Digital 'store wars' break out as Microsoft Store commission is cut to five per cent

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Digital download 'store wars' hots up as Microsoft tries to reinvigorate moribund Microsoft Store

A price war among online software download stores has broken out, with Microsoft finally slashing its commission for developers selling apps via the Windows Store to as low as five per cent. The...

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