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Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Fleksy announces its team is joining Pinterest, its keyboard app will remain in App Store, and it plans to open source some of its technology for the blind   —  Pinterest announced today that it has acquired the team behind the smart keyboard app Fleksy.  The visual search engine company is not picking up the technology.
Jun 15, 2016, 2:00 PMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
Apple says apps submitted to App Store must enforce App Transport Security by Jan. 1, 2017   —  During a security presentation at Apple's Worldwide Developers' Conference, the company revealed the deadline for all apps in its App Store to switch on an important security feature called App Transport Security — January 1, 2017.
Jun 15, 2016, 12:20 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Apple unbundles its native apps like Mail, Maps, Music and more, puts them in the App Store   —  Apple today has made a big change to its suite of native applications for iOS devices, like Mail, Stocks, Compass, Calculator, Watch, Weather and others: it's now making these available as standalone downloads in the iTunes App Store.
Jun 13, 2016, 4:25 PMIn context
Jordan Golson / The Verge:
Apple's App Store now has over 2M apps, 130B downloads total since 2008, and developers have been paid almost $50B   —  Apple announced today that it has two million apps available on the App Store.  Those apps have been downloaded 130 billion times since the App Store launched in 2008 …
Jun 13, 2016, 1:20 PMIn context
The Verge:
Live blog of Apple's WWDC 2016 keynote address   —  Hey there!  We expect things to kick off at around 10am PT on Monday.  Stay tuned!  In the meantime, here is what we are expecting Apple to announce at WWDC 2016.  And Apple also jumped the gun an announced some major changes to the App Store …
Jun 13, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Moments now #1 in App Store after Facebook warns users it will delete Synced photos on July 7   —  Facebook is continuing its heavy-handed push to get users to install its private photo-sharing app Moments.  The company's latest move - warning people some of their photos will be deleted …
Jun 10, 2016, 9:40 PMIn context
Glenn Fleishman / Macworld:
Apple confirms that any app, not just content and services, may qualify for subscriptions, but apps will need to “make sense” by providing “ongoing value”   —  While any app has the potential to offer subscriptions under Apple's new guidelines, most apps can't take real advantage.
Jun 10, 2016, 3:00 PMIn context
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
New App Store policies are unclear as to whether apps that don't offer content or services qualify for subscriptions   —  From Lauren Goode's interview with Phil Schiller for The Verge, specifically regarding the new 85/15 revenue split after the first year of a subscription (italic emphasis mine):
Jun 9, 2016, 12:55 AMIn context
Mark Bergen / Recode:
Sources: Google Play is testing an 85/15 app revenue sharing model for all subscriptions   —  Unlike Apple, the Play Store split would take effect immediately.  —  On Wednesday, Apple detailed major shake-ups coming to its powerful app store.  Those include a new revenue sharing model …
Jun 8, 2016, 5:36 PMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Apple to debut paid App Store search ads at WWDC, offer developers a 85/15 revenue split for in-app subscriptions for users subscribed for over a year   —  Apple's annual conference for developers, which kicks off next Monday, is normally when the company previews its newest software for iOS …
Jun 8, 2016, 1:26 PMIn context

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