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US judge rules Apple could bar Epic Games’s ‘Fortnite’ from App Store

A federal judge in California has ruled in an injunction request that Apple could bar Epic Games’s “Fortnite” from its App Store, but must not harm Epic’s d...


American app maker Blix in letter to EU’s says Apple not playing fair

US app maker Blix took its struggle against Apple into Europe as it laid out its grievances to EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager, saying that Apple is not playing fair.


Apple revises its contentious App Store guidelines

Apple has published revisions to a number of its App Store review guidelines, loosening some restrictions on streaming game solutions, online classes and if programmers need to use...

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Australia’s ACCC to examine competition between Apple and Google app stores

Australia’s competition regulator has just said it would look into the use of and sharing of information by apps and the extent of competition between Apple Inc’s and G...


Epic Games asks court to prevent what it describes as Apple’s ‘retaliation’

Epic Games have said they has asked a court to prevent what it saw as Apple Inc’s retaliation from the Fortnite creator after the iPhone maker terminated Epic Games’ de...


Apple to delay privacy change threatening Facebook, mobile ad market

Apple has said that it will delay until early next year changes to its privacy policy that could reduce ad sales by Facebook and other companies targeting users on iPhones and iPad...

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Apple-Epic row being closely watched by German antitrust chief

Germany’s antitrust watchdog is following closely a legal row over Apple’s App Store payment provisions, stating on Wednesday it might in principle open a nationwide in...

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Google and Apple roll out built-in COVID-19 exposure notifications

Google and Apple have declared a new system that will enable public health authorities to use smartphones to assist in contact tracing without needing to build an app.


Microsoft says Apple’s move against ‘Fortnite’ creator would hurt its games

Microsoft Corp has stated in a court filing that Apple’s threat to cut off the founder of “Fortnite” from Apple’s developer tools would harm Microsoft’...


Apple says ‘Fortnite’ maker wanted ‘side letter’ to create own game store

Apple has alleged that Epic Games’ CEO had asked it for a “side letter” to create its own game store within the iPhone maker’s App Store. A move which Apple...


Fortnite maker sues Apple after removal of game from App Store

Apple Inc on Thursday removed popular video game “Fortnite” from its App Store for breaking up the corporation’s in-app payment guidelines, prompting developer Ep...


Russia’s competition watchdog says Apple abused mobile app market dominance

Russian competition watchdog FAS has said that Apple has abused its dominant position in the mobile programs market through its App Store for iOS devices and will issue an order de...


App Store chief says Apple aimed to level playing field

On Wednesday, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook will confront questions from US lawmakers about if the iPhone maker’s App Store practices give it unjust power over independent appli...


Apple must face US shareholder lawsuit over Tim Cook’s iPhone, China comments

A federal judge said Apple Inc must face part of a lawsuit claiming it fraudulently concealed falling demand for iPhones, especially in China, leading to tens of billions of dollar...