Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Hitthestock.comHitthestock.com

Tech News

Apple revives old fight with Hey after rejecting new calendar app

An illustration of the App Store logo.
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

The new year was supposed to begin with a brand spanking new calendar app. But roughly 72 hours after the premium email service Hey announced its latest feature — an integrated calendar — co-founder David Heinemeier Hansson received some unwelcome news from Apple: it was rejecting a standalone iOS app for Hey Calendar, because non-paying users couldn’t do anything when they opened the app up.

New users can’t sign up for Hey Calendar directly on the app — Basecamp, which makes Hey, makes users first sign up through a browser. Apple’s App Store rules require most paid services to offer users the ability to pay and sign up through the app, ensuring the company gets up to a 30 percent cut. The controversial rule has a ton of gray areas and…

Continue reading…

You May Also Like

Editor's Pick

Travis Fisher The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) greenhouse gas (GHG) rule for power plants was published in May 2023 and the original comment period...

Tech News

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple announced a pilot program called “contingent pricing for subscriptions” on Friday that will let App Store...

Editor's Pick

In this edition of the GoNoGo Charts show, as equities rally with speed from 4600 to 4700 this week, Alex and Tyler take a...

Editor's Pick

In the fourth of a five-part special series on StockCharts TV‘s The Final Bar, Dave discusses the top leadership trends of 2023. From the concept of...