Apple continues its crackdown on bogus iOS software in China as it removed 718 apps from the App Store earlier this week. Local reports suggest that the company removed these apps for issuing updates without Apple’s permission. The roster of banned apps included some big names: Sogou search engine, Sougou maps, car sharing app Togo Car, and e-commerce site Pinduodo
Apple kicks hundreds more apps out of China’s App store
Apple continues to remove third-party applications from the Chinese version of the App Store for violating its terms of service. It reportedly removed 718 apps this week. This isn’t the first time there’s been a purge from this software store. But this time none of the applications were breaking Chinese law, just Apple’s own rules.