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Apple goes to court to avoid changes to its App Store
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Normally the law wins, but that is America

Fruity cargo cult is Apple asking a higher court to halt a judge’s decision that will force changes to its App Store while a legal fight with Epic Games continues.

Microsoft opens app store
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Wednesday, 29 September 2021 12:01

Microsoft opens app store


While Google and Apple try to lock them down


While Apple and Google are fighting regulators to keep their app store monopolies, Software King of the World Microsoft is doing the opposite.

Apple’s App Store changes will not do anything
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Naysayers say nay

Although Apple is making some changes to its App Store policies and setting up a $100 million fund for small developers, critics say that the terms of a class-action settlement don't meaningfully loosen the company's grip on its digital marketplace.

Apple's “super secure” app store is packed full of scams
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Washington Post says fanboys are being fleeced 

The Washington Post has flown against the rest of the Tame Apple Press by printing a heresy that the App store is packed full of scams.

Apple realised its App store cut was excessive nine years ago
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App store boss suggested a price cut but wanted to see how long they could milk it for

Phil Schiller, the Apple executive in charge of the App Store, raised the possibility of the company cutting its 30 percent commission rate to 25 or even 20 percent back in 2011 in response to competition.

Apple removes Epic Games from App Store
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Monday, 31 August 2020 11:59

Apple removes Epic Games from App Store


Tame Apple Press and fanboys cheer

Apple has terminated Epic Games's account from its App Store amid a legal battle over in-app payments on the Fortnite game.

Huawei seeks to populate its own app store
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Inviting Play Store developers to sign up

Huawei is inviting Google Play Store developers to publish their apps on its own AppGallery app store after Google locked Huawei out of its Android updates.

Apple tries to defend itself against antitrust app store allegations
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Accidently reveals how much control it has and how difficult it is to compete

Fruity Cargo Cult Apple, which has previous form running an ebook cartel, is trying to defend itself against an antitrust lawsuit with huge implications and a formal EU investigation over its App Store antics.

Apple purges unsafe phone home apps
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Tuesday, 11 September 2018 11:27

Apple purges unsafe phone home apps


We thought that was the point of the App store?

Fruity cargo cult Apple is finally getting around to checking its app store for privacy stealing software.

Apple announces iOS 11, available this Fall
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Deep learning enhancements, P2P payments, more efficient storage and more

During the annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Apple announced IOS 11 for its mobile devices, complete with a new peer-to-peer payments service through iMessage, an updated Siri, a dedicated File browser, and the first major overhaul to the App Store in nine years.