Apple under investigation for unfair competition in Russia


American tech giant Apple is being investigated in Russia for abusing its dominant position in smartphone apps.

In a complaint to Russia's anti-monopoly watchdog, cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab has accused Apple of refusing to update a new version of its Safe Kids app.

It said Apple's move has resulted in a significant loss in functionality for the app.

The firm also hinted that Apple released an updated version of its own app, Screen Time, which had similar functions to the Kaspersky programme.

More from Business

Coming Up on Dubai Eye

  • The Business Breakfast

    6:00am - 11:00am

    The Business Breakfast is the day’s must listen for the UAE’s business leaders, and those who aspire to be.

  • Lunch with Lloyd

    11:00am - 2:00pm

    No one knows entertainment better than veteran Dubai broadcaster Mark Lloyd.


On Dubai Eye

  • Meet Gift, female food delivery driver

    Gift came here from Nigeria and failed to find a job, until a pizza company offered her one. She's now one of the very few female delivery drivers in the UAE.


    Farmer's Kitchen is back for 2021!
    With our partners Spinneys, we are going to help you wave goodbye to boring dinners, cluttered fridges, and lumpy leftovers!