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Russia Fines Apple $12 Million for Alleged Mobile App Market Abuse

Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has fined Apple $12 million for alleged abuse of its dominance in the mobile applications market, Reuters is reporting. Apple has, however, said that it disagrees with the FAS ruling and that it would appeal it. According to FAS, Apple’s distribution of apps through its iOS operating system gave its...

Apple Fined $670,000 in Taiwan for Specifying Pricing to iPhone Carriers

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has fined Apple approximately $670,000 for restricting local telecom companies to set their sale prices of iPhones, a move that inhibits competition, according to The Wall Street Journal. While Apple has the opportunity to make an appeal, it may face a fine up to $1.6 million if it doesn't comply, the commission noted. (Image...