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App developers in EU can begin testing iOS apps for third-party marketplaces

App developers in EU can begin testing iOS apps for third-party marketplaces

February 12, 2024

Apple has recently announced its next move in response to the Digital Markets Act (DMA) issued by the EU. Apple is now opening Labs for developers to test their iOS…

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Phil Schiller explains how third-party app stores will put iPhone users at risk

Last week, Apple made a variety of announcements about changes coming to the App Store and iPhone in the European Union. Apple is making these changes because it has to…

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iPad users will miss out on third-party app stores, browser engines, and more

January 27, 2024

Yesterday, Apple announced some major changes to the App Store and the broader iPhone platform in the European Union, including support for alternative app marketplaces. There’s one piece of nuance…

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Apple’s third-party app store plan is a ‘shameless insult’ and ‘must not stand’, says Coalition for App Fairness

Apple announced its plan to comply with the Digital Markets Act (DMA) in Europe yesterday which will allow third-party app stores. However, the Coalition for App Fairness believes Apple’s approach…

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Apple’s third-party app store announcements guarantee the company will end up in court

January 26, 2024

Apple’s third-party app store announcements – in which the company set out the terms on which it will claim compliance with European antitrust law – was nothing if not confident….

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Apple says third-party app marketplace creators must have €1,000,000 ‘letter of credit’

Apple today officially announced support for third-party app stores in the European Union, as part of iOS 17.4. In a document on its website, Apple says that anyone looking to…

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Apple announces support for third-party iPhone app stores in the EU, coming with iOS 17.4

The first beta of iOS 17.4 is coming today, and it makes big changes to the iPhone, the App Store, and more in the European Union. Starting with iOS 17.4,…

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Apple to allow third-party default browsers and web engines on iPhone, but only in the EU

Apple is making major changes to how web browsers can operate on iPhone for customers in the EU. iOS 17.4 will introduce the ability to set your preferred default browser,…

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WhatsApp to support third-party chats due to EU regulations

As part of the European Union’s Digital Markets Act (DMA) antitrust legislation, big tech companies will be forced to change many of their services to comply with the new legislation….

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