E-booksellers silent on eve of new app rules

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Thu, 30/06/2011 - 09:30 CNN reports that Amazon and Barnes & Noble are remaining tight-lipped on the eve of new app rules being introduced by Apple. Today, 30th June, is the deadline for app makers to get in compliance with Apple's strict new rules for in-app payment and subscription links. Under the new rules apps such as the Kindle app will have to remove any buy buttons that link to an external store via a web browser. Buy buttons can still be included, but only if customers are routed through Apple, which results in the giant electronics company taking a 30% cut. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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