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AT&T wants to buy Time Warner to 'weaponize' its content, government says at start of antitrust trial

The biggest U.S. antitrust case of this century kicked into high gear on Thursday as a government lawyer warned that AT&T Inc. wants to buy media giant Time Warner Inc. to “weaponize” its must-have content — a move that would raise prices for consumers and hinder innovation. “Time Warner... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple reportedly wants free Spotify dead to pave way for Beats relaunch

As Apple works toward a relaunch of its Beats Music streaming service, it’s reportedly pushing labels to kill off the free version of Spotify.It’s a bold move by Apple if The Verge’s unnamed sources are accurate, coming less than two years after a judge found that the company colluded with... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2015-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook's Mobile Revenue Climbs to $2.5 Billion as Ad Prices Soar

Facebook continues to do what few digital publishers can pull off: Over each of the last five quarters, the social network has been able to boost revenue even as it sells fewer ads.The ability to raise prices has rocketed Facebook's overall revenue to $3.85 billion in the most recent quarter. In... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2015-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple settles ebook antitrust dispute with U.S. states, consumer group

Apple has reached an out-of-court settlement in the ebooks price-fixing lawsuit with U.S. states and a consumer group ahead of a trial for damages scheduled for July 14, according to records in a New York federal court.The iPhone maker will, however, continue its appeal of a verdict in July last... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Damages in Apple E-Book Case to Be Decided in May

U.S. District Judge Denise Cote, the jurist who ruled last month that Apple illegally conspired with five major publishers to raise prices of ebooks, has set a date for the trial that will determine the damages Apple owes. In an order issued this week, Cote said that barring some earlier... Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2013-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge rules against Apple in ebook case

With its reputation on the line, Apple vows to appeal the federal judge's ruling that it conspired with publishers to raise prices.SAN FRANCISCO — A New York federal judge's ruling that Apple Inc. conspired to raise electronic book prices cuts straight to the heart of the company's image as a... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge Finds Apple Guilty of E-Book Conspiracy

A federal judge ruled today that Apple Inc. conspired to raise prices on ebooks, ordering a trial to decide what damages that the tech giant should pay.In a 159-page decision, U.S. District Court Judge Denise Cote ruled that Apple conspired with a group of five publishers, starting in 2009, to... Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2013-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple led conspiracy to raise prices of ebooks, federal judge rules

NEW YORK -- Apple Inc. conspired to raise the prices of ebooks, a judge ruled Wednesday morning, after a trial in which the Department of Justice accused the technology giant of aggressively pressuring publishers to raise prices and weaken Amazon.com.     Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Justice Department, Penguin Reach Settlement on E-Book Pricing

The Justice Department said today it had reached a settlement with Penguin Group (USA), one of six companies it had accused of conspiring to raise prices of ebooks. The agreement, if approved by the court, would leave only two companies -- Apple and Macmillan -- facing the lawsuit, due to go to... Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2012-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lawyer: Apple wants trial on ebook price-fixing

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc wants to go to trial to defend itself against U.S. government allegations that it conspired with publishers to raise prices of electronic books, a lawyer for the Silicon Valley giant said in court on Wednesday. Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2012-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Leave Penguin Alone

A bit buried in last week’s iPad 3 excitement was the news that Apple, along with five major American book publishers, was given notice by the Justice Department that it’s about to be sued for colluding to raise prices. A tech giant can afford to shrug off something as petty as an anti-trust... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2012-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Steve Jobs' last big deal is Apple's biggest headache

Before his death in October of last year, one of Steve Jobs' last big moves was Apple's foray into electronic books. The company announced the platform in March 2010, but the method in which Apple handled its deals with publishers has caught the eye of regulators. The Justice Department plans to... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2012-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Move over iPad, Kindle is coming to an AT&T store near you

By Joe Wilcox, Betanews Today, AT&T announced that, starting March 6, it will carry Amazon's Kindle reader in its retail stores nationwide. Timing is interesting, given iPad 2's imminent launch and Apple App Store subscription changes that could compel Amazon to curtail or even stop... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2011-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple App Store subscription plan gouges publishers, eats their young

By Joe Wilcox, Betanews Somebody call the cops -- eh, antitrust authorities. Apple's subscription plan is here, and it's as bad for many, if not most, publishers as rumored. The first of several key sentences from Apple's press announcement: "Publishers may no longer provide links in their apps... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2011-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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