What’s truly at stake in Epic Games' battle with Apple and Google is the power to shape and profit from the future of digital experiences.
The Fortnite developer says in-app bitcoin and crypto payments could flourish if not for Apple's payments monopoly.
As part of its response to Apple delisting Fortnite from the App Store, Epic Games shared a new short that repurposes the tech giant’s iconic 1984 ad, complete with original 4:3 aspect ratio. The video features a Fortnite avatar tossing a unicorn-shaped hammer at a monitor that displays a big brother-like figure that is obviously a stand-in for Apple. Continue reading Epic's parody of Apple's 1984 ad ends with #FreeFortnite at E-Crypto News.
These orders will certainly be challenged in court and it’s unclear exactly what “transactions” means until the Secretary of Commerce explains it, but Tencent has investments in many US companies, including Snapchat’s parent company (update: see below, as the White House states this will only relate to transactions that involve WeChat). Continue reading Trump executive order seeks to ban TikTok, WeChat 'transactions' in 45 days at E-Crypto News.