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Google’s secret Android replacement will run Android apps

Google’s secret Android replacement will run Android apps

By asking all customers to use its website or app for billing and payments, Netflix will be able to keep all of the subscription revenue that comes in instead of giving 15 percent to Apple.

We no longer support iTunes as a method of payment for new members.

This means existing users who are now paying for their Netflix subscriptions via iTunes can continue to use iTunes billing until their accounts are canceled.

The App Store's holiday milestone provides Apple with a much needed positive story just one day after the company's worst day in years. Apple isn't likely to retaliate based on its history with other tech companies that sought to avoid the so-called "Apple tax", TechCrunch reported. Interestingly, Apple seems to have already begun working on its next-generation iOS operating system, iOS 13.

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According, App Store customers spent more than $1.22 billion on app and game downloads and subscription purchases between Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.

While Apple is mostly dependent on device sales, its fastest-growing business segment has been in services such as the App Store, Apple Music, iTunes, iCloud storage and device warranties. The latest Android 9.0 Pie which was introduced a year ago is available on less than 0.1% devices.

Still in development, it looks like it's going to be a "hybrid" OS, which means the operating system will be made up of two distinct but connected user interfaces.