleading marketing even outside the App Store, it can now result in the app’s removal from the App Store, as well as termination of the developer account.
Apple earned over $100 million from Fortnite spending $1 million on marketing
An ongoing antitrust trial between Epic Games and Apple continues to shed light on the situation surrounding the two companies’ businesses. It’s been revealed that Fortnite generated $100 million for Apple while being available on the App Store.
German advertisers file antitrust complaint against Apple as it rolls out new privacy settings
Liftoff teams up with mobile marketing tech companies to launch Post-IDFA Alliance
Liftoff, a global mobile app marketing optimisation platform, announced the launch of the Post-IDFA Alliance. Liftoff is joined by other mobile marketing technology companies like Fyber, Chartboost, InMobi, Vungle and Singular.