October 20, 2021

Judge presses Epic CEO during second day of Apple antitrust trial

Epic Games Chief Executive Tim Sweeney on Monday testified that “Apple exercises total control over all software on iOS” and can deny access to apps at will.

The global dominance of Apple’s App Store has been criticised by some app makers for mandatory revenue sharing payments (Image Source: Reuters)

A US judge on Tuesday pressed the chief executive of “Fortnite” creator Epic Games on how the fundamental changes the game maker is asking her to force on Apple Inc’s App Store would affect the livelihoods of millions of developers who make software for Apple devices. Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers is presiding over a three-week trial that kicked off Monday in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

Epic has alleged that Apple has…

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