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Epic vs Apple legal battle wraps up

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Today is the final day of the courtroom battle between APPLE and Fortnite developer Epic games, which has accused Apple of abusing its position by forcing developers to distribute apps exclusively through the App Store. ExxonMobil faces a pivotal moment this week as shareholders have their say on what critics call an inadequate response to seismic shifts brought on by climate change. The chief executive of AstraZeneca, Pascal Soriot, insists that his company’s Covid-19 has a future, and for the first time, the European bloc is allowed to arm governments in conflict zones, with money from a new €5bn fund known as the European Peace Facility. 

Tim Cook grilled over App Store fees as Epic battle reaches climax 

https://www.ft.com/content/86f8fa47-9a38-496a-9a34-e2fa58e9db2b

ExxonMobile climate battle reaches boardroom this week 

https://www.ft.com/content/1ce31524-3c21-4978-b6b8-2e6a13f50288?

AstraZeneca chief says ‘vaccine has a future’ after setbacks

https://www.ft.com/content/02c543e0-45a6-4189-94cf-30a5c3d5499d

“We need arms:’ Europe’s risky move to project its influence in conflict zones

https://www.ft.com/content/dd29eb4d-1fc0-4123-ada1-290c4c63d966?

 


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