Apple urged a federal appeals court on Thursday to reject a bid by Epic Games to overturn a lower court’s ruling that Apple’s App Store policies do not violate federal antitrust laws. The case centers around Epic’s push for Apple to allow alternative app stores and payment systems for in-app purchases, which it says would drastically reduce Apple’s 30% commissions. Apple counters that the fees...
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