App Store Changes
Developers File Suit Against Apple for App Store Practices Following Recent Decision by U.S. Supreme Court
Two app developers have filed suit against Apple, Inc. over its App Store practices, following the recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in favor of consumers allowing a class action suit on similar issues to proceed. The case was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (San Jose). According…Read More
Are “Unethical” App Subscription Practices Ruining the App Store?
Tech Crunch and Forbes recently reported on a problem plaguing the App Store: unethical subscription practices. According to Tech Crunch, commonly utilized unethical practices include as follows: that the apps are too aggressive in obtaining subscriptions; that the apps offer little functionality without upgrading; the apps provide no transparency around how free trials work; and the…Read More
Apple Implements App Store Affiliate Commission and Pricing Changes
If your software business makes available an app in the Apple App Store, then you will want to make note of several business changes that Apple has just recently announced. The first change is that Apple has reduced the App Store affiliate commission from 7% to 2.5%, as was reported by Tech Crunch. An affiliate…Read More