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Opening Apple iOS to rivals would spur ‘huge decrease’ in consumer safety, software boss says at US trial

By Michael Acton
  • 19 May 2021 20:18
  • 19 May 2021 21:30
Epic Games’ plan to force Apple to open its devices and create ways to download apps outside the App Store would subject iOS users to a “huge decrease in their safety,” Apple’s senior vice president for software engineering, Craig Federighi, testified today at the US trial in California.
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Michael Acton

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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.

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