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  • Some Publishers Unhappy With Apple News+ Launch and Lack of Help From Apple

    Some publishers who have joined Apple News+ are unhappy with the launch of the service and have shared details on some "early headaches" with media site Digiday. When encouraging publications to sign up, Apple promised design resources and templates for customizing content for the Apple News format, but as it turns out, Apple is shutting out some smaller publications and "playing favorites" with larger publishers. All participating publishers have been provided with an email address for...

    @macrumors
  • Apple adds 'Confirm Subscription' step to iOS app subscription purchases

    In what appears to be a bid to thwart "scammy" apps, Apple recently activated an extra confirmation step in iOS that requires users to physically interact with a pop-up notification before committing to the purchase of recurring app subscription.

    AppleInsider
  • Apple adds new ‘Confirm Subscription’ step for in-app subscription signups on iOS

    Seemingly in an effort to combat the ongoing problem of accidental App Store subscriptions, Apple has added an extra step to the subscription process in the App Store. Apple will now present users with a “Confirm Subscription” popup before finalizing the details. more

    9to5Mac
  • Apple will reportedly invest $500 million or more in its upcoming Apple Arcade subscription service (AAPL)

    Apple is reportedly willing to spend $500 million or more on Apple Arcade, a video game subscription service launching later this fall. According to the Financial Times, Apple has invested several million dollars in new games for Apple Arcade and is also offering developers incentives to make their titles exclusive to the platform. Apple has promised to offer more than 100 games with the Apple Arcade subscription. Pricing details for Apple Arcade aren't set yet, but analysts predict that Apple...

    Business Insider