Apple is not a stranger to any sort of legal action against it. And that, unfortunately, includes class-action lawsuits brought against it by its own customers. That usually happens when it comes to some kind of perceived issues with Apple's business practices and/or hardware issues with its devices. Which is the case this time around as well.
Apple and Google are no longer allowed to force developers to exclusively use their own payment system (and consequentially be subjected to service fees), at least in South Korea.
There are many app developers out there in the wild that are more than happy to work with Apple, and work within Apple's App Store ecosystem and rules. Even some big companies. However, there are some developers who have run afoul of Apple's review process for apps in one way or another, or take umbrage with the digital storefront's rules. For Kosta Eleftheriou, it's a bit of both.
A German antitrust watchdog has launched an investigation into Apple's business practices in the country, including whether the Cupertino giant has exploited its market dominance.
Epic Games isn't the only company suing Apple over the terms of doing business on the App Store as Apple now faces a potentially costly class-action lawsuit over the App Store fees.
Earlier this week, we reported on Apple's filing of its own expert testimony in its legal battle with Epic Games. And now it's Epic's turn to weigh in.
With so much of the content we watch being from digital platforms, it can be sometimes easy to forget that that content might not always be available to us. And not just because we don't have it installed or because we don't have an internet connection. But rights holders and regional rules might block content -- even after we buy it, making it impossible to watch.
A mobile app developer is taking Apple to court over the power it wields over the App Store, alleging the company is pocketing a lot of money at the expense of small developers.
Facebook, a privacy-last company, is reportedly preparing to sue Apple, a privacy-first company, over the App Tracking Transparency feature that's coming in the spring.
Altroconsumo is an Italian consumer association focused on consumer's rights, and it's not happy with Apple. The organization has filed a lawsuit in Italy over what it's describing as "planned obsolescence".
An appellate court has sentenced Samsung's billionaire executive Lee Jae-yong to jail time on bribery charges, leaving a signifcant leadership vacuum at the top of the vast conglomerate.