“Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook reportedly visited the Bellevue, Washington headquarters of Valve Corporation earlier today, inciting questions about new potential for collaboration between the two companies,” Daniel Eran Dilger reports for AppleInsider.

“Valve, created by two former Microsoft employees in the mid 90s, has grown into a major video games developer and maintains the Steam gaming platform, which distributes over 1,400 games to an audience of over 30 million active users,” Dilger reports. “Steam works similar to Apple’s iOS App Store within iTunes, providing a market for PC video game titles and a mechanism for automatically delivering the latest software updates to players.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]