© 2024 Iowa Public Radio
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Judge Deals A Blow To Apple's App Business But Throws Out Antitrust Claims In Epic Games' Lawsuit

Last week, a federal judge tossed out the claim that Apple is a monopoly and ordered the plaintiff in the case, Fortnite-maker Epic Games, to pay Apple $6 million.

But Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers also struck down Apple’s policy forbidding developers from selling apps outside the App Store. And that could have major implications for the future of many tech and gaming businesses.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with Ina Fried, chief technology correspondent for Axios.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.