Epic Games escalates fight against Apple with EU antitrust complaint

Fortnite creator Epic Games has taken its fight against Apple to European Union antitrust regulators, escalating its dispute with the iPhone maker over its App Store payment system and control over app downloads. The two companies have been locked in a legal dispute since August, when the game maker tried to avoid Apple’s 30% fee… Read More Epic Games escalates fight against Apple with EU antitrust complaint

U.S. judge rejects Apple’s bid to overturn VirnetX patent infringement verdict

A federal judge denied Apple Inc’s bid to set aside or reduce a $502.8 million patent infringement verdict favoring VirnetX Holding Corp, and awarded interest and royalties that could boost Apple’s total payout in two lawsuits above $1.1 billion. In a decision issued on Friday, U.S. District Judge Robert Schroeder in Tyler, Texas rejected Apple’s… Read More U.S. judge rejects Apple’s bid to overturn VirnetX patent infringement verdict

Apple, Amazon suspend social networking app Parler from App Store and web hosting service

Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc have suspended Parler from their respective App Store and web hosting service, saying the social networking service popular with many right-leaning social media users has not taken adequate measures to prevent the spread of posts inciting violence. The action by Apple and Amazon follows a similar move by Alphabet Inc’s… Read More Apple, Amazon suspend social networking app Parler from App Store and web hosting service

Apple threatens to remove social app Parler from App Store

Apple Inc has threatened to remove the Parler social networking service from its App Store unless the company changes its content moderation policies, Parler Chief Executive John Matze said on Friday. Parler is a social network where many supporters of President Donald Trump have migrated after being banned from services such as Twitter Inc. In… Read More Apple threatens to remove social app Parler from App Store

U.S. judge dismisses Apple copyright claims against security bug startup Corellium

A federal judge in Florida on Tuesday dismissed Apple Inc’s copyright infringement claims against a Florida startup whose software helps security researchers find vulnerabilities in Apple products including the iPhone. U.S. District Judge Rodney Smith ruled in favor of Corellium LLC, saying its software emulating the iOS operating system that runs on the iPhone and… Read More U.S. judge dismisses Apple copyright claims against security bug startup Corellium

Facebook accuses Apple of anti-competitiveness over planned privacy changes

Facebook Inc accused rival Apple Inc of engaging in anticompetitive practices on Wednesday, firing another shot in a monthslong standoff between the two tech giants over Apple’s planned privacy changes for iOS14. “Apple is behaving anticompetitively by using their control of the App Store to benefit their bottom line at the expense of creators and… Read More Facebook accuses Apple of anti-competitiveness over planned privacy changes