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Apple will let some apps guide users to websites to make payments, bypassing Apple’s cut

Tim Cook, Apple Inc.'s chief executive officer, spoke at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California on Monday, June 4, 2018.
Apple and Google must allow developers to use other payment systems, new Korean law declares
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Apple and Google must allow developers to use other payment systems, new Korean law declares

According to The Wall Street Journal, South Korea passed a bill to stop major platform owners such as Google and Apple from limiting app developers'
Samsung Galaxy Watch Gets Walkie-Talkie App Similar to Apple Watch Feature
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Samsung Galaxy Watch Gets Walkie-Talkie App Similar to Apple Watch Feature

Three years after Apple introduced walkie-talkie functionality to the Apple Watch, Samsung released a similar app on the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic and
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Ikea pilots U.S. furniture buyback and resale program as it eyes a nationwide launch

A SouthBay Pavilion store for Ikea was opened in Carson, California, USA, Wednesday, April 21st, 2021. Ikea will be piloting a furniture buyback
Startup Raises $100 Million to Store Energy in Giant Hanging Bricks
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Startup Raises $100 Million to Store Energy in Giant Hanging Bricks

This company uses gravity and bricks to make giant batteries. Another Brick in the Wall A bold startup secured significant funding to fund its
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Google reportedly offered Netflix a special discount on Play Store fees

Google has been accused in several instances of favoritism when it comes to Android app developers. According to The Verge, a new consumer lawsuit
Google allegedly offered Netflix a break on the usual Play Store commission
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Google allegedly offered Netflix a break on the usual Play Store commission

A lawsuit was filed by several state attorneys general against Google and its Play Store. It echoes the Epic vs. Apple fight. A new document
African Mountain Forests Store More Carbon Than We Thought But They're Vanishing Fast
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African Mountain Forests Store More Carbon Than We Thought But They're Vanishing Fast

Although the attention given to the Amazon rainforest and the jungles in southeast Asia receives less than the tropical forests of Africa, it
The App Store is too big to change
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The App Store is too big to change

Apple announced a $100 million settlement to small app developers that sued it this week. The App Store is too large and dependent on in-app
Best smart video doorbells that store locally (not in the cloud) 2021
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Best smart video doorbells that store locally (not in the cloud) 2021

The Best Smart Video Doorbells that Are Locally Available Android Central 2021 You might be considering a smart doorbell or smart video camera even