EghtesadOnline: Iran’s minister of communication and information technology has vowed to make a difference in the key sector, solve problems of ride-hailing services, talk with Apple and Google over their strange and unprofessional ways in removing Iranian apps and do a dozen more grandiose tasks.
EghtesadOnline: Local developers and technology-based businesses have started uploading their applications on alternative Android and iOS app markets en masse to counter a recent unprofessional move by Apple and Google which are removing Iranian apps from Play Store and App Store.
EghtesadOnline: Digital service distributor Google Play has followed Apple’s lead in removing Iranian apps from its store, citing US sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s new telecommunication minister says the country will legally pursue Apple for removing Iranian apps from its App Store.
EghtesadOnline: On a Saturday in mid-August, Iranian entrepreneur Mehdi Nayebi received an email from Apple Inc.’s App Store Review stating that his application, AloPeyk, a delivery service in Tehran, had been removed due to sanctions put in place by the U.S. government.