Supreme Court Hearing Arguments Today That Will Decide The Future Of Apple’s And Other App Stores

On Apple’s iPhone, App Store is capitalized, both words. It is not a generic app repository, or marketplace, or alternative ways in which one adds an app to the phone. No. App Store is specific, singular. It is so much the case that Apple has actually tried to sue to keep other app stores from calling themselves App Store. Today, […]

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Netflix App Revenue Soared 90% in Q2, Pulling In an Estimated $244 Million

Netflix has dramatically upped its revenue haul through smartphones. For the third quarter in a row, the streamer had the No. 1 grossing non-game mobile app worldwide in Q3 2018, generating around $243.7 million across both Apple’s App Store and Google Play, according to research firm Sensor Tower. That’s up about 90% year over year, from Netflix’s gross of approximately $128.4 […]

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Netflix Disables Signup Through Apple’s App Store in Broad iOS App Test

Netflix is currently running a test of its iOS app in more than 30 countries that doesn’t allow users to pay for the service through Apple’s App Store billing system — which would let the company avoid paying the Apple “tax” on subscriptions. “We are constantly innovating and testing new signup approaches on different platforms to better understand what our […]

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