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The Birth of The App Store

The Epic v. Apple trial sheds light on the App Store’s origin

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On October 17, 2007, Steve Jobs announced Apple’s intention to allow third-party apps on the iPhone. It was a decision that catapulted the iPhone into becoming the most successful product of all time. But Jobs’ announcement came 10 months after the iPhone launch at MacWorld 2007…

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