Apple mostly wins in Epic Games trial, Facebook and Amazon debut new products
Apple mostly wins in Epic Games trial, Facebook and Amazon debut new products
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Apple mostly wins in Epic Games trial, Facebook and Amazon debut new products

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Speaker 1: This is CNET. And here are the stories that matter right now, apple won a mixed victory on Friday in the epic games, fortnight trial. One of the biggest antitrust cases in Silicon valley, epic games was suing apple for not letting them open their own competing app store or collect payments directly from users. Basically alleging that apple was running a monopoly. Judge. Yvon can Rogers of the us district court for the Northern district of California, agreed with Apple's claim that epic had violated its developer agreements and awarded apple percentage [00:00:30] of what epic had collected from users. But she also said developers will be able to use other payment systems and their apps calling Apple's rules. Anti-competitive the ruling goes into effect in nine days though, the decision is almost certain to be appealed. Two tech giants debut viewed brand new products this week. First up Facebook in its smart glasses called Ray band stories. Speaker 1: The glasses are equipped with cameras, speakers, and microphones saying, Hey, Facebook enables two features taking a photo or taking a video, but they can also answer phone [00:01:00] calls, play music and podcasts. Ray band stories are available on the Ray band website and start at $300. Next up, Amazon introduced its own televisions, which will arrive in October. The first is the Amazon fire TV Omni starting at $410. The Omni line has a mic in the TV. That's always listening for the Alexa wakeboard, but there is at this to go switch to turn it off. There's also the fire TV four series to use its voice assistant. You'll have to use the remote. These television start at 370. [00:01:30] Stay up to date with the latest by visiting CNET.

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