TechCrunch: App revenue tops $39 billion in first half of 2019, up 15% from first half of last year

App store spending is continuing to grow, although not as quickly as in years past. According to a new report from Sensor Tower, the iOS App Store and Google Play combined brought in $39.7 billion in worldwide app revenue in…

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Mashable: New iOS 13 feature helps you purge unwanted app subscriptions

An iOS 13 update will make it easier to ditch app subscriptions. Image: Stuart C. Wilson/ / Getty Images By Karissa Bell2019-06-18 22:36:42 UTC A new iOS 13 feature could address one of the most annoying aspects of the App…

TechCrunch: The EU will reportedly investigate Apple following anti-competition complaint from Spotify

The spat between Spotify and Apple is going to be the focus on a new investigation from the EU, according to a report from the FT. The paper reported today that the European Commission (EC), the EU’s regulatory body, plans…

TechCrunch: Apple defends its takedown of some apps monitoring screen-time

Apple is defending its removal of certain parental control apps from the app store in a new statement. The company has come under fire for its removal of certain apps that were pitched as tools giving parents more control over…

Mashable: Apple shuts down screen limiting apps, but its own version is flawed

Controlling kids’ time spent on iPhones and iPads relies on Apple’s “Screen Time” tool.Image: Dina Rudick/The Boston Globe via Getty Images By Sasha Lekach2019-04-27 21:55:42 UTC With Apple’s iOS 12 arrival in September, iPhone users saw “Screen Time” features make…