Apple Slashes App Store Affiliate Commissions


Apple has stunned the wider development community with an emailed announcement that it has decided to slash commissions for App Store affiliates from 7 percent to 2.5 percent, starting May 1. The cuts apply to all apps and in-app content, Apple said. However, they do not apply to commissions for movies, music, books and TV, which will remain at 7 percent. The company will continue to pay commissions on Apple Music memberships as well. Both the extent of the cuts and the brief notice provided — they go into effect next week — are surprising.

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MasterCard to roll out Apple Pay support in Canada, Brazil and Asia in 2016, report says

Article Image A report on Monday suggests Apple Pay is on track to integrate wider availability in Canada, Brazil and parts of Asia with help from MasterCard, which will expand credit card support into those regions later this year.

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Apple Stores show off 3D Touch on iPhone 6s with interactive LCD display tables

Article Image To expose a wider audience to the new 3D Touch capabilities of iPhone 6s, Apple installed massive display tables outfitted with interactive screen surfaces at two flagship U.S. Apple Stores this week.

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Apple launches new ‘browse by category’ section to improve discovery

In an effort to bring a wider variety of apps to the attention of iDevice owners, and to help developers get their work discovered, Apple has launched a new ‘browse by category’ section for the iOS store featuring a bunch of curated app collections. 

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