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Traderie, a marketplace for in-game items, alerts users to data breach

In-game trading marketplace Traderie has alerted users to a data breach impacting their personal information, TechCrunch has learned. Traderie, owned by U.S.-based company Akrew, is a website that all

Epic Games asks Apple to reinstate Fortnite in South Korea after new law

Epic Games has asked Apple to rejoin its Fortnite developer account in South Korea as the U.S. game maker plans to re-release Fortnite on iOS in South Korea, offering both Epic and Apple payments side

Final vote delayed for Korea’s plan to ban Google and Apple in-app payment rules

As Apple and Google continue to face increasing scrutiny over the rules they set for how third-party apps in their app stores charge for services, a significant development in that story is going down

App Store Review guidelines hint that users will soon be able to gift in-app purchases, not just apps

Apple will allow iOS users to gift in-app purchases, not just paid apps, according to a change to the company’s App Store Review Guidelines spotted this week. This means developers may soon have

Amazon begins offering refunds for unauthorized in-app purchases

Were you one of the many parents surprised to find hundreds of dollars' worth of Smurfberries charged to your card a few years back? Amazon's lax in-app purchasing requirements let kids all over the c

There Is Real Fraud In The Underground Market For In-Game Virtual Goods

The recent announcement from Activision Blizzard to acquire King Digital Entertainment, maker of the hit game Candy Crush, for a staggering $5.9 billion is an acknowledgement of the promising (and pro

Apple Settles With FTC Over App Store In-App Purchases To Avoid “Distracting” Legal Fight

Apple has settled with the FTC over concerns about its in-app purchase system in iOS applications, according to a letter from Tim Cook to employees obtained by 9to5Mac. The FTC announced earlier that

Apple Adds In-App Purchase Notice To Free Apps With Paid Upgrades, Could Curb Accidental Spending

Apple has made a tweak to the way it shows that free apps that have in-app purchases, the Guardian noted today. The new notice appears under the price bar and the app icon in app listings on iTunes on