Google has announced it is lowering its Play Store fees for subscriptions to 15%, and Media Experience apps to 10%.
South Korea is poised to become the first country to ban Apple and Google from locking developers into the use of their payment systems.
Apple is further loosing its App Store restrictions, allowing “reader” apps to have in-app links to a website for alternative payment methods.
South Korea has passed its “Anti-Google Law,” aimed at prohibiting Apple and Google from forcing developers to use their payment systems.
Apple has settled a class action lawsuit with developers and, in the process, agreed to major changes to how the App Store operates.
A bipartisan bill taking aim at Apple and Google app stores has been introduced in the US House, mirroring a similar one in the Senate.
A new bipartisan bill introduced in the Senate would drastically alter how Apple and Google operate their app stores.
Apple may receive the most heat for its opposition to sideloading apps, but even Google thinks the experience is “abysmal.”
Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives has weighed in on the Apple vs Epic court case, and he believes Apple will come out on top.