app store

Google toughening enforcement of 30% revenue share with app developers
Google Android

Google toughening enforcement of 30% revenue share with app developers

Reports indicate the updates could come as soon as next week
25 Sep 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
Presidential campaign apps serve as data collection tools
business apps

Presidential campaign apps serve as data collection tools

Campaign apps give access to users’ contacts, approximate location, Bluetooth and more
23 Jun 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
BlackBerry to axe BBOS app store
Mobile

BlackBerry to axe BBOS app store

The company is shutting down its ancillary services, starting with BlackBerry Travel and Playbook
20 Dec 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
Apple appoints Jeff Williams as COO
Business strategy

Apple appoints Jeff Williams as COO

Phil Schiller’s responsibilities expand to include management of App Store across platforms
18 Dec 2015
Top 10 reasons Apple rejects apps
Mobile

Top 10 reasons Apple rejects apps

Developers get guidance on how the approval process works
2 Sep 2014
Apple will refund $32.5m to customers
Mobile

Apple will refund $32.5m to customers

Customers whose children inadvertently ran up huge bills with in-app purchases to get money back.
16 Jan 2014
Five years of app stores, and software has changed forever
business apps

Five years of app stores, and software has changed forever

Apple's pioneering App Store has changed the way consumers buy software. And businesses are following.
11 Jul 2013
Apple beefs up iCloud security
Apple iCloud
Security

Apple beefs up iCloud security

Two-step verification for Apple ID users on iCloud, App Store and iTunes.
22 Mar 2013
Gartner: 25% of enterprises will use corporate app stores
App store
Business strategy

Gartner: 25% of enterprises will use corporate app stores

Market watcher claims enterprise app stores will save companies money, as responsibility for procurement falls on users.
12 Feb 2013
Apple loses out to Amazon during first round of App Store
App store concept pic
Mobile

Apple loses out to Amazon during first round of App Store

Judge rules online retailer's use of "App Store" term does not constitute false advertising.
3 Jan 2013
Google Maps app set to return to Apple iOS devices?
Google
Mobile

Google Maps app set to return to Apple iOS devices?

Report in the Wall Street Journal suggests search giant's navigation app could soon be made available again to iOS users.
16 Nov 2012
Amazon hits out at Apple "app store" false advertising suit
App store concept pic
Mobile

Amazon hits out at Apple "app store" false advertising suit

Internet retailer claims "app store" term is widely used within the industry and cannot be copyrighted.
27 Sep 2012
Government reveals Cloudstore 2.0 facelift
Government g-could update
cloud computing

Government reveals Cloudstore 2.0 facelift

Government launches new version of its Cloudstore, allows public organisations to make direct purchases.
21 May 2012
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
Mobile app store revenues to near $37bn by 2015
apps
Mobile

Mobile app store revenues to near $37bn by 2015

Direct revenue from mobile app stores won't be far off $40 billion in a matter of years.
1 Jul 2011
Malicious Android app taps user contacts
Mobile threat
Security

Malicious Android app taps user contacts

Another malicious Android app is spotted - this time texting all user contacts and taking phone data.
4 Apr 2011
Microsoft and Telefonica form app developer partnership
Apps
business apps

Microsoft and Telefonica form app developer partnership

Developers will be able to take advantage of the combined services of Microsoft and Telefonica after the tech giants formed a new partnership.
28 Mar 2011
US regulators probe Apple's subscription service
Investigation
public sector

US regulators probe Apple's subscription service

Apple's new subscription system is proving to be fairly controversial.
18 Feb 2011