iOS 17.5 Beta 2 Enables Downloading iPhone Apps Directly From Websites in the EU

Apple has just released the iOS 17.5 Beta 2, which enables the distribution of iPhone apps via the web in the EU.
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Microsoft Escalates its War Against Default Browser Workarounds (Premium)

Microsoft’s response to the EU’s Digital Markets Act (DMA) has been nothing short of astonishing. In sharp contrast to Apple’s belligerent non-compliance, the software giant has seemingly acquiesced to the rule of law, is changing Windows to meet its r… Continue reading Microsoft Escalates its War Against Default Browser Workarounds (Premium)

EU Targets Apple, Others for DMA Compliance Violations

The European Commission (EC) is moving swiftly to address Digital Markets Act (DMA) compliance violations that it says are at odds with the letter of the law.
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EU Commission is Investigating Possible DMA Violations From Apple, Google and Meta

The European Commission announced today the launch of several investigations to determine whether Apple, Google, and Meta still fail to comply with the Digital Markets Act.
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EU Competition Chief Suggests Apple’s Core Technology Fee May Not Be DMA Compliant

EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager said yesterday that the fee structure in Apple’s new developer terms for the EU is something that the Commission could be investigating.
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Meta May Offer Cheaper Ad-Free Experience on its Platforms to Avoid EU Scrutiny

Meta is ready to slash the price of its ads-free experience for Instagram and Facebook in the EU by almost half to comply with the EU’s DMA.
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