Apple seems to have won the Appeals Court case in the Epic antitrust lawsuit, but there was a meaningful victory for developers when it comes to the App Store’s anti-steering provision.
Epic’s FTC settlement is a reminder about the value of the App Store. Then, Netflix’s ad weakness is disappointing but not surprising, while the YouTube/NFL deal could have been worse for cable companies and other leagues.
Digging into the implications of the injunction on Apple’s anti-steering provision, and why Apple still has something to lose.
Understanding Apple’s victory in Apple v. Epic, and the limitations of the injunction on anti-steering provisions.
More on why Facebook is well placed for the Metaverse opportunity, and an interview with Matthew Ball about the Metaverse.
There are all kinds of arguments to make about the App Store, and nearly all of them are good ones; that’s why the best solution can only come from Apple.
Why I expect Apple to win Apple v. Epic, even as they get themselves in more political hot water.
The final word on the App Store, while Palantir’s S-1 both establishes the company as a defense firm, and argues that the biggest tech companies are on the wrong side of history.
Assume that Apple is going to win versus Epic: what is a reasonable approach to the App Store that will gain more developer support?
Apple is reverting to form, trying to control everything. It is also threatening all of Epic’s business, not simply Fortnite.