• Apple hits back against Spotify's App Store ‘tax' complaint

    4 days ago - By The Verge

    Apple has fired back against Spotify in an unusual press release that argues the music streaming service “wants all the benefits of a free app without being free.” Spotify filed an antitrust complaint against Apple in Europe earlier this week , with CEO Daniel Ek arguing that App Store policies give Apple an “unfair advantage at every turn.” But Apple's statement makes the case that Spotify's claims are misleading.
    “The only contribution that Apple requires is for digital goods and services that are purchased inside the app using our secure in-app purchase system,” Apple's statement says...
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  • Apple says Spotify wants 'the benefits of a free app without being free'

    Apple says Spotify wants 'the benefits of a free app without being free'

    4 days ago - By Engadget

    Apple is firing back in response to Spotify's European Commission complaint. In a newsroom release, the company said that Spotify "seeks to keep all the benefits of the App Store ecosystem... without making any contributions to that marketplace...
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  • Apple says Spotify wants benefits of a free app without being free

    4 days ago - By Reuters

    Apple Inc said on Thursday Spotify wants all the benefits of a free app without being free, as the iPhone maker responded to the audio streaming service provider's complaint with European Union antitrust regulators.
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