Microsoft takes a jab at Apple, Google with new app store principles

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Microsoft introduced 10 new app retailer rules in a blog post Thursday, needling Apple and Google‘s policies within the course of. The brand new rules are meant to advertise selection, equity and innovation for software program builders on Windows 10.

“Builders could have the liberty to decide on whether or not to distribute their apps for Home windows by means of our app retailer. We won’t block competing app shops on Home windows.” the first principle reads.

“Home windows 10 is an open platform. Not like another common digital platforms, builders are free to decide on how they distribute their apps,” the tech large wrote, alluding to Apple and Google.

These firms are embroiled in a authorized battle with Fortnite developer Epic over over charges they cost of their respective app shops.

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Katie Conner