U.S. judge dismisses Apple copyright claims against security bug startup Corellium

A federal judge in Florida on Tuesday dismissed Apple Inc’s copyright infringement claims against a Florida startup whose software helps security researchers find vulnerabilities in Apple products including the iPhone. U.S. District Judge Rodney Smith ruled in favor of Corellium LLC, saying its software emulating the iOS operating system that runs on the iPhone and… Read More U.S. judge dismisses Apple copyright claims against security bug startup Corellium

Facebook accuses Apple of anti-competitiveness over planned privacy changes

Facebook Inc accused rival Apple Inc of engaging in anticompetitive practices on Wednesday, firing another shot in a monthslong standoff between the two tech giants over Apple’s planned privacy changes for iOS14. “Apple is behaving anticompetitively by using their control of the App Store to benefit their bottom line at the expense of creators and… Read More Facebook accuses Apple of anti-competitiveness over planned privacy changes

Apple begins application of data privacy labels to apps

Apple Inc on Monday said it had begun the rollout of new labels about the privacy practices of apps for users to see before they are downloaded from its App Store. Apple announced the labels, which seek to quickly convey information about several categories of data collection and somewhat resemble the nutrition labels on food… Read More Apple begins application of data privacy labels to apps

Cydia files lawsuit against Apple over alleged monopoly of App Store

Apple Inc was sued on Thursday by the creator of a once-popular app store that accused the iPhone maker of illegally monopolizing software distribution on its own operating system. Cydia, which was created in 2008, said Apple has “illegally squashed all competition” for its App Store, depriving consumers of the ability to choose where to… Read More Cydia files lawsuit against Apple over alleged monopoly of App Store

EU digital chief invites tech giants to discuss rules that limit their powers

The European Union’s digital chief has invited companies including Alphabet, Apple, Amazon and Facebook to video talks next week to discuss draft rules to curb their powers, an EU official said on Thursday. Tech companies and online platforms have lobbied intensively to try to blunt the proposed regulatory rules, which the Internal Market Commissioner Thierry… Read More EU digital chief invites tech giants to discuss rules that limit their powers

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