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Apple’s Latest Defense Against Spotify Criticisms Again Misses the Point – The Motley Fool (6/25/19)


Apple cites irrelevant Spotify subscription stats in new antitrust defense – The Verge (6/24/19) 

Additional reading: Variety 


Apple makes a lot of money out of our apps – Financial Times (6/7/19)


Even Apple’s ex-head of app reviews says App Store is unfair to Spotify, Netflix – CNET (5/29/19)

Additional reading: Medium, The Verge


Apple’s latest defense of the App Store just shows how hard it is to compete with Apple – The Verge (5/29/19)

Additional reading: CNET


In setback for Apple, U.S. Supreme Court lets App Store antitrust suit proceed – Reuters (5/13/19)

Additional reading: New York Times, TechCrunch, Wired


Brussels poised to probe Apple over Spotify’s fees complaint – Financial Times (5/5/19) 

Additional reading: CNBC, The Verge, Bloomberg, TechRadar, Engadget, TechCrunch, Mashable, Politico


Why Does Apple Control Its Competitors? Regulators should take a close look at the iPhone App Store – New York Times Editorial Board (5/2/19)


Apple Cracks Down on Apps that Fight iPhone Addiction – New York Times (4/27/19)

Additional reading: Vox, Business Insider, CNET, Engadget, The Verge


Schibsted becomes latest publisher to back Spotify’s feud with Apple – Digiday (4/16/19)


Apple Now Faces 3 Separate Antitrust Accusations In Europe: Spotify, Kaspersky, and The Netherlands – Forbes (4/11/19)


Apple Faces Dutch Antitrust Probe Over Favoring Its Own Apps – Bloomberg (4/11/19)

Additional reading: Politico EU, CNN, MacRumors


Changes to EU antitrust enforcement on Big Tech urged – Financial Times (4/3/19)


Apple News+ accused of violating App Store guidelines – Cult of Mac (3/28/19)


We are taking Spotify’s complaint against Apple seriously, says EU Competition CommissionerCNBC (3/28/19)


The squeeze of monopolistic platforms – Axios (3/27/19)


Apple’s push into subscriptions raises new competition concerns, antitrust experts sayThe Washington Post (3/26/19)


Spotify’s antitrust complaint against Apple over the ‘app tax’ is well founded – Inc. (3/19/19)


Kaspersky Lab files antitrust complaint against Apple alleging monopolistic App Store policies – 9to5Mac (3/19/19)


Spotify Responds to Apple’s Response Over App Store Flap, Calls Company a ‘Monopolist’ – Variety (3/15/19)


Euro Publishers back Spotify complaint against Apple – Advanced Television (3/15/19)


Deezer and Anghami back Spotify’s Apple antitrust complaintMusic Ally (3/14/19)


Spotify’s Apple Music Complaint Was a Near Decade in the Making – Bloomberg (3/13/19)

Additional reading: Music Ally, Billboard, Reuters, New York Times, Variety