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Apple settles e-book antitrust case with US states, others

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 14:06

Apple Inc reached an out-of-court settlement with U.S. states and other complainants in an e-book price-fixing class action lawsuit on Monday, effectively avoiding a trial in which the iPad maker faced more than USD 800 million in claims.

US fires back at Apple bid to thwart e-book monitor

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 15:36

Apple failed to show it would be "irreparably harmed" by complying with the court order or with the monitor, according to the judge.

Apple's objections show why e-book monitor is needed - judge

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 01:19

Apple Inc`s various objections to a court-appointed antitrust monitor in a case involving fixing e-book prices only confirm the importance of his work, a federal judge said on Thursday.

Apple loses bid to remove e-book monitor

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 23:41

A federal judge rejected Apple`s request to block the work of a court-appointed monitor in its e-book price-fixing case Thursday, chiding the company for failing to cooperate with him.

Apple unhappy with e-books monitor pay and power

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 11:08

Apple wants to rein in the pay and power of a monitor hired to watch over the company as punishment for conviction in an e-book price-fixing case.

E-books: US tells Apple to cut publishing ties

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 23:29

The US Department of Justice Friday said that tech giant Apple must cut ties with the five publishers with which it was found guilty of running an e-book price-fixing scheme.

Penguin vows to scrap Apple e-book deals

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 18:13

EU regulators accepted a pledge by British media group Pearson's Penguin unit to scrap its e-book deals with Apple which set price curbs on Amazon and other retailers, closing an antitrust case against the company.

Apple to fight US govt over e-book price allegations

Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 10:01

According to BBC, the allegations claim that the company agreed with publishers back in 2009 to set prices rather than individual retailers to do so.

EU in antitrust probe of Apple, e-book publishers

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 07, 2011, 08:28

The European Union`s antitrust watchdog is probing whether Apple helped five major publishing houses illegally raise prices for e-books when it launched its iPad tablet and iBookstore in 2010.