Tag Archive: eBook


Authors ask Supreme Court to overturn e-book ruling against Apple

A group of authors and booksellers are standing by Apple in its decision to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling stating that Apple conspired to fix eBook prices when it launched its iBook store way back in January 2010. The Authors Guild, Authors United, the American Booksellers Association, and Barnes & Noble have all […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Extra! Extra! Apple wants to keep fighting its eBook price-fixing lawsuit

In a story that would, ironically, make a pretty good eBook holiday thriller, Apple has dredged up its seemingly-ended eBook pricing conspiracy lawsuit — asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling stating that Apple conspired to fix eBook prices when it launched its original iPad and iBook store in January 2010. Yep, it’s the […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Extra! Extra! Apple wants to keep fighting its eBook price-fixing lawsuit

In a story that would, ironically, make a pretty good eBook holiday thriller, Apple has dredged up its seemingly-ended eBook pricing conspiracy lawsuit — asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling stating that Apple conspired to fix eBook prices when it launched its original iPad and iBook store in January 2010. Yep, it’s the […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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How to make Siri (awkwardly) read any e-book to you

Siri is a handy virtual assistant. It’ll fetch information for you, send texts, and even tell you a joke if you ask it repeatedly (Siri is a little shy at first). But did you know that it can also narrate…

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Apple’s e-book antitrust monitor is charging for reading the paper

Michael Bromwich, the court-appointed antitrust monitor who infamously handed Apple an “unprecedented” legal bill of $ 138,432 for his first two weeks’ work, is back — and his latest eyebrow-raising offence is charging Apple to “review relevant media articles.” What does…

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Appeals court judge suggests Amazon is the real e-book monopolist

Apple was found guilty last year of colluding with publishers to raise ebook prices, but now that the antitrust case is being heard by the Second U.S. Court of Appeals, two out of the three appellate judges are starting to…

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Apple shareholders sue Tim Cook over e-book conspiracy

You’re most probably familiar with the expression “out of the frying pan into the fire.” Having seemingly settled its e-book price-fixing lawsuit by agreeing to pay $ 450 million, Tim Cook and other top Apple execs are now being sued by…

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Apple’s $450 million e-book settlement scores preliminary approval

U.S. District Judge Denise Cote has granted Preliminary approval to Apple’s proposed $ 450 million settlement for claims that it colluded with the five major U.S. publishers to increase e-book prices. The settlement fee is still pending the appeal of Judge Cote’s 2013…

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Judge in e-book antitrust case is unhappy Apple may pay just $70m

U.S. District Judge Denise Cote says that it is “most troubling” that Apple could potentially be made to pay just $ 70 million in its antitrust case related to e-book price fixing. Cote was speaking during a teleconference on Thursday regarding…

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Apple prepared to pay $450 million for e-book price fixing case

One year after being found guilty of e-book price fixing, Apple has reached a conditional settlement with the U.S. State to pay $ 450 million for its role in the price fixing conspiracy that involved five major publishers. Apple’s settlement could…

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