EU Commissioner tells Apple CEO to open iOS ecosystem

26/09/2023 | Reuters

The European Commissioner for Internal Market, Thierry Breton, has urged Apple CEO Tim Cook to open up the company's ecosystem of hardware and software to competitors. Breton's comments came after the pair met in Brussels and called on Apple and other tech giants to allow consumers using an iPhone to benefit from competitive services offered by a range of providers. The EU Digital Markets Act (DMA) sets out a list of guidelines for tech companies to follow to increase competition. Breton argued that EU regulations are designed to foster innovation without compromising security or privacy.

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