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Apple Changes In-App Subscription Pricing

Apple has recently changed its guidelines on the pricing of In-App subscriptions through the App Store, but haven’t publicly commented on the recent change. The new changes include that there are no longer any requirements that a subscription be at the same price or less than it is offered outside an app, meaning that the app store can charge $10 for an app that costs $2 somewhere else.

Furthermore, there is no guideline about price, at all. App Store subscriptions were first introduced this past February, and the introduction of the service had opened the door to a wide range of in-app subscription services such as magazines and newspapers.

Apple Dominates 60% Of Touchscreen Supply

There have been many analysts that foresaw supply issues for Apple’s iPad 2 following Japan’s massive earthquake. To minimize the impact of shortages, Cupertino has been reported to aggressively secure components from overseas suppliers. An analyst of of Ticonderoga Securities, Brian White has said that Apple executives have contacted suppliers immediately after the Japanese quake and offered upfront cash payments to ensure an adequate supply.