How the latest iOS update changes the economics of app development

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iPhone and iPad users were met with an alert earlier this week from their devices: time to update your software! iOS 14.5 dropped from Apple on Monday with the usual list of upgrades—bug fixes, UI adjustments, performance optimizations, enhanced features—but also included was a novel change. One many users and privacy advocates have been clamoring for: robust…