Apple removes popular apps in Iran due to US sanctions

Sunday 27 August 2017 | 21:18 CET | News
Apple has shut down several popular Iranian apps from its app store, telling developers that the apps were blocked due to US sanctions against Iran, The Verge reported. On 24 August, Apple removed Snapp, an Uber-like ride-hailing app, from its App Store, after having previously a range of other apps, including DelionFoods, a food delivery service. The company has also prevented developers from updating their apps in recent months, according to TechRasa.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple
Countries: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
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