Following a court judgment, Apple may have no choice but to cut the fees it charges developers to sell their apps in the App Store.
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Apple will loosen rules on its App Store that have banned companies like Netflix from providing customers a link to create a paid account to bypass Apple’s in-app purchase commissions.
US federal judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers held unconventional closing arguments on Monday in the antitrust trial between Epic Games and Apple.
Apple and Epic Games have listed their CEOs as potential witnesses in a case between the iPhone maker and the videogame developer over the App Store payment system, court documents showed.
Half a decade ago, the billionaire founder of Epic Games sparred with Microsoft over the way the software giant treated small application developers. Now he’s launched a legal broadside against Apple and Google.
Apple was spared from having to immediately reinstate Epic Games’ Fortnite on its App Store, an early court victory for the iPhone maker in an intensifying battle over the tolls charged to app makers.
Apple on Friday alleged that Epic Games’ chief executive had asked it for a “side letter” to create its own game store within the iPhone maker’s App Store.
Epic Games said on Monday it was seeking to block Apple’s removal of Fortnite from its app store and has asked a judge to prevent any retaliatory action against its other games in the store.
Fortnite creator Epic Games found support from its legions of gamers for suing Apple and Google after the tech giants dropped the popular videogame from their app stores for violating payment guidelines.
Over the past several days, however, videogame developers ranging from Epic Games, Microsoft and Facebook, have ensured that Apple doesn’t dodge scrutiny over its App Store practices and policies.