Wednesday, 26 January 2022

Tag Archives: App Store

EU antitrust regulators to investigate Apple Pay, App Store

CALIFORNIA: Apple found itself the target of two EU antitrust investigations into its App Store and Apple Pay as regulators said its terms and conditions and restrictions may violate the bloc’s competition rules. The European Commission said one probe will look into the mandatory use of Apple’s proprietary in-app purchase ...

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TikTok crossed Facebook and Instagram

LONDON: Social media app TikTok has just crossed 1.5 billion downloads worldwide, becoming the third most downloaded non-gaming app in 2019. The report comes from SensorTower’s latest analysis, which shows that TikTok has overthrown Facebook and is now behind WhatsApp and Messenger in terms of total downloads. However, this only ...

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Apple cracks down on 3rd-party parental control apps

LONDON: Apple has always believed that parents should have tools to manage their children’s device usage. It’s the reason they created, and continue to develop, Screen Time. Other apps in the App Store, including Balance Screen Time by Moment Health and Verizon Smart Family, give parents the power to balance ...

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Apple announces debut of Microsoft Office in online App Store

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc. announced that Microsoft Office 365 is available for the first time on Mac App Store where Apple users can download directly the signature apps such as Word, PowerPoint and Excel that are popular in Microsoft Windows system. The debut of the Microsoft Office in Apple Store ...

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Apple Monitoring Infowars App For Content Violations

LONDON: Apple Inc said that an app belonging to popular conspiracy theorist Alex Jones remains in the company’s mobile App Store because it has not been found to be in violation of any content policies. The Infowars Official app has become the App Store’s third most-downloaded news app this week ...

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Apple buys London-based music-recognition app Shazam for $400M

LONDON: After we broke the story last week that Apple was acquiring London-based music and image recognition service Shazam, Apple confirmed the news today. It is purchasing the startup – one of earliest players in the world of mobile music – as part of its bigger ambitions in the music ...

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