John Murrell

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Rankled Apple Expels Rogue App Developer

So did developer Thuat Nguyen really think no one at Apple would notice if his products suddenly occupied 42 of the top 50 spots in the rankings of the App Store’s Book category? Apple said today it had given Nguyen and his apps the boot for assorted offenses, including “fraudulent purchase patterns.” And while the company didn’t clarify whether the weekend episode involved any account-fraud shenanigans, it did remind users to take precautions if they suspect the loss of password or credit card information.