The Schrodingër’s Cat approach to Google’s 30% cut4 min read . Updated: 22 Oct 2020, 08:41 PM IST
A strategy to escape the clutches of Google’s Play Store isn’t too difficult to craft. Alternate app stores for Android can be created, for example, as Huawei and others have already done
Through both my work and personal digital habits, I have surely contributed to the whopping $50 billion Apple grossed from its App Store last year alone. This year, as Apple trotted towards an unprecedented $2 trillion market cap, US regulators intensified their scrutiny of Big Tech for antitrust violations. Apple, along with Alphabet, Amazon and Facebook, were declared monopolies by a US House judiciary subcommittee on anti-trust. This week, it filed a landmark lawsuit against Google for alleged anti-competitive practices. Even in the EU, French anti-trust authorities have fined Apple $1.2 billion for restrictions it placed on wholesalers.
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