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Google just booted "Fortnite" from the Play Store, hours after Apple banned it from the iPhone and iPad App Store (GOOGL)

Epic Games After being booted from the Apple App Store, Fortnite has no.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 14th, 2020

The uproar over how "Fortnite" is being released for Android shows how much we have acquiesced to Apple"s way of doing business (AAPL, GOOGL)

Epic Games Epic Games announced Friday that it won't distribute the upcoming Android version of its "Fortnite: Battle Royale" game through Google's Play Store. The decision caused a stir, because it was so unusual and potentially opens Android "Fo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 4th, 2018

Apple digs in on App Store battle with "Fortnite" creator Epic Games: "We won"t make an exception for Epic" (AAPL, GOOGL)

Epic Games Last week, the wildly popular game "Fortnite" got an update on Apple and Android smartphones that allowed players to bypass Apple and Google's digital payment systems. Instead of Apple and Goo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 18th, 2020

The developer behind "Fortnite" is suing Apple after the iPhone maker yanked the game from the App Store (AAPL, GOOGL)

BARTOSZ SIEDLIK/AFP via Getty Images Epic Games has filed an injunction against Apple, claiming it engages in anticompetitive behavior through its App Store. The legal paperwork was filed after Apple pulled "Fortnite" from the App Store. The company.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytAug 13th, 2020

Few Ways Around App Store, More Around Google Play

Two of the iPhone's most popular app makers are testing ways to get around paying Apple for new in-app subscription purchases. Gene Munster of Loup Ventures discusses how that could affect Apple's........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstAug 24th, 2018

Epic Games says "Fortnite" users on iPhone have plummeted 60%, and it"s trying to force Apple to reinstate the game to the App Store

Epic Games revealed 116 million of its 350 million registered "Fortnite" users worldwide are on iOS. Epic's fight with Apple started in August. Epic Games 'Fortnite' creator Epic Games filed a new legal challenge against Apple .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytSep 7th, 2020

The day after "Fortnite" stopped getting updates on iOS, Apple featured the game"s main competitor in the App Store

"Fortnite" players have been unable to download or update the game on iPhone after Apple removed it from the App Store earlier this mon.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytAug 28th, 2020

Microsoft just joined Epic Games’ fight against Apple, with an Xbox leader arguing that banning the ‘Fortnite’ maker would hurt gamers and video game creators (MSFT, AAPL)

AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez In mid August, the wildly popular game "Fortnite" got an update on Apple and Android smartphones that allowed players to bypass app store digital payment systems: Instead of going through Apple and Google.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 23rd, 2020

iPhones with "Fortnite" installed are being sold for as much as $10,000 after Apple pulled the game from the App Store (AAPL, GOOGL)

eBay Last week, the wildly popular game "Fortnite" got an update on Apple and Android smartphones.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 19th, 2020

Fortnite for Android kicked off Google Play Store, The Verge reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallAug 14th, 2020

Apple and Google just got sued by the maker of the hugely popular video game "Fortnite" over their app store policies. Here"s what you need to know about the major antitrust battle it reignited. (AAPL)

Mandel Ngan/Getty Images; Denis Balibouse/Reuters Epic Games sued Apple and Google on Thur.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 14th, 2020

Epic Games is suing Google over its decision to boot "Fortnite" from the Play Store

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 14th, 2020

Apple refuses to allow major gaming apps from Microsoft, Google, and Facebook onto the App Store, and the fight just went public (FB, GOOGL, AAPL, MSFT)

Evan Agostini/Invision/A.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 9th, 2020

Developers accusing Google and Apple of driving them out say Google just kicked their app off its Play Store after they worked with Congress in its antitrust investigation

YouTube/House Judiciary An email app created by developers who accused Apple and Google of unfair treatment in the past was just kicked off the latter's Play St.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 31st, 2020

Google Negotiates Deal With Samsung To Make Assistant, Play Store Feature More Prominently On Latter"s Devices

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (NASDAQ: GOOG) is holding discussions with Samsung Electronics Co. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 29th, 2020

Gravity: Ragnarok Origin hits top 4 on Google Play, Apple App store in Korea

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 13th, 2020

Apple reportedly won"t allow Facebook"s new gaming app on the iPhone (FB, AAPL)

Axios on HBO/YouTube Apple's App Store is a powerhouse, and that's because it's the only way to access apps on Apple's iPhone and iPad. The company's longstanding policy with app store purchases is that it takes a 15 - 30% cut – a policy tha.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 18th, 2020

Google Takes Down "Remove China Apps" With 5M Downloads

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (NASDAQ: GOOG) on Tuesday took down an app from Play Store that assisted users in finding and deleting which apps on their devices were developed by China-based companies. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 3rd, 2020

Fortnite creator Epic Games just caved by putting its game on the Google Play Store for the first time ever – but it"s not too happy about it

Epic Games Epic Games has released Fortnite on the Google Play Store, though it's been available for Android users via Epic's own storefront for 18.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 21st, 2020

Epic Games rolls out "Fortnite" on Google Play Store, Verge reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallApr 21st, 2020

Apple to reopen a store in Shanghai on February 15

Apple Inc said on Friday it would reopen one of the seven retail stores it has in Shanghai from Feb. 15 with reduced working hours, a day after the iPhone maker said a few retail stores in Beijing would start functioning from Feb. 14......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 14th, 2020