#EpicGames

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
An illuminated Apple logo at a store in Munich, Germany. (Photo credit: File/AP)

  • Apple was asked to allow developers to send their users to other payment systems
  • The ruling was a partial win for app developers like Epic Games
  • Apple was given a notice period until December 9 to comply with the new guidelines

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A child wearing a virtual reality headset as she takes a simulated roller-coaster ride at a shopping mall in Beijing, Oct. 17, 2021. (Photo: AP)

  • An immersive digital world, known as the 'metaverse', is being seen as future of internet technology
  • The concept has drawn attention of Tech giants Facebook and Epic Games
  • Unlike Virtual Reality (VR), the use of metaverse is expected to extend beyond gaming

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
People try out the latest iPhone 13 handsets at an Apple Store in Beijing, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. (Photo: AP)

  • A court in September ruled developers can add in-app links to non-Apple payment websites
  • Apple said 'without thoughtful restrictions',  such changes will 'harm users, developers, and the iOS platform'
  • In a court filing, Apple said it expects to win an appeal challenging the order

.California, USA
Epic Games claimed that Apple charged exorbitant fees on games. (Photo Credit: Representational/Unsplash)

  • Epic Games had tried to prove that Apple’s App Store was a monopoly
  • Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers' rule came in favour of Apple
  • This is a big win for Apple

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Apple's stock fell on Friday following the news of a court verdict. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Apple's stock dropped $5.10, or 3.31 percent, to $148.97 on Friday
  • The stock fell on Friday following news of a court verdict in its lawsuit with Epic Games
  • The Apple event will be hosted on 14 September at 10 A.M. PDT

Epic Games is going to court again. (Photo Credit- representative image/Unsplash)

  • The court rejected Epic's allegations that Apple ran a monopoly
  • Epic's notice of appeal said it would appeal the final judgment
  • Apple did its best to frame the decision as a complete victory

.California, USA
The legal dispute between Apple and Epic Games has been in the judicial pipeline for months. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Apple used to charge 30% commission from numerous app developers
  • Epic Games CEO said Friday's ruling isn't a win for consumers or developers
  • Apple has already taken some steps to loosen some app store rules

.California, USA
(Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • A federal judge ruled Apple to allow developers to use outside payment options
  • The judge said Apple had violated California's Unfair Competition Law
  • An appeal of the ruling by one or both companies seems likely

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Ariana Grande is a pop star. (Photo credit:Twitter/@ArianaGrande

  • Fortnite's Rift Tour concert series will start on August 6
  • August 8 will bring a triple treat for the fans as three shows are scheduled for that day
  • Ariana Grande announced the collaboration on social media

.California, USA
Elon musk gave his take on Apple and Epic's ongoing legal battle. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Elon Musk criticised Apple's app store for its fee in a tweet
  • Musk called Apple's fee a "de facto global tax on the Internet"
  • Tesla CEO's comment comes ahead of a decision on the lawsuit