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Senate Probes Apple's and Google's App Store Dominance

Apple and Google testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel on Wednesday, this time relating to their app store marketplaces. Also in attendance were executives from Tile, Spotify, Match Group and other developers looking to convince lawmakers that regulatory action was needed. So what happened during the hearing and did senators walk away with anything actionable?

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Senate Probes Apple's and Google's App Store Dominance
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    Congress is diving into the App Store fight

    Congress is diving into the App Store fight

    Apple’s App Store was in the hot seat of Wednesday’s hearing For years, tech companies like Facebook and Amazon have faced the brunt of antitrust criticism by Congress, and Apple has gotten far fewer questions. But that changed on Wednesday, when Congress finally sunk its teeth into Apple as part of …

    U.S. senators question Apple and Google on app store dominance

    U.S. senators question Apple and Google on app store dominance

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    WASHINGTON, April 21 (Reuters) - A panel of U.S. senators questioned officials from Apple Inc (AAPL.O)New Tab, opens new tab and Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O)New Tab, opens new tab Google on Wednesday about the dominance of their mobile app stores and whether the companies abuse their power at the …

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