• Apple in 2011 Considered Collecting a 40% Fee From Some Subscription Apps

    15 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple once considered taking a 40 percent cut from some subscription apps, according to documents shared today by the House Judiciary Committee .
    Back in March 2011, Apple's services boss Eddy Cue emailed three other executives and suggested Apple should "ask for 40% for the first year only," but that a "few deals" needed to be worked out for Apple to "see what is right."
    One of the executives, Jai Chulani, wrote back that Apple could be "leaving money on the table" asking for 30 percent in the first year of subscriptions.
    At the time, the emails referred to apps that offered digital...
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