Apple store update dodges probe by Japan competition watchdog

Developers of reader-type apps to be able to include in-app link to their website for users to set up or manage account.

Apple store update dodges probe by Japan competition watchdog

US tech giant Apple on Thursday announced an App Store update as part of a deal dodging a probe by the Japan Fair Trade Commission.

Under the deal with the competition watchdog, developers’ reader-type apps – including such giants as Spotify, Netflix and Kindle – will be able provide a link to their website to help users set up or manage their account.

Before the change goes into effect in early 2022, Apple will update its guidelines, it said.

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