Fortnite
A US federal judge ruling will allow Apple to continue to bar the Fortnite game from its App Store, but also sets out that it cannot harm publisher Epic Games' developer tools business, which includes the Unreal Engine software use by other video games.
Vodafone
In a unanimous decision, the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague on Friday ruled that India’s retrospective demand of Rs 22,100 crore as capital gains and withholding tax imposed on the UK telecommunication company for a 2007 deal was “in breach of the guarantee of fair and equitable treatment”.
Wechat
A US judge has blocked Donald Trump's executive order banning WeChat in the United States. In issuing the preliminary injunction, Judge Laurel Beeler wrote that the plaintiffs, a group of US-based WeChat users, had shown "serious questions" in their claim that the executive order threatens the users' First Amendment rights.
Epic Games
Apple countersued Epic Games on Tuesday, claiming the company breached a contract when it introduced a new in-app payment system within the popular video game Fortnite. Apple asked U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers for punitive damages and to block Epic from continuing what it calls unfair business practices, in the escalating skirmish between the two companies
Apple
A three-judge panel in California has ruled that Apple Store staff should be paid for time spent waiting to undergo the company's bag checks, in the the latest turn in a class action Apple has been battling for seven years, fending off retail workers that asked to be paid for up to 45 minutes spent at the end of their shift waiting to be searched.
patent trademark
The UK Supreme Court today unanimously dismissed appeals by China’s Huawei and ZTE in patent disputes over mobile data technology with Unwired Planet International and Conversant Wireless. It is the first time that a UK court has issued a decision on what constitutes a fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND) commitment to licence standard-essential patents (SEPs).
Lawsuit
An Android app developer has sued Google for allegedly anti-competitive and unlawful practices related to its Google Play app store, and attorneys say its behaviour – which gives rise to U.S. Android developers having to pay it exorbitant fees – constitutes violation of federal antitrust laws, according to Hagens Berman.
5G
Ofcom has confirmed plans to auction important airwaves to help improve mobile broadband and support the rollout of 5G. Ofcom manages the UK’s airwaves – or spectrum – a finite resource that is essential for wireless services including mobile phones.

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