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The fight between Apple and Epic Games’ Fortnite

The fight between Apple and Epic Games’ Fortnite

Freddie Stultz, Staff Writer

October 8, 2020

Epic Games, the company behind the hit game “Fortnite,” started a war with Apple when they created their own payment system to prevent Apple from collecting its standard 30 percent of app sales and in-app purchases. As a result, Apple removed “Fortnite” from the App Store, and also terminated...

Apple Card prompts gender bias inquiry

An image of David Hansson, a programmer, speaking at a tech conference in California.

Ramya Krishna, Web Editor

December 20, 2019

Apple and its corporate partner Goldman Sachs have been implicated in a regulatory investigation of credit allotment practices following a controversial Twitter thread from an entrepreneur. Danish software developer David Hansson shared that his Apple Card credit limit was 20 times that of his wife Ja...

News in Brief

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Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

October 26, 2018

Ethiopia will soon have its first female president. Government sources confirmed to the Addis Standard news outlet on Sept 24. that Sahle-Work Zewde, an Ethiopian diplomat with years of experience as a UN ambassador, will replace the outgoing president Dr. Mulatu Teshom. Her three decades of work with...

Apple’s shaky security results in unreliable online storage services

Aubrey King, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

In a massive structure in Maiden, North Carolina, surrounded by a farm of solar panels, hundreds of servers help one of the world’s largest tech companies store millions of bytes of private information. Online data-backup services may seem shiny, convenient and helpful, but the very permanent nature...