Microsoft unveils new app store guidelines as it woos regulators on deal


FILE PHOTO: A person walks past a Microsoft store in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., January 20, 2022. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Microsoft Corp on Wednesday announced a new set of principles for its app store, including open access to developers who meet privacy and security standards, as it began a push to win approval for its blockbuster acquisition of "Call of Duty" maker https://www.reuters.com/technology/microsoft-buy-activision-blizzard-deal-687-billion-2022-01-18 Activision Blizzard Inc.

The $68.7 billion purchase, announced last month, was the biggest gaming industry deal in history.

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