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Following the victory of USB-C, the European Union is now pushing for Apple to allow competitors to access its technology.


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  • The European Commission is calling for Apple to allow competitors access to its platforms.
  • The governing body is aiming for iPhone users to have access to competing services such as e-wallets, app stores, and browsers.


Apple has ultimately complied with EU regulations by replacing the Lightning port with USB-C on iPhones after a prolonged dispute. However, the EU’s next move may require Apple to allow competitors into its exclusive ecosystem.