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Platform News: Epic Games, Fortnite

Apple asks judge to pause Epic Games antitrust orders as it appeals ruling

Apple has asked a US federal judge to put on hold orders that could require it to change some of its App Store practices and said that it is also appealing the ruling in an antitru...

Platform News: Epic Games, Fortnite

Apple bars Epic’s ‘Fortnite’ from App Store until all court appeals end

Apple Inc has blacklisted “Fortnite” from the iPhone maker’s popular App Store for several years until all the court appeals are done, Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney ...

Apple App Store

Apple offers small concession in easing App Store rules for Netflix, others

Apple Inc further loosened App Store rules, allowing some content companies like Netflix Inc to provide links to their websites so customers can sign up for paid accounts.

Platform News: Epic Games, the maker of the Fortnite game

Epic Games says Google paid phone and game makers to avoid $1-billion app store hit

“Fortnite” developer Epic Games unsealed details about contracts it alleges Google signed with phone makers and other top video game companies to avoid losing $1.1 bill...

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French court sets date in Apple case over App Store developer contracts

A French court has set on the 17th of September as the date for hearing a case brought by the finance ministry against Apple over allegedly abusive contractual terms imposed by the...

Apple CEO in Court, Tim Cook

Apple App Store profits look ‘disproportionate,’ US judge tells CEO Cook

A federal judge has grilled Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook over whether the iPhone maker’s App Store profits from developers such as “Fortnite” maker Epic Games are justi...

Platform News: Epic Games, Fortnite

Apple’s App Store chief kicks off iPhone maker’s defense at Epic Games trial

Apple Inc began its formal defense in an antitrust trial brought by “Fortnite” online game creator Epic Games, by calling its App Store chief Phil Schiller to the stand...

Platform News: Epic Games, Fortnite

In Apple vs Epic Games, battle of the experts gets personal

In its ongoing case against Apple Inc, “Fortnite” creator Epic Games is counting on this week’s testimony from its star expert witness David Evans, chairman of Gl...

Platform News: Epic Games, the maker of the Fortnite game

Judge presses Epic CEO during second day of Apple antitrust trial

A US judge on Tuesday pressed the chief executive of “Fortnite” creator Epic Games on how the fundamental changes the game maker is asking her to force on Apple IncR...

Platform News: Epic Games, Fortnite

Analysis-In Apple versus Epic Games, courtroom battle is only half the fight

Epic Games faces an uphill legal battle against Apple in an antitrust trial starting later today and a defeat for the maker of “Fortnite” could make it harder for US re...

European Union and Apple

EU hits Apple with music streaming charge in boost for Spotify

EU regulators have accused Apple of distorting competition in the music streaming market, siding with Spotify in a case that could lead to a hefty fine and changes in the iPhone ma...

Platform News: Epic Games, the maker of the Fortnite game

Epic Games gets $28.7 billion valuation in latest funding

Epic Games, which is in the middle of a legal battle with Apple, has said it had raised $1 billion in a funding round that valued the “Fortnite” maker at $28.7 billion.

Fortnite

Apple argues it faces competition in video game market as ‘Fortnite’ trial nears

Apple plans to argue that it faces abundant competition in the market for video game transactions to defend itself against antitrust allegations by “Fortnite” maker Epi...

Platform Industry: Google search engine

Google to cut app store fee by half on developers’ first $1 million in sales

Google will cut the service fee it charges developers on its app store by half on the first $1 million they earn in revenue in a year, after a similar move by rival Apple last year...

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