Judge Digs Into Apple App Store Policies As Epic Games Trial EndsThe judge who will decide a case challenging Apple’s stranglehold on its iPhone app store indicated on Monday she would like to promote more competition but without dismantling a commission system that reaps billions of dollars for the technology powerhouse.
Apple CEO Tim Cook Faces Tough Questions About App Store Competition In Epic Games Antitrust CaseApple CEO Tim Cook described the company’s ironclad control over its mobile app store as a way to keep things simple for customers while protecting them against security threats and privacy intrusions during Friday testimony denying allegations he has been running an illegal monopoly.
As Apple Trial Nears End, CEO Tim Cook Plans To Take Witness StandThe legal battle over Apple’s commissions from the company’s app store is wrapping up with a bang, as the company made clear CEO Tim Cook plans to testify Friday.
Apple Holds Edge In App Store Trial Despite Nagging IssuesApple seems to be prevailing in an antitrust trial examining whether its mobile app store illegally skims profits from smaller companies.
Apple's App Store Chief Fends Off Attacks In Antitrust TrialApple’s top app store executive on Thursday faced an avalanche of documents unleashed Thursday by an Epic Games lawyer aiming to prove allegations that the iPhone maker has been gouging app makers as part of a scheme hatched by Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs.
Fortnite-Maker Epic Games Targets Apple's 'Walled Garden' App Store In Landmark LawsuitThe maker of the wildly-popular Fortnite video game, Epic Games, portrayed Apple’s lucrative app store Monday as both a "walled garden" and a price-gouging monopoly in opening arguments in a trial that may reshape the technological landscape.
Judge Rules Apple Can Continue Blocking Fortnite From App StoreFor the foreseeable future, millions of Fortnite players who access the game on iPhones, iPads and other Apple devices will remain unable to play the game's latest content or download app updates.
Apple's Smaller Rivals Unite to Fight iPhone App Store RulesSpotify and the makers of Fortnite and Tinder are taking on Apple and Google as part of a newly formed coalition calling for "fair treatment" in the way the tech giants run their app stores.
Apple Countersues Fortnite Maker, Accusing Epic Games Of 'Self-Help And Subterfuge'Apple on Tuesday counter-sued Epic Games, accusing the maker of the popular online video game Fortnite of stealing the 30% commissions the iPhone maker takes from app developers.
Apple App Store Will Remain Fortnite-Free, For NowA district judge has ruled that Apple could continue to keep the popular game Fortnite from the iPhone maker's app store.
Fortnite's Maker Sues Apple After Being Removed From App StoreThe maker of Fortnite is suing Apple after Apple blocked the wildly popular online video game with hundreds of millions of registered players from its app store Thursday.
Some Parents Paying Big Money For Fortnite Coaches To Tutor KidsWhile it is not out of the ordinary for parents to cover the costs of music lessons or sports training like tennis lessons for their kids, some are taking the unusual step of paying for private video-game instruction.
Girl Wouldn't Stop Playing 'Fortnite' To Use Bathroom, Sent To RehabA young girl in the UK has been sent to rehab after her parents claim she became so addicted to a video game she refused to stop playing, even to use the bathroom.