Tech

Mark Zuckerberg said Apple ‘deserves scrutiny’ over its App Store rules, and praised Google for letting people download apps not on the Play Store

During an interview with Axios, Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Apple “deserves scrutiny” over how it runs its App Store. He said Apple’s control over what apps can get onto its devices should make people question “whether that is enabling as robust of a competitive dynamic.” Zuckerberg praised Google for […]
Mark Zuckerberg said Apple ‘deserves scrutiny’ over its App Store rules, and praised Google for letting people download apps not on the Play Store
Tech

Facebook is calling Apple out for refusing to reduce its 30% App Store fee for a new Facebook feature that could help small-business owners during the pandemic

Facebook said Apple refused to reduce its App Store fee for the social network’s new paid feature that could help small-business owners during the pandemic. Facebook executive Fidji Simo also told Bloomberg that the social-media giant was calling Apple out so that “they can join us and end up waiving […]
Facebook is calling Apple out for refusing to reduce its 30% App Store fee for a new Facebook feature that could help small-business owners during the pandemic
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‘Fortnite’s’ Epic Games learned how to evade Apple’s 30% rate before it got kicked off the App Store. Here’s why developers have long been concerned by the fee.

Apple just yanked the “Fortnite” app from its store after Epic Games added an in-game direct payment option for players. The new option would mean that Epic Games could skirt Apple’s standard 30% commission that it says it charges all developers in the App Store for in-app purchases. Developers have […]
‘Fortnite’s’ Epic Games learned how to evade Apple’s 30% rate before it got kicked off the App Store. Here’s why developers have long been concerned by the fee.
Tech

Apple is reportedly rejecting all coronavirus-related apps unless they come from health organisations in an attempt to prevent the spread of misinformation

Apple is rejecting all coronavirus-related apps except those from official health organisations and governments, CNBC reported on Thursday. Apple is one of several tech companies seeking to combat misinformation on their platforms as the outbreak continues to spread. App Store reviewers told developers that apps offering medical information must come […]
Apple is reportedly rejecting all coronavirus-related apps unless they come from health organisations in an attempt to prevent the spread of misinformation
Tech

The 10 fastest-growing programming languages, according to Microsoft-owned GitHub

Every year, GitHub publishes a “State of the Octoverse” report tracking the most popular languages and projects on the site. While established languages like JavaScript and Java generally dominate the most-popular lists, GitHub also tracks the languages and frameworks whose usage is growing fast. The fastest-growing language, Dart, was developed […]
The 10 fastest-growing programming languages, according to Microsoft-owned GitHub
Tech

Lambda School is Silicon Valley’s big bet on reinventing education and making student debt obsolete. But students say it’s a ‘cult’ and they would have been better off learning on their own.

Some of Silicon Valley’s best and brightest believe that Lambda School is a new model for vocational education that could make student debt obsolete. The big innovation: Rather than paying up-front for tuition to its 9-month coding bootcamp program, Lambda School asks most students to sign income sharing agreements – […]
Lambda School is Silicon Valley’s big bet on reinventing education and making student debt obsolete. But students say it’s a ‘cult’ and they would have been better off learning on their own.
Strategy

13 six-figure jobs for people who value stability and career growth

For college students looking for a career path, Glassdoor has a list of six-figure jobs that will have plenty of openings in the future. These jobs also allow employees to grow within the role. Physician assistants, for instance, have 10,000 career openings on Glassdoor, and also make more than $US100,000 […]
13 six-figure jobs for people who value stability and career growth
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