Apple’s CEO Tim Cook and the app store. Apple takes a 30 per cent share of any transactions through in-app purchases, but has dropped the rule for digital tips after pressure in China. Photo: Xinhua

Apple quietly drops practice of taking a cut on digital tipping after pressure in China

Analysts said the US company’s 30 per cent take had angered users in China where digital tipping is widespread, and had led to a dispute with internet giant Tencent

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Apple’s CEO Tim Cook and the app store. Apple takes a 30 per cent share of any transactions through in-app purchases, but has dropped the rule for digital tips after pressure in China. Photo: Xinhua
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