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Apple Antitrust

The 'Other' E-Book Pricing Problem

Art Brodsky | Posted 09.16.2013 | Books
Art Brodsky

While the e-book world takes a minute to digest the court ruling finding Apple conspired with book publishers to jack up the price of e-books to consumers, it's worth noting that there is another e-book pricing battle going on.

Judge Rules Apple Violated Antitrust Law In eBooks Case

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2013 | Technology

* Apple, publishers sought to end price competition-judge * Trial on damages to be set; Apple plans to appeal By Nate Ra...

The Fate of Apple and Antitrust: Overcoming Confusion About the eBooks Case

Chris Sagers | Posted 08.23.2013 | Business
Chris Sagers

As the Justice Department's so-called "eBooks" antitrust trial winds down in a Manhattan federal courtroom, it is remarkable how many people have failed to see how easy the case really is.

Apple, Publishers Offer Antitrust Concessions

Reuters | Foo Yun Chee | Posted 10.31.2012 | Technology

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Apple and four major publishers have offered to allow retailers such as Amazon to sell e-books at ...

Apple eBook Antitrust Suit Trial Date Set

Reuters | Basil Katz | Posted 08.23.2012 | Technology

By Basil Katz NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday set a 2013 trial date for a lawsuit from the U.S. government accusing Apple a...

How the NY Times Bought Apple's Spin on the Feds' Antitrust Suit Allowing Amazon to Cut Prices on E-books

Peter Scheer | Posted 06.12.2012 | Media
Peter Scheer

It's not possible for Amazon to both (1) sell e-books at a loss in order to reap big profits on Kindle devices, and (2) sell Kindles at a loss to reap big profits on e-books. It may be doing 1 or it may be doing 2, but it can't be doing both at the same time.

Why Is This Man Smiling?

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.12.2012 | Business

The betting odds are 4-to-1 that Facebook will buy Foursquare next, but the odds are even better that you will need to know these seven and a half thi...

Bianca Bosker

Why Apple's Antitrust Lawsuit Is A Big Deal For You -- But Not Apple | Bianca Bosker | Posted 04.12.2012 | Technology

You’ve been had. So says the Department of Justice, which is throwing the book at Apple with an antitrust lawsuit that accuses the tech giant an...

Apple Hit With Antitrust Lawsuit Over eBook Price-Fixing

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 06.11.2012 | Technology

WASHINGTON — The government says avid best-seller readers who use electronic books have been getting ripped off. Tina Fey's "Bossy Pants," Tim T...

Apple Hit With Fine By Anti-Trust Body

Reuters | Posted 02.26.2012 | Technology

ROME (Reuters) - Italy's anti-trust body has fined units of U.S. technology group Apple Inc a total of 900,000 euros for failing to adequately inform ...

Apple Investigated In Justice Department's New Antitrust Probe

Reuters | Posted 02.06.2012 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is looking into allegations that the electronic book industry has violated antitrust law, a top Justice Depar...

Apple Under Antitrust Microscope

AP | GABRIELE STEINHAUSER | Posted 02.05.2012 | Technology

BRUSSELS — The European Union's antitrust watchdog is probing whether Apple helped five major publishing houses illegally raise prices for e-boo...

Apple CEO Steve Jobs To Be Deposed

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs, who is currently out on medical leave, will be deposed to testify in an antitrust suit related to its iPod...

Apple's Subscription Plan May Be Facing Antitrust Scrutiny

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

According to the Wall Street Journal, U.S. antitrust enforcers at the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission have begun to examine the det...

EU Ends Apple Antitrust Inquiry

AppleInsider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The European Union has ended two antitrust investigations into Apple's iPhone policies after Apple relaxed developer restrictions and introduced cross...

Apple May Change Developer Agreement To Avoid Antitrust Inquiry | THOMAS CATAN and YUKARI IWATANI KANE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

U.S. antitrust enforcers are taking a keen interest in recent changes that Apple Inc. made to its licensing agreement with iPhone application develope...

Apple Antitrust Inquiry: Feds To Examine Whether Apple Violating Antitrust Rules

AP | JOELLE TESSLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators plan to examine whether Apple Inc. is violating antitrust rules by requiring software developers to use Apple pr...

Apple May Face Antitrust Scrutiny By FTC, DoJ For Developer Agreement | JOSH KOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

After years of being the little guy who used Washington to fend off Goliaths like Microsoft, Apple CEO Steve Jobs is about to learn what life is like ...

FTC Looks Into Whether Ties Between Apple and Google Boards Violate Anti-Trust Laws

New York Times | MIGUEL HELFT and BRAD STONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Federal Trade Commission has begun an inquiry into whether the close ties among the boards of two of technology's most prominent ...