Apple’s App Store faces antitrust scrutiny, a private space company plans to install a satellite for lunar communication and Boston Dynamics expands availability of its iconic Spot robot.

Here’s your Daily Crunch for June 16, 2020.

1. Apple Pay and iOS App Store under formal antitrust probe in Europe

The European Commission confirmed that it’s formally looking into whether Apple’s rules for app developers in the App Store violate EU competition rules. The probe focuses on Apple’s mandatory requirement that app developers use the company’s proprietary in-app purchase system, as well as restrictions to their ability to inform users of alternative purchasing possibilities.

Meanwhile, Apple is tooting its own horn by releasing a study from the Analysis Group that attempted to measure the full App

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