Apple online App Store faces competition scrutiny in US

Apple, the darling of the consumer electronics industry and self-styled underdog fighting the all-powerful Microsoft, is — for the first time — facing regulatory scrutiny for alleged monopolistic practices.The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has written to Apple, Google and AT&T, Apple’s exclusive carrier in the United States for the iPhone, after Apple refused to allow an application for the iPhone from Google.To read this report in The Times in full, see:

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