Tech, Apple

AFP: EU hits Apple with €1.8 billion fine for not allowing streaming services to mention subscription options outside Apple

The fine came thanks to a complaint by major streaming company Spotify.

Apple and Spotify. (Photo: nikkimeel/Shutterstock)

The European Commission imposed a €1.8 billion fine on Apple for denying apps using their services the ability to inform their users of other, possibly cheaper music subscription options outside Apple.

The fine came thanks to a complaint by major streaming company Spotify.

Apple responded to the decision by saying that while it respects the European Commission, it does not believe the facts warrant the fine and that they will be appealing.


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The Eurovision's "unusual" message following threats to Israeli singer

The European Broadcasting Union issued an official statement that strongly condemned threats against Israeli singer Eden Golan: "We call on everyone to engage in a respectful and constructive dialogue," it read.

Rinat Kramer Jablinowitz, JFeed Staff | 10.04.24

Israel-Gaza War, Cyberterror

Report: 800 cyber attacks stopped or contained between October 7 and end of 2023

The National Cyber Directorate also noted a move from propaganda efforts to disruption attacks on Israel's infrastructure, with a focus on digital service providers.

Avi Woolf | 31.03.24

EU, Judea and Samaria

European Union to impose sanctions on Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria

The European Union's foreign ministers agreed to impose sanctions on Israeli citizens in Judea and Samaria who they claim, "harass and practice violence against Palestinians." The decision joins similar moves by the US, UK and France.

Uriel Be'eri, JFeed Staff | 19.03.24

Israel-Gaza War, Humanitarian Aid

Foreign Minister Katz blasts EU FM for claiming Israel uses hunger as a weapon

In a tweet posted on X/Twitter, Foreign Minister Katz said that Israel provides extensive humanitarian aid, Minister Fontelles should stop attacking Israel and recognize its right to self-defense against Hamas.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 18.03.24

Social Media, Tech, Content Creation

Deloitte Forecast for Online Media in 2024: More Fragmentation, Experimentation

The international professional services network issued a 2023 report on the changes the worlds of gaming, social media, and content creation have undergone over the past year, and what we can expect for the future.

Avi Woolf | 25.01.24

Netflix, Streaming, Advertisements

AP: Netflix Registers Continued Subscriber Growth in Fourth Quarter of 2023

The streaming giant has now registered three consecutive quarters of subscription growth, driven by low cost plans containing advertisements and crackdowns of multiple use of subscriptions.

Avi Woolf | 24.01.24

Tech, Smartphones

Apple Overtakes Samsung in Smartphone Deliveries in 2023

The iPhone giant officially overtook the maker of Galaxy phones in smartphone deliveries in 2023, in what is otherwise considered to be the worst year in a decade for smartphone sales.

Avi Woolf | 16.01.24

Blind Smartphone Camera Test 2024

MKBHD's 2024 Blind Smartphone Camera Test: Unveiling the Ultimate Shooters!

Renowned tech reviewer MKBHD has just dropped his latest YouTube video, featuring the much-anticipated 2024 Smartphone Camera Blind Test.

Abraham Gutman | 09.01.24

Israel-Gaza War

French National Assembly President: Here to Stress Israel's Right to Self-Defense

The Assembly President toured the scenes of the massacres in Be'eri and Re'im with Knesset Chairman MK Amir Ohana.

Bentzi Rubin, JFeed Staff | 23.10.23

Competition with the App Store

A threat to Apple: this is the store that will compete with the App Store

In anticipation of the enforcement of the law that will require Apple to open its "closed garden" and allow the installation of applications through external stores, the company SetApp announced the planning of the first application store that will compete with and challenge the App Store

Yehuda Klein, Srugim News | 17.08.23

Overture's New Mapping Initiative

The war over the map: the tech giants threaten Google Maps

A new venture by the tech giants to create mapping data to be used by developers of navigation apps is a threat to Google and Apple's map services that charge a fee for the use of their data

Yehuda Klein, Srugim News | 01.08.23