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Microsoft Commits to New App Store Principles on Windows and Gives Apple a Chance

Microsoft released 10 new principles is committing to app stores on Windows. Many of the principles point to how Apple runs its App Store, which has led developers to speak out against the company. The company's principles are promises to both application developers and rules that Microsoft will follow. They cover things like competition, app store fees, and more. For example, Microsoft promises not to block applications in Windows based on the payment systems in the application that a developer chooses to use. Microsoft's principles clearly respond to current issues regarding Apple and its App Store policies. Developers have accused the iPhone maker of unfairly enforcing policies and using its control over iOS and the App Store to force developers to do whatever they want. Epi...