UK opens investigation into App Store monopoly complaints

Britain’s competition regulator said on Thursday it has opened an investigation into Apple Inc after complaints that the iPhone maker’s terms and conditions for app developers are unfair and anti-competitive. The Competition and Markets Authority said the investigation will consider whether Apple has a dominant position in the distribution of apps on Apple devices in… Read More UK opens investigation into App Store monopoly complaints

Apple to launch program to lower App Store fees for small developers

Apple Inc said on Wednesday it plans to start a program to lower its App Store commissions for software developers who make $1 million or less in proceeds each year from the store, but some of the company’s critics called the move “window dressing.” Apple takes a 30% cut of most purchases made on the… Read More Apple to launch program to lower App Store fees for small developers