At this rate, we wouldn't be shocked to hear Cook boasting iOS billions some time next year. In the meantime, Apple has more than just billions in profits to gloat about. As of today, users have downloaded 75 billion apps from the App Store, with 1.2 million apps to choose from and 300 million visits to the digital storefront every week.
For example, these powerful companies must no longer prefer theirown services in search results, as Google did in the 2.4 billioncase. You may also not collect business data from independentmerchants on the platform and use it for your own offers, asAmazon is accused of. And they must allow mobile phone users toinstall other app stores and thus get more choice in mobile phoneprograms. This will hurt Apple a lot. In the event of violations,the Commission can intervene directly in the future without havingto prove market power and harmful consequences in longinvestigations.