1. Apple puts restrictions on coronavirus-themed apps in its App Store  The Verge
  2. Apple sets restrictions for COVID-19-related apps  TechCrunch
  3. App Store expediting COVID-19 apps from reputable sources, Apple blocking coronavirus-themed games and entertainment software  9to5Mac
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Apple is closely evaluating apps with coronavirus focus. It says only "recognized entities such as government organizations, health-focused NGOs, companies deeply credentialed in health issues, and medical or educational institutions," should submit such apps to the App Store.Only certain reputable entities will have coronavirus-themed apps approved

Apple puts restrictions on coronavirus-themed apps in its App Store - The Verge

Apple today put in place more COVID-19-related safeguards — this time centered on its App Store. In a note posted to its developer community, the company explains that it will take steps to vet submissions of apps focused on the global pandemic that has begun to impact nearly every aspect of life across the globe. […]Apple today put in place more COVID-19-related safeguards — this time centered on its App Store. In a note posted to its developer community, the company explains that it will take steps to vet submissions of apps focused on the global pandemic that has begun to impact nearly every aspect of life across the globe. […]

Apple sets restrictions for COVID-19-related apps – TechCrunch

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The iPhone maker says it will only accept COVID-19 and coronavirus-related apps from "recognized entities."The iPhone maker says it will only accept COVID-19 and coronavirus-related apps from "recognized entities."

Apple bans nonofficial coronavirus apps from its App Store - CNET

“Apple bans non-official coronavirus apps from its App Store https://t.co/5YsBMkYwgS”

Ian Sherr on Twitter: "Apple bans non-official coronavirus apps from its App Store https://t.co/5YsBMkYwgS"

“Dear Apple: would you consider opening up shared app records on App Store Connect a few days early? Right now, if you have a Mac app and want to add an iOS app record to it, there's no way for you to TestFlight the iOS app before release — no testing before the feature goes live”

Steve Troughton-Smith on Twitter: "Dear Apple: would you consider opening up shared app records on App Store Connect a few days early? Right now, if you have a Mac app and want to add an iOS app record to it, there's no way for you to TestFlight the iOS app before release — no testing before the feature goes live… https://t.co/6zDCkm7ilU"

“Apple Says Only Reputable Coronavirus Apps Will Be Accepted on App Store, Expediting Approval Process // 💯 for curated app stores. https://t.co/BH1ZjpOikT”

Steven Sinofsky on Twitter: "Apple Says Only Reputable Coronavirus Apps Will Be Accepted on App Store, Expediting Approval Process // 💯 for curated app stores. https://t.co/BH1ZjpOikT"

“#Apple has temporarily shutdown stores in Dubai. The company announced earlier today that it will be temporarily closing all stores outside of Greater China until March 27 as a precaution against the spread of #COVIDー19 #CoronaVirusUpdates”

Sameer Hashmi on Twitter: "#Apple has temporarily shutdown stores in Dubai. The company announced earlier today that it will be temporarily closing all stores outside of Greater China until March 27 as a precaution against the spread of #COVIDー19 #CoronaVirusUpdates"

Apple is responding to the COVID-19 virus in real time as the global pandemic worsens, and the latest coronavirus response is a new App Store effort to ensure the credibility of health and safety information. Starting now, Apple is expediting approval for specific apps from reputable sources related to COVID-19. The App Store is also […]

App Store expediting COVID-19 apps from reputable sources, Apple blocking coronavirus-themed games and entertainment software - 9to5Mac