After Apple kicked the hit game Fortnite out of its App Store on Thursday, the game’s creator, Epic Games, said it filed a lawsuit against Apple for anticompetitive conduct. The lawsuit was clearly part of a bigger plan by Epic, which started the day by making the provocative move of bypassing the mobile payment systems operated by Apple and Google inside Fortnite. That then led Apple to...
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The Heir Who Wants to Be Mayor
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.To spend time with Daniel Lurie is to understand the true meaning of the word “mensch.” Everyone who knows the San Francisco philanthropist and Levi’s heir says pretty much the same things about him: Daniel is “a really good guy”—affable, smart, egoless and earnest in his desire to improve the lives of the neediest. So earlier this year, when I began hearing...
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