Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

CrazyFlux.comCrazyFlux.com

Tech News

Microsoft says Apple’s new App Store rules are ‘a step in the wrong direction’

Apple Apps Photo Illustrations
Photo by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Apple’s new plan to comply with the European Union’s tech regulations has already drawn criticism from Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney and Spotify. Now Microsoft is weighing in with its own concerns, calling the App Store changes in the EU “a step in the wrong direction.”

Apple has proposed a new Core Technology Fee for apps that want to operate on third-party app stores in the EU. It will require developers using third-party app stores to pay €0.50 for each annual app install after 1 million downloads. Apple will also still take a 17 percent commission from the developers who choose to use third-party payment processors.

“Apple’s new policy is a step in the wrong direction,” says Xbox president Sarah Bond in a post on X. “We hope they…

Continue reading…

You May Also Like

Editor's Pick

Thomas A. Berry and Nathaniel Lawson Chief Justice John Marshall famously stated in Marbury v. Madison (1803) that “[i]t is emphatically the province and duty...

Editor's Pick

Travis Fisher The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is not a household name, but its impact on the daily lives of Americans is profound....

Editor's Pick

Patrick G. Eddington If government bureaucrats are internally describing the civil society organization you work for as “vexsome,” it’s a good sign you and your...

World News

Scott R. Sehon tries to be intellectually honest in his critique of capitalism and his endorsement of socialism, but David Gordon writes that Sehon...