The move means Netflix will now avoid paying the 15 per cent levy that Apple charges on in-app subscriptions, thus keeping all subscription revenue for itself. "We no longer support iTunes as a method of payment for new members", the company says. Existing members who now use iTunes as a method of payment can continue to do so.
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.
In May of a year ago, Netflix got rid of the option to subscribe to its streaming service via Google Play. Interestingly, Apple seems to have already begun working on its next-generation iOS operating system, iOS 13. It also said that 78% of devices introduced in the last four years use iOS 12.
Teen arrested for allegedly stabbing two at Church of Scientology in Australia
He had dropped a 25cm (10in) knife after being confronted by officers with Tasers, said New South Wales Police. Australian police said they believe the suspect has a family member who attends the church.
But it's unreasonable to expect all developers out there to switch to Flutter and convert their Android apps in time for Fuchsia's launch, which means Android apps should run on Fuchsia gadgets as they are right now.
Apple takes 30% of revenue for third-party app sales through its iTunes App Store.
The measure only applies to new subscribers to Netflix, or when people temporarily stop their subscription and resume their subscription.