TechLife News

APPS COST TOO MUCH? COURT ALLOWS SUIT ADDING TO APPLE’S WOES

Consumers can pursue a lawsuit complaining that iPhone apps cost too much, the Supreme Court ruled this week, adding to Apple’s woes that already include falling iPhone sales and a European investigation.

The lawsuit could have major implications for the tech giant’s handling of the more than 2 million apps in Apple’s App Store, where users get much of the software for their smartphones. While most of those apps are free to download, some impose fees for people to use the software and subscribe to the services.

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from TechLife News

TechLife News4 min readPolitics
Spy Used Ai-generated Face To Connect With Targets
Katie Jones sure seemed plugged into Washington’s political scene. The 30-something redhead boasted a job at a top think tank and a who’s-who network of pundits and experts, from the centrist Brookings Institution to the right-wing Heritage Foundatio
TechLife News1 min read
Airbnb To Recreate Trip From ‘Around The World In 80 Days’
A lucky few will be able to live the adventures of Phileas Fogg from Jules Verne’s classic “Around the World in 80 Days.” Hosted by Airbnb, a small number of guests will travel across 18 countries using eight modes of transportation, including a hot
TechLife News4 min readPolitics
Tech On Trial: House Mulls Antitrust Help For News Industry
Members of both parties suggested legislation may be necessary for the financially-struggling U.S. news industry as lawmakers began a bipartisan investigation into the market dominance of Silicon Valley companies. At a hearing of the House Judiciary