Driving app and career growth with Google Play Academy’s Store Listing Certificate

Posted by Eric McCleve, Google Play Academy Programs Lead At Google Play, our goal is to help developers and marketers reach and resonate with over 2 Billion users who visit our platform every month looking for high quality content and services. Having a great store listing experience can be a huge benefit in helping achieve … Read more

Apple Has Until December 9 to Make Substantial App Store Changes

Yesterday, U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers denied Apple’s request to delay the changes. In September, the judge ruled that Apple must allow U.S. developers to direct customers to other payment options besides Apple’s in-app purchase system. That will allows developers to provide another way of paying for an in-app purchase. As you probably know, … Read more

Judge denies Apple’s request to delay App Store changes.

A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that Apple could not delay making changes to its App Store, a move that could soon allow app developers to directly communicate with customers about ways to pay for services outside Apple’s ecosystem. Calling Apple’s request for a delay “fundamentally flawed,” Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers of U.S. District Court … Read more

Driving app and career growth with Google Play Academy’s Store Listing Certificate

Posted by Eric McCleve, Google Play Academy Programs Lead At Google Play, our goal is to help developers and marketers reach and resonate with over 2 Billion users who visit our platform every month looking for high quality content and services. Having a great store listing experience can be a huge benefit in helping achieve … Read more

Google to Lower Its App Store Fees for Developers to 15%

Google said it planned to lower the cut it takes on subscription-based apps in its Play Store for devices running its Android software, in the latest concession to regulatory pressure challenging whether the company has overcharged developers. In a blog post on Thursday, Google said it would reduce its commissions on subscriptions for apps that … Read more

Apple Appeals App Store Ruling in Fight With Epic Games

Apple asked a federal appeals court on Friday to throw out a legal decision that would require the tech giant to tweak its strict App Store rules and force it to allow app developers to inform customers of ways to pay for subscriptions and services outside the App Store. The September verdict followed a yearlong … Read more

What’s happening with the App Store in-app payment fees

Apple’s recent announcement concerning its fees over in-app transactions made big news. Indeed, the 30% fee collected by Apple on every in-app purchase is something every developer is well aware of (and most of them are pushing against it). The Cupertino firm is announcing changes to this policy, amongst other smaller shifts. Amid several antitrust … Read more