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First Fortnite, now Facebook: Apple takes another jab over its app store

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

The jab from Facebook came as it rolled out a new set of tools for small businesses, including a "Paid Online Events" feature.
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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 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

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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 is calling Apple out so that "they can join us and end up waiving their fees."
Facebook's comments come a day after Epic Game announced it would be suing both Apple and Google for removing the "Fortnite" app from their stores after the gaming giant learned how to skirt their 30% commission fees.
Facebook, Apple, and Google - along with Amazon - remain at the...
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Facebook says Apple refused to waive 30% fee on new paid online events feature

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

Facebook on Friday took a shot at Apple, saying the company will only be able to pay small businesses a portion of sales from a new paid online events feature as a result of the iOS App Store's policies.
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NY transit workers created an underground 'man cave' in Grand Central to...

NY transit workers created an underground 'man cave' in Grand Central to 'get drunk and party,' MTA says

Summary List Placement Three New York transit workers built a secret underground 'man cave' where they would 'hang out and get drunk,' according to a report issued Thursday by... Read more ...

The Chase Freedom and Freedom Unlimited aren't just cash-back cards - here's...

The Chase Freedom and Freedom Unlimited aren't just cash-back cards - here's how you can turn their rewards into travel points

Summary List Placement When you earn use Chase cash-back cards like the Chase Freedom Flex℠or Chase Freedom Unlimited® you're actually earning Chase Ultimate Rewards points... Read more ...

The 7 biggest announcements Amazon made at its Echo event, from a mini drone...

The 7 biggest announcements Amazon made at its Echo event, from a mini drone that can fly around your home to a cloud gaming service

Summary List Placement Amazon held its usual fall product launch event on Thursday, where it introduced major updates across its Echo, Alexa, Fire TV, and Ring product lineups... Read more ...

'Alexa, I'm being pulled over:' Ring announces a new camera for the car that...

'Alexa, I'm being pulled over:' Ring announces a new camera for the car that can record police interactions

Summary List Placement Amazon-owned security camera maker Ring is launching a new device for the car that can monitor vehicles whether they're parked or in transit, marking the... Read more ...

Ring's new smart security products aim to protect your mailbox, car, and...

Ring's new smart security products aim to protect your mailbox, car, and home - here's everything you need to know about the 2020 Ring lineup

Summary List Placement Ring is set to release five new smart security products, the first of which, the Ring Mailbox Sensor, will be available for pre-order on October 8 for... Read more ...

LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman and his billions are disrupting the Democratic...

LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman and his billions are disrupting the Democratic Party

Summary List Placement Billionaires are pouring money into both sides of the 2020 election. Michael Bloomberg is raising millions to help felons in Florida vote. Home Depot... Read more ...

US new home sales surge to fastest pace since 2006 as housing market shines...

US new home sales surge to fastest pace since 2006 as housing market shines through pandemic

Summary List Placement Sales of new US homes accelerated by 4.8% to an annual rate of 1 million units in August, the Census Bureau reported Thursday. That pace is the highest... Read more ...

Olive Garden's Times Square restaurant is burning through $300,000 every...

Olive Garden's Times Square restaurant is burning through $300,000 every week, as New York City restaurants await the return of indoor dining

Summary List Placement Olive Garden's Times Square restaurant is burning through $300,000 every week, as New York City restaurants struggle to survive. Pre-pandemic, Olive... Read more ...

Here's the pitch deck chip design startup Nuvia, led by an Apple veteran...

Here's the pitch deck chip design startup Nuvia, led by an Apple veteran, used to raise $240 million as it navigates the industry shockwaves of the Nvidia/Arm merger

Summary List Placement Chip startups were once seen as risky investments. But the rapid growth of the cloud and the rise of AI changed that. These technologies sparked a need... Read more ...

A retired Air Force general who served as a senior military advisor to Trump...

A retired Air Force general who served as a senior military advisor to Trump just endorsed Biden for president

Summary List Placement Retired Air Force Gen. Paul Selva, who advised President Donald Trump as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is among nearly 500 former national... Read more ...