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Apple will require developers to add privacy nutrition labels to apps
privacy

Apple will require developers to add privacy nutrition labels to apps

Labels will help iDevice users understand apps’ privacy practices before installation
6 Nov 2020
Fortnite creator sues Google and Apple over app store cut
Fortnite
Mobile

Fortnite creator sues Google and Apple over app store cut

Epic Games' battle over app stores' revenue slices continues
14 Aug 2020
Best iPhone apps for 2019
business apps

Best iPhone apps for 2019

Get the most out of the new range of iPhones with the top business, productivity and collaboration apps
17 Apr 2019
Apple pulls VPNs from the App Store
Software

Apple pulls VPNs from the App Store

Apple removes VPNs from the Chinese store, while Russia makes them illegal
31 Jul 2017
Apple raises App Store prices by 25% thanks to Brexit
Mobile

Apple raises App Store prices by 25% thanks to Brexit

App and in-app purchase prices rise in response to the weak pound
18 Jan 2017
Apple to take smaller revenue cut from ‘reliable’ apps
Mobile

Apple to take smaller revenue cut from ‘reliable’ apps

Apps of any kind will also be eligible to offer subscriptions soon
9 Jun 2016
7 Apple inventions that crashed and burned
Business strategy

7 Apple inventions that crashed and burned

Even Apple has some skeletons in its closet
2 Apr 2016
Apple App Store surpasses 25bn download milestone
iPad
Mobile

Apple App Store surpasses 25bn download milestone

As Apple prepares to introduce the iPad 3, the 25 billionth App Store application is downloaded.
6 Mar 2012
Researcher sends malicious app into Apple App Store
iPhone 4S
Security

Researcher sends malicious app into Apple App Store

Sneaking past Apple's App Store proves successful, but the researcher who discovers the flaw is thrown off the iOS developer programme.
8 Nov 2011
Apple loses App Store argument against Amazon
Court
Mobile

Apple loses App Store argument against Amazon

Apple may face an uphill struggle in maintaining its hold over the App Store trademark after losing a court battle with Amazon.
7 Jul 2011
Apple under fire for subscription share
Apple
public sector

Apple under fire for subscription share

Apple is criticised for the amount it takes from subscriptions sold within apps.
16 Feb 2011
App stores: A security time bomb?
Mobile malware
Security

App stores: A security time bomb?

With more and more app stores popping up, are we about to see a significant rise in threats within these virtual stores?
25 Jan 2011
Microsoft contests Apple App Store patent
App store
public sector

Microsoft contests Apple App Store patent

Microsoft believes the term 'app store' is too generic for Apple to have a trademark on it.
12 Jan 2011
Amazon opens up Appstore to Android developers
Amazon
Mobile

Amazon opens up Appstore to Android developers

Developers can start applying to create apps for the upcoming Amazon Appstore for Android.
5 Jan 2011
WikiLeaks app pulled from Apple store
Wikileaks
public sector

WikiLeaks app pulled from Apple store

Just days after its launch, a WikiLeaks app is no longer on Apple's App Store.
21 Dec 2010
Apple Mac App Store to open in January
Apple
public sector

Apple Mac App Store to open in January

Mac users do not have long to wait until the App Store comes to their computers.
17 Dec 2010
Apple approves Opera iPhone app
Opera iPhone App
Mobile

Apple approves Opera iPhone app

Despite many thinking Apple might block it, Opera Mini is the first major rival browser to arrive in the app store.
13 Apr 2010
Apple dominates mobile apps with 99 per cent share
mobile apps
Mobile

Apple dominates mobile apps with 99 per cent share

Gartner uncovers the size of the mobile app market, and it appears that Apple owns most of of it.
19 Jan 2010
Apple breaks three billion app downloads
Apple App Store
Mobile

Apple breaks three billion app downloads

In just 18 months Apple's App Store has had over three billion of its 115,000 apps downloaded.
6 Jan 2010
Android App Market reaches 20,000 app milestone
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Mobile

Android App Market reaches 20,000 app milestone

The Android Market has reached the 20,000 app milestone, although it's still got a long way to go to catch up with Apple's App Store.
16 Dec 2009
Thumbs up or down for the app approval process?
Applications
Business strategy

Thumbs up or down for the app approval process?

As our love for smartphones and addiction to apps grows, we take a look behind the scenes on how the companies go about approving apps for our consump…
12 Oct 2009
Apple's App Store celebrates two billion download milestone
Apple App Store
Mobile

Apple's App Store celebrates two billion download milestone

iPhone users are still visiting the Apple App Store in droves, having downloaded more than two billion applications to date.
28 Sep 2009
Official Wikipedia app heads to the iPhone
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Mobile

Official Wikipedia app heads to the iPhone

Wikipedia is the latest to jump on the iPhone app bandwagon by launching one of its own.
20 Aug 2009