Huawei today shared updates on AppGallery at the Huawei Developer Conference 2020 (Together). Delivering his keynote speech, Mr Wang Yanmin, President of Global Partnerships and Eco-Development at Huawei Consumer Business Group highlighted AppGallery's achievements in the first three quarters of 2020, outlined the comprehensive support Huawei provides for its global partners and shared success stories to inspire developers.
At the 2020 Huawei Developer Conference, Huawei Executive Director and CEO of Consumer Business Yu Chengdong announced the launch of HarmonyOS 2.0 and the official open source of HarmonyOS. Yu Chengdong announced that Huawei will officially release the Beta version for mobile phone app developers in December 2020 and that Huawei smartphones will fully support HarmonyOS in 2021.
Apple is delaying its requirement that app developers get opt-in permission before tracking iPhone users, which had been set to go into effect with the release of iOS 14 this fall. After complaints from partners, the company said it will delay that requirement until early 2021.
Apple has terminated the developer account of Epic Games - the maker of Fortnite with which it's engaged in a pitched legal battle. This means that even owners of previously purchased series like Infinity Blade can't re-download the games.
An Android app developer has sued Google for allegedly anti-competitive and unlawful practices related to its Google Play app store, and attorneys say its behaviour – which gives rise to U.S. Android developers having to pay it exorbitant fees – constitutes violation of federal antitrust laws, according to Hagens Berman.
Huawei is hosting an hour long seminar for developers on 6 August focusing on how online retailers, businesses, and developers can utilise Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) innovative technology to get the most out of a rapidly evolving online retail landscape.
Huawei launched Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) Core 5.0 for global developers last month, introducing services in seven main areas including App Services, Graphics, Media, AI, Smart Device, Security, and System.
Esper is to provide free access to their Android DevOps tools for innovators and small businesses worldwide.