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Epic's antitrust case against Apple's App Store monopoly

1 month ago   |   By Venture Beat

In a broad antitrust challenge, Epic Games has filed a lawsuit against Apple alleging antitrust violations for pulling Fortnite out of the Apple App Store.
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'Fortnite's' Epic Games learned how to evade Apple's 30% rate before it got kicked off the App Store. Here's why developers have long been concerned by the fee

'Fortnite's' Epic Games learned how to evade Apple's 30% rate before it got kicked off the App Store. Here's why developers have long been concerned by the fee

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Apple just yanked the "Fortnite" app from its store after Epic Games added an in-game direct payment option for players.
The new option would mean that Epic Games could skirt Apple's standard 30% commission that it says it charges all developers in the App Store for in-app purchases.
Developers have long aired their frustration with the company, claiming the 30% fee gives Apple and its own services an unfair advantage in the market.
The "Fortnite" app removal comes as Congress continues to investigate Apple over whether or not the company benefits from anticompetitive business...
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