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Apple, Google abused dominance over removal of Fortnite from app stores, Epic tells UK judge

By Simon Zekaria
  • 21 Jan 2021 12:00
  • 25 Jan 2021 12:03

Apple and Google abused their market dominance over their smartphone operating systems by removing the hit video game Fortnite from their app stores following a row over pricing and fees, US developer Epic Games told a UK judge today, as a global antitrust dispute widened.

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Simon Zekaria

Senior Correspondent

Simon Zekaria is a senior correspondent in London, covering UK regulation. Prior to joining MLex, Simon reported on business news for The Wall Street Journal, including on telecommunications, media, technology and consumer affairs. Simon was also a writer for the WSJ on diverse subjects such as Brexit, UK politics and global sport. Simon was previously a correspondent on competition issues and European politics for Thomson Reuters and Agence France-Presse in Brussels. Simon is a graduate of Edinburgh University, with Masters degrees in literature and law. A French speaker, he has studied at the Sorbonne University, Paris.

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