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Apple’s ‘Big Assumption’ on App Store Fees Draws Judge’s Ire
Apple’s ‘Big Assumption’ on App Store Fees Draws Judge’s Ire
May 20, 2024  |  Apple

A federal judge is questioning Apple’s 27% fee on in-app purchases via outside payment platforms. U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers has been hearing evidence...

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Apple Accused of Limiting Russian Users’ Banking Options
Apple Accused of Limiting Russian Users’ Banking Options
April 04, 2024  |  Apple

Russia says the country’s Apple users don’t have full access to payments and banking services. As Reuters reported Thursday (April 4), Russia’s antitrust regulator, the Federal Antimonopoly Service...

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Apple Insists It Complies With EU’s Digital Markets Act
Apple Insists It Complies With EU’s Digital Markets Act
March 18, 2024  |  Apple

Apple is defending its practices under Europe’s newly adopted Digital Markets Act (DMA). At a hearing Monday (March 18), the tech giant said that it has followed...

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Report: Apple Removes Generative AI Apps From China App Store
Report: Apple Removes Generative AI Apps From China App Store
August 01, 2023  |  artificial intelligence

Apple has reportedly removed more than 100 generative artificial intelligence (AI) apps from its China app store. The move was made Tuesday (Aug. 1) and...

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Justice Department Steps Up Apple Antitrust Probe
Justice Department Steps Up Apple Antitrust Probe
February 15, 2023  |  ANTITRUST

A federal investigation targeting Apple is reportedly escalating amid a wave of corporate antitrust actions. While the U.S. Justice Department probe into the iPhone maker is a...

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Apple’s Surging Services Not Enough to Offset iPhone Weakness
Apple’s Surging Services Not Enough to Offset iPhone Weakness
February 02, 2023  |  Apple

Showing little immunity to macroeconomic headwinds crimping its hardware side, Apple services including payments and subscriptions showed strength in its fiscal 2023 first quarter. On...

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Europe New Battleground in Fight Against Platform Monopolies
Europe New Battleground in Fight Against Platform Monopolies
June 16, 2022  |  Big Tech

In Apple’s ongoing antitrust woes, the locus of the company’s legal concerns is increasingly moving from the U.S. to Europe as investigations by EU and...

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Google Gives In to Spotify on Payment Choice
Google Gives In to Spotify on Payment Choice
March 23, 2022  |  Payment Methods

Spotify has reached an agreement with Google to allow Android users to pay for the service through either Google Play Billing or Spotify’s payment system,...

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Apple’s Tim Cook Says Not All Monopolies Are Bad
Apple’s Tim Cook Says Not All Monopolies Are Bad
December 12, 2019  |  News

When is a monopoly not a threat? Maybe when you’re the monopoly. We make that statement a bit tongue in cheek, of course. The jury...

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