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Epic Games demands Google reform the Play Store

Epic Games demands Google reform the Play Store

Epic Games wants a U.S. judge to force Google to open up the Play Store more to competition from alternative app stores. The game company is taking this further in its earlier battle against Google over alternative app payment methods. According to the new demands, Epic Games is now asking the j... Read more

date2 months ago
Apple kept iMessage away from Android on purpose

Apple kept iMessage away from Android on purpose

Apple is aware that the blue bubbles on iMessage are an entry barrier for people who want to switch to Android. For that reason, the service was deliberately kept from appearing on Google’s mobile OS. The revelations come after depositions of and emails from Apple employees and high-ranking execu... Read more

date3 years ago
Epic Games files legal proceedings against Google in Australia

Epic Games files legal proceedings against Google in Australia

The producer of Fortnite advances its crusade against Big Tech. Epic Games, the Fortnite developer, is taking Google to court in Australia. This seems to be the latest l;legal battle in the company's war against Big Tech hegemony. Last summer, Epic sued both Apple and Google in the US to for... Read more

date3 years ago
Dutch antitrust to soon decide on App Store commission

Dutch antitrust to soon decide on App Store commission

The Dutch Consumer and Market Authority (Autoriteit Consument en Markt) seems close to deciding on Apple's commission for purchases made through the App Store. This would make it the first antitrust commission to rule on the matter. This writes Reuters, which has seen an internal letter. The ACM... Read more

date3 years ago
Epic Games takes Apple legal dispute to EU antitrust watchdogs

Epic Games takes Apple legal dispute to EU antitrust watchdogs

The company that created Fortnite, Epic Games, is taking its fight with Apple to the European Union’s antitrust regulators, after attempts to make headway in a US court failed. The case was over a dispute involving Apple’s iPhone maker’s payment system in its App Store and control over apps d... Read more

date3 years ago
Apple lowers App Store commission for small developers

Apple lowers App Store commission for small developers

Apple has announced that it will reduce commission in the App Store for developers that earn less than a million dollars a year. For such apps, the commission will decrease from 30 to 15 percent. App Store Small Business Program The announcement is part of Apple's 'App Store Small Business Pr... Read more

date4 years ago
Google squeezes App publishers for a cut of their sales

Google squeezes App publishers for a cut of their sales

Google is going to enforce their policy for in-app purchases. Many app publishers are circumventing the Google payment solution. The policy states that 30% of app purchases through their Play Store must go to the tech giant. Google's parent company, is cracking down on app publishers who have be... Read more

date4 years ago
Apple and Google remove Fortnite, developer files lawsuit

Apple and Google remove Fortnite, developer files lawsuit

Epic Games filed a lawsuit against Apple and Google after the removal of Fortnite from their app stores. This is because Epic introduced a new feature to offer in-app purchases, which means Apple and Google are missing out on revenue. Epic Games announced the new billing system on Thursday. Deve... Read more

date4 years ago