Nine things we learned from the Epic v. Apple trial
It’s been just over three weeks since the Epic v. Apple proceedings kicked off, and the news has been relentless. So as we wait for a verdict to roll in, we’re taking a quick turn through all the biggest takeaways from the trial. A lot of the juiciest points didn’t speak directly to the verdict — like the profit structure of the Xbox or the troubled history of Fortnite crossplay — but that’s part of the fun of a massive trans-corporate dustup like this. Once you start digging through CEO Tim Cook’s inbox, all sorts of interesting stuff comes out.
1] Apple keeps iMessage closed in order to sell more iPhones
We’ve known for a while that Apple isn’t going to make iMessage available outside of iOS devices, but this trial showed exactly how…