Microsoft bans emulators from the Windows Store

Carly Page
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First Apple, now Microsoft: platform 'controllers' crack down on emulators

Microsoft is cracking down on emulator software in its Windows store, banning developers from even submitting them. The move by Microsoft underscores how platform app stores enables technology comp...

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