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Apple’s App Store Grip Loosened as Judge Raps Pricing Power

  • Court orders Apple to let developers steer buyers elsewhere
  • IPhone maker has recently made concessions on store rules
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Apple Ordered to Change App Store Operation in Epic Games Case
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Apple Inc. was ordered to make a major change to the way it generates money from its App Store, in a ruling that chips away at the iPhone maker’s grip on the $100 billion market for mobile games.

A federal judge said Friday Apple must let developers of mobile applications steer consumers to outside payment methods, granting an injunction sought by Epic Games Inc. in a yearlong battle.