Apple's Cue Says Publishers Pushed for Higher E-Book Prices

The man the Department of Justice calls the "chief ringleader" of Apple's alleged conspiracy to raise ebook prices finally takes the stand in the government's price-fixing case against Apple. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2013-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple's Cue Says Publishers Pushed for Higher E-Book Prices

The man the Department of Justice calls the "chief ringleader" of Apple's alleged conspiracy to raise ebook prices finally takes the stand in the government's price-fixing case against Apple. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2013-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book publishers side with Apple, ask DoJ to scrap new price-fixing rules

Apparently Apple isn't the only company thinking the US Department of Justice's recently imposed remedies against it were "draconian." US publishers HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Penguin and others have also ganged up on the DOJ with a legal brief opposing the punitive restrictions. In... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon wins EU ebook pricing battle with Apple and major book publishers

The European Union has accepted an offer from Apple and four major publishers to reduce pricing restrictions on content offered at Amazon and other book-sellers. After being caught out by the EU, we heard that the offer was likely to be adopted last month, and the commission has now confirmed... Continue reading at Engadget

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Apple, Major Publishers Sued Over E-Book Pricing

The Department of Justice is accusing the companies of colluding to raise ebook prices by using the 'agency' model of ebook pricing. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2012-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Sues Apple, Publishers Over E-Book Pricing

The U.S. filed an antitrust lawsuit Wednesday against Apple Inc. and five of the nation's largest publishers, alleging they conspired to limit competition for the pricing of ebooks. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2012-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US Sues Apple and Publishers Over e-Book Prices

The US accuses Apple and Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Simon and Schuster and Penguin of colluding over the prices of ebooks they sell. This lawsuit is over the firms' move to the agency model where publishers rather than sellers set price ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Higher Prices Boost Book Sales in International Markets

Revenue in 12 of 16 overseas book markets rose last year, even as unit sales fell, according to a new joint report from Nielsen/GFK Entertainment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon, Publishers Seek to Knock Out Refiled E-book Price-Fixing Suit

Lawyers for Amazon and the Big Five publishers say that a revived class action suit accusing them of colluding to fix e-book prices is not significantly different from the case that was dismissed in September for lack of evidence, and should not be allowed to go forward. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lawyers Argue that E-book Price-Fixing Case Against Amazon, Big Five Publishers Should Proceed

In a lengthy opposition brief filed this week, lawyers for a potential consumer class portrayed their case as the second act of the Apple e-books case and insisted there is more than enough evidence for the case to proceed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon, Publishers Seek to Delay Discovery in E-book Price-Fixing Case

In a filing this week, Amazon and the Big Five publishers said the plaintiffs' claims of an e-book price-fixing conspiracy are "implausible." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Firm Behind Apple E-books Case Now Suing Amazon for Price Fixing

On March 19, lawyers from Hagens Berman filed a class action suit on behalf of consumers in the U.S. District Court in Seattle, accusing Amazon of a massive horizontal price fixing scheme involving its two million third-party sellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Price promoted to associate publisher at Macmillan Children's Books

Macmillan Children’s Books communications director Alyx Price is being promoted to associate publisher at the firm. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Polish Publishers Call for Book Tax Deductions and Make Another Bid for Fixed Prices

Having seen a bid for fixed book prices stall out before, the Polish publishers' association is making its case again to legislators in hopes of improving the industry's prospects. The post Polish Publishers Call for Book Tax Deductions and Make Another Bid for Fixed Prices appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Brexit forces Microsoft to push up Surface Book price by £150

The UK's decision to leave the European Union continues to hit the pockets of consumers. The latest victim of Brexit is Microsoft's Surface Book, with every model in the range hit with a £150 price hike. While not a direct response to the Brexit vote itself, the resulting drop in the value of... Continue reading at Betanews

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Facebook to Push Friends' Posts Higher, Likely to Publishers' Detriment

It's a fact: Most publishers rely on Facebook for a significant portion of their referral traffic. As such, they watch carefully as Facebook makes decisions about what kind of content to prioritize in the all-important News Feed product that is at the center of the social network.On Wednesday,... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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E-book buyers will soon get settlement payments from Apple price-fixing case

Some buyers of ebooks will begin to receive payments Tuesday as part of a settlement in a price-fixing case against Apple.People who purchased ebooks between April 1, 2010, and May 21, 2012, will receive credits from ebook sellers, or will get a check if they opted out of receiving credits,... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2016-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What the Conclusion of the Apple Pricing-Fixing Case Means for Publishers and Consumers

After four years of litigation, the Apple price-fixing case is over. But when can consumers expect to see the $400 million in refunds coming their way? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Apple To Pay $450 Million In Settlement For Price Fixing E-Books

A federal appeals court stood by a 2013 decision that found the tech giant guilty of fixing ebook prices with publishers.Apple's last-ditch attempt to avoid paying $450 million to ebook buyers was just quashed, according to the Wall Street Journal. The Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Publishing Sales Execs Consider the Future of Book Pricing

A trio of international publishing sales executives reflect on the different attitudes toward book pricing across the world, wondering what the future holds. The post Publishing Sales Execs Consider the Future of Book Pricing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Apple's Eddy Cue on ebooks price-fixing war: 'I'd do it again'

iBooks chief fighting US court ruling that the company ‘conspired’ to fix prices in its competition with Amazon is defiant before trial. Tim Cook ‘feels the same’Apple goes before a US federal appeal court in two weeks to try to overturn a US Justice Department ruling on ebooks price-fixing. But... Continue reading at The Guardian

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