Apple is facing rage and insurrection from developers over the commission it charges apps on the App Store

Apple is facing rage and insurrection from developers over the commission it charges apps on the App Store

Apple is in a standoff with buzzy new subscription email service Hey on Tuesday over integrating in-app purchases into its iOS app and taking up to 30% commission on payments. The confrontation with Hey, which was created by Basecamp, erupted the same day the EU announced it would launch an antitrust investigation into this same

OKCupid adds Black Lives Matter badge and profile questions about racial inequality

OKCupid adds Black Lives Matter badge and profile questions about racial inequality

Image: okcupid By Anna Iovine2020-06-11 14:52:09 UTC On Thursday, OKCupid announced that it’s rolling out a #BlackLivesMatter badge in a dozen countries. Users can obtain the badge by answering yes to the question, “Do you want to support the #BlackLivesMatter movement by adding a badge to your profile?” Since badges won’t actually do anything to

Race Protests Are Forcing Dating Apps To Reconsider The Value Of Their ‘Ethnicity Filters’

Race Protests Are Forcing Dating Apps To Reconsider The Value Of Their ‘Ethnicity Filters’

(Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) LightRocket via Getty Images It was one of the most widely mocked—and, often, plainly condemned—features on Grindr, the gay dating app: an ability to filter matches by their race. With widespread protests across America and the country engaging in a painful discussion about race, Grindr now

Quibi, JetBlue and Others Gave Away Email Addresses, Report Says

Quibi, JetBlue and Others Gave Away Email Addresses, Report Says

Quibi, JetBlue and Others Gave Away Email Addresses, Report Says (variety.com) Posted by BeauHD on Thursday April 30, 2020 @08:20PM from the surprise-surprise dept. An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: Millions of people gave their email addresses to Quibi, JetBlue, Wish and other companies (Warning: source may be paywalled; alternative

Naked hypocrisy: How Professor Lockdown’s mistress was telling the public to stay at home

Naked hypocrisy: How Professor Lockdown’s mistress was telling the public to stay at home

Professor Neil Ferguson is a regular guest on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme. One such appearance was on March 30. It was the 7.50am slot, to be precise, when Prof Ferguson, not surprisingly, repeated the Government’s ‘stay-at-home’ message.How ironic – to put it mildly – this particular soundbite, on that particular morning, seems with hindsight.What