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Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
Apple removing VPN-based ad blockers for third-party apps from the App Store, rejects AdBlock iOS update, says only Safari content blockers are allowed   —  Update: When reached for clarification, Apple said “This is not a new guideline.  We have never allowed apps on the App Store …
Jul 16, 2017, 12:35 AMIn context
Bill Ready / PayPal:
PayPal added as a payment option on iTunes, App Store, iBooks, and Apple Music in Canada and Mexico, with roll-out in US and other countries soon   —  Starting today in Canada and Mexico, and rolling out in other countries including the US soon after, PayPal customers will be able to pay for App Store …
Jul 12, 2017, 7:50 AMIn context
Ron Miller / TechCrunch:
Cloudflare launches an app development platform, Cloudflare Apps, and announces $100M Cloudflare Development Fund for startups   —  Cloudflare launched a brand new app development platform today called Cloudflare Apps, and announced the $100 million Cloudflare Developer Fund, started by its investors to back some of the better ideas.
Jun 27, 2017, 9:45 AMIn context
Josh Horwitz / Quartz:
Strict enforcement of App Store's in-app tipping policy in China could hurt Apple's ties with Tencent or cause Beijing to intervene to protect Chinese firms   —  Apple has a tip for China—all online tips must go through Apple before they go anywhere else.  —  This past week the hardware giant unveiled …
Jun 11, 2017, 9:45 PMIn context
Johnny Lin / Medium:
How scammers use deceptive security apps and abuse search ads in the App Store to trick users into expensive subscriptions   —  It's far easier than you think.  No luck or perseverance necessary.  —  At WWDC, Apple reported that they've paid out $70 billion to developers, with 30% of that ($21 billion!) in the last year.
Jun 10, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Updated App Store guidelines classify voluntary tipping via virtual currency as an in-app purchase, making tipping subject to Apple's 30% cut   —  Apple has activated a new revenue stream that could foster communities of digital content creators around the world like those already thriving in China.
Jun 9, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
App Store now requires developers to use official API to request app ratings, disallows custom prompts   —  The App Review guidelines were updated this week to accommodate App Store policy changes and new rules for usage of frameworks introduced in iOS 11, like MusicKit.  —  One change is the addition of section 1.1.7.
Jun 9, 2017, 2:20 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Apple unveils redesigned App Store with new Today, Games, and Apps tabs; the Today page will feature App of the Day and Game of the Day picks   —  Apple's App Store is getting one of the biggest upgrades since its launch nine years ago, the company announced today at its Worldwide Developer Conference.
Jun 5, 2017, 4:35 PMIn context
Harrison Weber / VentureBeat:
Apple announces iOS 11 with redesigned App Store and Messages app drawer, Siri synced across devices, single page control center, Airplay 2, Maps updates, more   —  Apple's iOS is getting an update this fall.  Here's what's next for the second most popular mobile OS.
Jun 5, 2017, 2:26 PMIn context
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Apple says it has paid developers over $70B since the App Store launched in 2008, and that downloads are up 70% YoY   —  Ahead of its developer conference next week, Apple has announced that all-time earnings from App Store developers have topped $70 billion.
Jun 1, 2017, 8:40 AMIn context

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