Apple has agreed to let developers of iPhone apps email their users about cheaper ways to pay for digital subscriptions and media by circumventing a commission system that generates billions of dollars annually for the iPhone maker.
Fishers startup gamifies trading, targets historically Black colleges
Social media startup Stockteamup has partnered with the philanthropic arm of a hip-hop-inspired snack company to teach financial investing to Black communities.Read More
IBJ Podcast: Indy startup CarSnoop aims to change the way you buy your next car
Entrepreneur Cole Keesling talks with host Mason King about how he developed the idea for app, what it took to go from concept to product and the marketing push CarSnoop has underway.Read More
Groundbreaking well-being app targets Black women’s stressors
Entrepreneur Katara McCarty says the Exhale app she developed “speaks to the path of women of color.”Read More
Like never before, marketers are using your personal data to tailor their messages
Your smartphone, tablets, speakers and smart TVs are all acting as magnifying glasses for companies that pay billions of dollars to get an up-close and personal view of you.Read More
Boost is a phone app that sweeps up information about students’ class assignments and uses it to nag them (in a friendly way) to get stuff done on time.
The judge who will decide a case challenging Apple’s stranglehold on its iPhone app store indicated on Monday she would like to promote more competition but without dismantling a commission system that reaps billions of dollars for the technology powerhouse.
Epic Games, maker of the popular video game Fortnite, is trying to topple the so-called “walled garden” for iPhone and iPad apps that welcomes users and developers while keeping competition out.
Epic, the maker of Fortnite, has been having trouble proving its allegations that the iPhone maker’s 13-year-old app store has turned into an illegal monopoly.
Apple’s lucrative app store was alternately portrayed as a price-gouging monopoly and a hub of world-changing innovation during the preamble to a trial that may reshape the technological landscape.
On Monday, Apple faces one of its most serious legal threats in recent years: A trial that threatens to upend its iron control over its app store, which brings in billions of dollars each year while feeding more than 1.6 billion iPhones, iPads and other devices.
The new privacy feature, dubbed “App Tracking Transparency,” rolled out Monday as part of an update to the operating system powering the iPhone and iPad.
Indianapolis-based Plug aims to connect people professionally and socially through a single app and offer features no other network does. Co-founders Landon Price and Cesar Paz are as unique a pairing as their startup firm’s hyperlocal focus.
The digital platform makes it easier for residents to report and track interactions with police, and for the police to track, monitor and analyze interactions with residents.
The tech company markets an app designed to improve the safety, security and convenience of delivering items bought and sold on online marketplaces such as Facebook Marketplace and Craigslist.
Apple has faced ongoing scrutiny from government regulators and criticism from developers about the percentage of revenue it takes for App Store purchases.
During a rare Sunday hearing, the judge questioned whether TikTok had been given enough opportunity to defend itself before President Donald Trump issued an executive order last month barring the app from online stores.
Spotify and the makers of Fortnite and Tinder are taking on Apple and Google as part of a newly formed coalition calling for “fair treatment” in the way the tech giants run their app stores.
The decision outlined Thursday affects iOS 14, which is expected to be released as a free software upgrade to roughly a billion iPhone users later this month.
New Palestine entrepreneur Andrew Armour spent four years developing his app, Activate Fitness, and the launch of the innovative software this month comes as children are not in school and parents struggle to control how they use their extra free time.
Auto auction giant KAR Global’s bet on a phone app that facilitates dealer-to-dealer car sales has cost it a fortune over the past two years—so much so that KAR now is retooling its strategy for the fast-growing division.
Dating web sites are notorious for being clogged with questionable characters exhibiting bad online behavior. Aeyai Saengkeo is launching Good Apples Dating to address that problem.
LaToya Johnson launched AwayZone, which she describes as a kind of digital Green Book, in Indianapolis in late 2017. She already has commitments from dozens of corporations to pay for monthly subscriptions to be a part of the app and has a plan to boost revenue to $4.1 million by 2022.