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A Tip for Apple in China: Your Hunger for Revenue May Cost You – WSJ

Platforms taking a share of tip revenue is like a restaurant docking tip pay from their wait staff’s wages. That’s illegal in the United States, while this argument is taking place in China. Some social-networking apps likened Apple’s tactics over the tipping function to arm-twisting. Chief executives at two companies say that Apple told them […]

Platforms taking a share of tip revenue is like a restaurant docking tip pay from their wait staff’s wages. That’s illegal in the United States, while this argument is taking place in China.

Some social-networking apps likened Apple’s tactics over the tipping function to arm-twisting. Chief executives at two companies say that Apple told them if they refused to make the change, updated versions of their apps wouldn’t be made available and they could be kicked out of the App Store.

Source: A Tip for Apple in China: Your Hunger for Revenue May Cost You – WSJ

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