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Apple faces uncertain times as the Indian government declares its intention to implement a single charger policy for all mobile phones sold in India.
The two companies are reported to have removed as many as 5.92 lakh apps from their app stores in Q2 2022, this number has increased significantly — from 2.2 lakh apps — in the first quarter.
The plaintiffs have accused Apple of anti-competitive practices in allowing only one App Store for iOS devices, which gives it a monopoly in iOS app distribution.
The company may also unveil three new Apple Watches, including the Watch 8, a budget Watch SE model, and even a new Watch Extreme Edition.
The ‘Netflix tax’ introduced in 2015, looks to extend the city’s tax on tickets for recreational activities and concerts to digital entertainment platforms.
The growth was driven by the stupendous sale of iPhone 12 and 13 models. Nearly 1 million of the total shipped iPhones were ‘Make in India’ devices.
The company is facing similar charges in EU with regulators indication that the company abused its dominance in iOS devices and mobile wallets by refusing to give payment rivals access to its technology.
Apple is reported to be considering going slow on hiring by cutting its spending in 2023 but the company plans to launch four new iPhones and three new smartwatches this year.