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Apple accepted Amazon’s request to boot an app that spots fake reviews from the App Store. Its owner has accused Amazon of bullying.

Apple on Friday removed the app Fakespot from its App Store at Amazon's request. Amazon complained Fakespot misled customers, broke App Store rules, and posed a security risk. Fakespot's CEO said he was shocked by the turn of events. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong reveals plans for a crypto App Store inspired by Apple

Coinbase Coinbase's CEO disclosed plans on Tuesday to launch a crypto App Store that offers third-party apps. The idea was influenced by Apple's approach to building an app ecosystem of developers, he suggested. The crypto exchange's cofounder didn't provide a timeline for the launch of the planned app store. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Coinbase plans to launch a crypto app store to offer decentralized apps built by outside software developers, the company's CEO Brian Armstrong has said, in a project seemingly inspired by Apple's storefront.In a blog post published Tuesday, Armstrong said Coinbase's goal is to allow any app built on decentralized crypto digital infrastructure to be accessible to the crypto exchange's users, by integra...
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Microsoft just took a direct shot at Apple’s controversial App Store policy with Windows 11

Microsoft unveiled the next version of its major operating system, Windows 11, on Thursday morning. Part of that event was a not-so-thinly veiled shot at Apple. Going forward, app and game makers with their own payment systems can skip using Microsoft's system. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Countries affected by the rise in prices of the App Store | Digital Trends Spanish

The rise in taxes or adjustments in the exchange rate are some of the causes that explain the rise in prices of the App Store, Apple's application store. The increase, which will materialize in the coming days, will affect both the purchase prices of applications and the transactions carried out within each app, detailed the company. The measure excludes auto-renewing subscriptions. The increase will affect Brazil, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Russia, South Africa, Albania and Iceland, the Cupertino-based company said. Pixabay According to table of new values revealed by the company through the website aimed at developers, the new minimum price for Brazil will be 4.90 reais, while in Colombia it will reach 4,900 Colombian pesos. In any case, the company did not elaborate on the prec...
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What is the Coalition against Apple and who is it? Digital Trends Spanish

2020 has been a messy year for Apple. He has had to face questions from multiple fronts, such as regulators, developers and the competition, but all with a common denominator: the practices of the App Store, the application store of Tim Cook's firm. At the end of September 2020, a group of companies led by the Epic Games studio, the same one that is waging a battle against the company to enable an alternative payment system to the Sore App, announced the Coalition for App Fairness o Collation for Fairness of Applications. The group warns that Apple has "almost total control over the mobile ecosystem and the applications that consumers use", but that "after almost a decade without supervision, regulation or fair competition, it is time for Apple to account." "We believe...
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Racial diversity in emojis: Apple sued for infringement | Digital Trends Spanish

Apple faces a lawsuit for copyright infringement, which was filed this Friday, September 18 by Cub Club Investment (CCI), according to what was reported by Bloomberg. CCI is run by African-American businesswoman Katrina Parrot, who accuses the tech giant of appropriating an idea of ​​hers that sought to highlight racial diversity in popular emojis. The lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas and alleged "trade dress infringement, unfair competition, misappropriation, and unfair enrichment" by Apple. In 2013, Parrott and his team developed the iDiversicons Emoji app in Texas that allowed users to choose from five skin tones. She had cataloged it as "the world's first diverse emoji", which was protected by copyright. That ...
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What was missing: Apple announces price hike in App Store | Digital Trends Spanish

Apple announced a series of price changes starting in September 2020 for applications and services offered in its App Store, in response to tax changes implemented in some countries. "When taxes or exchange rates change, we sometimes need to update prices in the App Store," the company reported in a post on your blog. The measure will apply to the prices of applications and purchases made through them, but will exclude automatically renewable subscriptions, Apple added. The Cupertino firm reported that tax changes, fundamentally associated with the implementation of the value added tax (VAT) for digital services, affect the following countries: Chile: 19% VAT. Mexico: 16% VAT. Saudi Arabia: VAT increase from 5% to 15%. Turkey: new tax on digital services of 7.5% (in ad...
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Hard cross between Apple and Facebook due to App Store tax | Digital Trends Spanish

Apple forced Facebook to remove a message informing its users that they had to pay a 30 percent fee if they wanted to use a feature to buy event tickets online through the App Store. By announcing its role to buy event tickets online, Facebook committed to a zero-fee policy, with the goal that small businesses and creators can keep 100 percent of the revenue they generate. For users who bought through iOS, the social network planned to identify transactions with the following message: "Apple takes 30% of this purchase", due to the mandatory charge for purchases through the Apple application. On Android, the message just says: "Facebook does not charge a fee for this purchase." According Reuters, Apple refused to approve this action and forced Facebook to remove it so t...
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Apple removes the popular game Fortnite from the App Store | Digital Trends Spanish

An epic battle, not at all virtual, is being waged by Fortnite developer Epic Games against Google and Apple. This Thursday the firm of the apple removed Fortnite from the App Store after, hours before, the developer implemented its own payment system for the application, ignoring the standard rate of 30 percent charged by both Apple and Google, reported The Verge. The decision marks a significant escalation in the dispute between Epic and one of the world's most popular mobile app stores. And it comes at a particularly tense time for Apple, when the iPhone maker faces charges for antitrust practices and the rules it imposes on certain developers. Epic games Through a statement, Apple told The Verge that it plans to work with Epic to "resolve these transgressions," but...
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The iPhone already has its ‘super app’ and it is used for everything | Digital Trends Spanish

The Apple Watch vibrates gently and pulls me out of the typical dream that makes you open your eyes to not know what is real and what is figurative; sleepy, I unlock my iPhone and type a few lines on DayOne. It has already become a habit: to write down dreams, for no particular reason, just transfer them from the imaginary to the tangible of an app. And the mention of this application is not accidental: it has become one of those pieces so perfect that they are capable of retaining a user in an ecosystem and this has happened to me. My leaks to Android have always been truncated to a greater or lesser extent by the nostalgia of DayOne, and the superb news is that the application has taken a series of giant steps in its evolution with a latest version, the 5.0 That i...