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Apple now requires app subscriptions to show the full cost before signup | The Verge

Apple now requires app subscriptions to show the full cost before signup | The Verge

Apple updated its App Store guidelines last week to lay out clear rules for how developers should present in-app subscription options to users. The changes were spotted by 9to5Mac, and it appears Apple is trying to clear up a lot of the confusion that comes with downloading an app and signing up for a recurring […]

Apple in 2019 and the case of the expensive iPhone | Apple Insider

Apple in 2019 and the case of the expensive iPhone | Apple Insider

Perpetual motion machine Many analysts and various pundits seem to be concerned that Apple has increased the price of iPhones, and they’re again recommending the only solution they know —Apple has to slash pricing to induced demand for its products! This advice comes from the now standard practice of reading what people are saying in […]

Why your Uber fares and Airbnb rental fees are about to skyrocket | Daily Mail Online

Why your Uber fares and Airbnb rental fees are about to skyrocket | Daily Mail Online

Uber drivers and Airbnb hosts will no longer be able to dodge taxes on their earnings under a controversial new rule set to see a huge jump in prices for consumers. The federal government will enforce a compulsory reporting system to ensure the 11 million Australians signed up with sharing-economy platforms have no choice but […]

Apple (AAPL) Needs to Cut iPhone Prices in China, Says Analyst | TheStreet

Apple (AAPL) Needs to Cut iPhone Prices in China, Says Analyst | TheStreet

Apple Inc. (AAPL – Get Report)  can and should cut iPhone prices in China, according to Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives. “We expect more significant price cuts on XR over the coming months,” Ives said in a note out Monday morning, referring to the lowest-priced new iPhone. “Apple is facing a ‘code red’ situation in China and the […]

Indonesian Airlines Slash Fares After Outcry Over Holiday Surge | Bloomberg

Indonesian Airlines Slash Fares After Outcry Over Holiday Surge | Bloomberg

Indonesian airlines reduced air fares for some local routes by as much as 60 percent starting last week in response to a backlash over a surge in ticket prices during the peak holiday season. PT Garuda Indonesia, Lion Air and PT AirAsia Indonesia are among the carriers which cut prices from Jan. 11, the Indonesian […]

Apple Faces a Growing Backlash Against App Store Fees | TheStreet

Apple Faces a Growing Backlash Against App Store Fees | TheStreet

Just days ago, Apple (AAPL – Get Report) announced that the decade-old App Store, which hosts millions of apps and has raked in billions in revenue for Apple, broke a new record with its highest-ever single day sales number, generating $322 million in sales during the first 24 hours of 2019. Meanwhile, a growing number […]

Seat selection fees: United joins Delta and American with new charges | USA Today

Seat selection fees: United joins Delta and American with new charges | USA Today

There is nothing special about aisle seat 18D on Delta Air Lines Flight 2876 from Atlanta to New York. No extra legroom, free drinks or priority boarding. But try to reserve it for a January weekend getaway and a price tag pops up: $59.99. One way. On top of the ticket price. Seat 18D is an ordinary aisle seat on […]

IndiGo web check-in fee for seats not compulsory, airline says after backlash | The Statesman

IndiGo web check-in fee for seats not compulsory, airline says after backlash | The Statesman

A day after announcing that it was making web check-in a paid service, IndiGo, India’s largest airline operator by market share, made a slight change in its decision. The low-cost airline operator had on Sunday shocked customers with a notification stating that all seats selected via web check-in would be available against a payment. The […]

A Fifth of Private Colleges Report First-Year Discount Rate of 60 Percent, Moody’s Says | The Chronicle of Higher Education

A Fifth of Private Colleges Report First-Year Discount Rate of 60 Percent, Moody’s Says | The Chronicle of Higher Education

In general, the report says, small private colleges are discounting more than their larger peers are, partly because smaller colleges offer mostly undergraduate programming. The median discount rate will most likely continue to rise, the report predicts, to 39 percent in 2019, a five-percentage-point bump from 2014. Rising discount rates will continue to stifle private […]

Is this the end of unexpected car rental surcharges? | The Washington Post

Is this the end of unexpected car rental surcharges? | The Washington Post

More than 40 states levied a charge on short-term rental cars, according to a 2015 survey by the National Conference of State Legislatures. Among states that tax car rentals, the rates were as much as Maryland’s 11.5 percent. But not all the fees are outside a rental company’s control. Julie Codrington, a computer technician from […]