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Google Will Pay Apple $9 Billion to Remain the Default Search Engine for Safari
Sep29

Google Will Pay Apple $9 Billion to Remain the Default Search Engine for Safari

Google is a powerful search engine. To maintain its dominance, Google has to pay billions to make sure that it stays that way. In a report, Google is stated to be paying Apple $9 billion this year. The payment will ensure that Google will be the default search engine of Safari browser on iOS devices. And the amount will continue to grow. Analysts believe that the payment could lead to $12 billion next year. Last year, we reported that...

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Apple removes Infowars from the App Store for policy violation
Sep10

Apple removes Infowars from the App Store for policy violation

The Infowars app has been removed from the Apple Store for violating the store’s guidelines, Apple has confirmed. This is coming only a couple of days after Alex Jones was kicked out of Twitter—not the best of times for Jones to be honest. All attempts to search for the app on the Apple Store did not yield any result as at last Friday. Attempt to get Apple’s official position on the removal of the app from its store was not successful...

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Apple will require all apps in the App Store to have privacy policy
Aug31

Apple will require all apps in the App Store to have privacy policy

Apple’s hammer is about to come down heavily on apps that have no form of communication to users whatsoever about how their data is being used. The company posted the announcement to developers through the App Store Connect portal—the company said all apps, including ones still being tested will from October 3 be required to have a privacy policy. “Starting October 3, 2018, App Store Connect will require a privacy policy for all new...

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Apple chops off loads of gambling apps in China
Aug20

Apple chops off loads of gambling apps in China

Apple has descended heavily on thousands of gambling apps in China, The Walls Street Journal reports. As a matter of fact, the WSJ quotes as much as 25,000 apps were purged, which is also the figure quoted by Chinese-owned broadcaster CCTV. Confirming the development to TechCrunch, an Apple spokesperson said: “Gambling apps are illegal and not allowed on the App Store in China. We have already removed many apps and developers for...

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Apple working with Chinese carriers to cut down on iMessage spam
Aug13

Apple working with Chinese carriers to cut down on iMessage spam

Apple is doing everything within its power to sustain its working relationship with China as reports have emerged that the company is working with Chinese carriers to reduce spam on iMessage. According to Reuters, Apple is currently speaking with telecom firms in China cut down on the amount of spam received through iMessage. This is coming a couple of days after the company was accused of allowing illegal content on the messaging...

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Apple becomes first trillion dollar company in the US
Aug02

Apple becomes first trillion dollar company in the US

Of course, it was obvious from Apple’s latest Q3 earnings that the company was close to becoming the first trillion dollar company in the US. Then we had reported that Apple only needed a 7 percent rise in stock to hit the magic figure, with current overall worth put at $935.3 billion. Finally on Thursday the company achieved the remarkable feat after it reached a $1 trillion market cap, per CNBC. By this achievement, the company...

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