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Microsoft takes aim at Apple in Epic-Apple US court fight; executive insists iOS doesn’t compete with Xbox

By Michael Acton and Amy Miller
  • 05 May 2021 17:52
  • 05 May 2021 19:20
Apple and Microsoft saw their own gaming dispute spill into US court today, as a Microsoft executive insisted the company doesn't view Apple iOS devices as competitors to its Xbox console — contrary to Apple’s argument about the market at play in its legal fight with Epic Games over App Store policies.

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Michael Acton

Senior Correspondent


Michael is a senior correspondent for MLex in San Francisco, where he moved in 2020 after working in our Brussels bureau. Before joining MLex, he reported on EU politics as the Financial Times’ Nico Colchester Fellow in Brussels. Michael has a degree in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, and a degree in History and French from University College London and Paris IV Sorbonne.

Amy Miller

Senior Correspondent


Amy is responsible for the coverage of an array of regulatory and litigation issues pertaining to the Internet, including privacy, data security and antitrust. Formerly a legal reporter for the ALM media group, Miller has closely followed legal trends in Silicon Valley and covered corporate legal departments for online and print publications including The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and The Recorder. Miller is a graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is an award-winning journalist with expertise ranging from education and legal reporting to computer-assisted reporting.

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