Apple apologizes to WordPress after App Store payments dispute

Noble Horvath

  • Apple apologized after trying to force WordPress to add in-app payment options to a free app.
  • WordPress’ founder said on Friday that Apple was refusing to allow any updates to the WordPress iOS app until the website builder added in-app purchases, from which Apple takes a commission of 15% to 30%.
  • Apple is in a fierce fight with developers including Spotify and Epic Games, the maker of “Fortnite,” over its rules about in-app purchases.
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Apple has backed down in its latest skirmish with a developer over its App Store rules.

The tech giant on Sunday issued a rare apology to WordPress after it pressured the website builder to add payment options to its free iOS app to avoid being blocked from updating.

“We believe the issue with the WordPress app has been resolved,” Apple told The Verge. “Since the developer removed the display

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Technology keeps us connected, but all the time?

Noble Horvath

What does instant gratification mean when it comes to the workplace? According to, it is defined as “the experience of satisfaction upon receiving reward immediately after an action. People desire to experience gratitude, fulfillment, or pleasure ‘immediately’ or without delay.”

In many instances, having information in front of us via the Internet provides acceptable instant gratification. For instance, you are sitting in a bar or restaurant having a conversation or partaking in trivia and a question comes up that you can’t answer. What do you do? Why, you grab your phone and look it up, of course. Voila! There’s your answer. Or perhaps after a long day at work, you want to watch the show you missed. Boom – turn on your smart television, and you can watch it immediately.

But when did we, as a society, start having expectations that people work 24 hours a day, 7 days

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Is FormFactor (FORM) Outperforming Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year?

Noble Horvath

For those looking to find strong Computer and Technology stocks, it is prudent to search for companies in the group that are outperforming their peers. Has FormFactor (FORM) been one of those stocks this year? Let’s take a closer look at the stock’s year-to-date performance to find out.

FormFactor is one of 604 individual stocks in the Computer and Technology sector. Collectively, these companies sit at #6 in the Zacks Sector Rank. The Zacks Sector Rank gauges the strength of our 16 individual sector groups by measuring the average Zacks Rank of the individual stocks within the groups.

The Zacks Rank is a proven system that emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions, highlighting a variety of stocks that are displaying the right characteristics to beat the market over the next one to three months. FORM is currently sporting a Zacks Rank of #1 (Strong Buy).

Over the past 90 days,

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