Apple’s App Store Concessions Do Not Address Top Concerns for Regulators and Lawmakers: A Review

In the space of a week, Apple has made two sets of changes to the App Store rules, which are the subject of lawsuits, regulatory investigations and legislation around the world, but the adjustments don’t address the biggest concerns raised. Lawmakers and regulators are considering dismantling the App Store business model, a result that could … Read more

Apple Relaxes App Store Payment Rules for Netflix and Others Doing Japan

Apple said on Wednesday it would relax its App Store rules that have banned companies like Netflix from providing customers with a link to create a paid account to bypass Apple’s in-app purchase commissions. It is the second award to regulators and businesses in less than a week as the iPhone maker faces legal, regulatory … Read more

Fortnite celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. with in-game interactive museum experience

Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his historic “I Have a Dream” speech at the Lincoln Memorial during March 1963 in Washington. Nearly 60 years later, the full address has now become part of Fortnite’s virtual world. The popular multiplayer game included the full speech as part of a virtual event called “March Through Time” to … Read more

Apple closes App Store deal with small developers while waiting for Fortnite’s decision

Apple agreed on Thursday to ease App Store restrictions on small developers, settling in a class-action lawsuit while the iPhone maker awaits a decision by the same judge in a separate App Store dispute brought by the developer behind Fortnite . The settlement includes changes to the way all developers can communicate with customers, an … Read more