Apple wins last-minute reprieve from App Store changes while ‘Fortnite’ appeal plays out

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Reuters

By Stephen Nellis (Reuters) -Apple Inc on Wednesday won a reprieve from having to make major changes to its lucrative App Store while it appeals an antitrust lawsuit brought by “Fortnite” creator Epic Games. In September, a U.S. judge ordered Apple to change its App Store rules, which ban developers from including links in buttons to outside payment systems rather than using Apple’s own in-app payments that charge a commission on sales. The injunction was set to go into effect at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time on Thursday. But with just slightly more than 12 hours remaining before the deadline, the U…

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