0
Wireless

Epic files for court injunction after Apple threatens to cut off developer access

Tuesday 18 August 2020 | 09:26 CET | News
Epic Games has filed for a court injunction blocking Apple from restricting its access to iOS and Mac developer tools, the Wall Street Journal reports. Apple told the make of Fortnite that its developer accounts would be closed by 28 August, after Epic violated the terms of the App Store.  

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Epic Games
Countries: United States / World
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Why Epic Games' legal battle against Apple will fail

Published 27 Oct 2020 12:56 CET | World
Epic Games, the maker of the popular game Fortnite, is fighting the 30 percent commission charged by Apple for sales via its App ...

US court says Apple does not need to reinstate Fortnite to its store, for the moment

Published 12 Oct 2020 09:41 CET | United States
The decisions reflect the temporary restraining order put out in August. Epic Games‌ has claimed that it should be given ...

Epic Games acquires kidtech specialist SuperAwesome

Published 28 Sep 2020 15:15 CET | World
UK internet safety company SuperAwesome, developer of technology to help keep children safe online, is being acquired by US-based ...

Apple removes Epic Games App Store account

Published 31 Aug 2020 11:16 CET | United States
Apple suspended the Epic Games developer account on 28 August, following a court ruling, EpicGames said in a blog post. The move ...

US court says Apple cannot block developer tools for Epic Games

Published 25 Aug 2020 11:12 CET | United States
A US court has given a mixed ruling for Epic Games, saying that while Apple cannot restrict use of Epic Games' Unreal Engine by ...

Weekly news summary: BT guards against takeovers, Orange seeks investors in Poland, takeover in Romania

Published 24 Aug 2020 12:12 CET | World
Last week's news ended with BT reportedly preparing for a possible hostile takeover bid, after the fall in its share price. Other ...

Apple gives US, Canadian customers 12 months to sign up for AppleCare+

Published 18 Aug 2020 12:14 CET | United States
Apple is increasing the subscription window for consumers to sign up for the AppleCare+ service to 12 months in the US and ...

Epic sues Apple, Google after Fortnite pulled from app stores

Published 14 Aug 2020 08:47 CET | World
The popular game Fortnite from Epic Games has disappeared from Apple's App Store and Google Play, after the company tried to ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

01 Dec Hewlett Packard Enterprise fiscal Q4
01 Dec NGON & DCI World
01 Dec 5G Italy
02 Dec FTTH Conference
02 Dec Microsoft AGM
02 Dec Telia EGM
03 Dec GCX fiscal Q2
03 Dec Marvell Technology fiscal Q3
03 Dec Liberty Latin America AGM
06 Dec Gitex Technology Week
07 Dec SIPNOC 2020
07 Dec ECOC Exhibition
07 Dec Report: Dutch Mobile Operators 2020-Q3
07 Dec Report: Dutch Broadband 2020-Q3
08 Dec WebexOne
::: More Calendar Items