Epic sued Apple in August 2020, after the iPhone-maker removed the Fortnite game from its App Store.  Photograph: Getty Images

Apple was ordered by a court to allow developers to steer consumers to outside payment methods for mobile apps, in a ruling that is a severe blow to t(...)

Apple announced overnight Thursday that it would allow developers to urge customers to pay them outside their iPhone apps. Photograph:  Loic Venance/AFP via Getty Images

Apple is to allow app developers tell customers about alternate payment methods through email and other channels, potentially avoiding the commission(...)