Apple Germany

Apple Responds to German Probe into Privacy Tracking Feature

The Bundeskartellamt, Germany's antitrust authority, on Tuesday announced an investigation into Apple's App Tracking Transparency feature for anti-competitive practices. App Tracking Transparency is a privacy feature which requires advertisers like Facebook, Google, and Yahoo to ask iPhone users for their consent before tracking them and collecting their data across third-party apps to serve targeted ads....

Germany Could be a Tough Market to Penetrate for Apple’s iBeacon

Germany, a country especially sensitive to privacy rights, is turning out to be a tough market for Apple’s iBeacon technology, that relies on wireless close-range communication to sense nearby Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as smartphones carried by shoppers in a retail store. According to The Wall Street Journal, Germans are increasingly looking more to European vendors than their...

Apple Launches its iPhone Trade-In Program in Germany

Apple first introduced its in-store iPhone trade-in program in the U.S in late August 2013, expanding it to the UK a couple of months later. The program made its way into Canada last month and today, the program has been launched in Germany, offering customers an affordable way of upgrading to a newer iPhone (via iFun). The iPhone trade-in offer, which can...