Judge says leaning toward US in Apple e-books case

The US government has accused Apple of engaging in a price-fixing conspiracy for e-books. Photo: AFP

In an unusual move before a trial, a federal judge expressed a tentative view that the US Justice Department will be able to show evidence that Apple engaged in a conspiracy with publishers to increase e-book prices.

Friday, 24 May, 2013, 12:03pm

Exhange ordered closed

Hongkong (November 18): Mr M.A. da Silva, at Kowloon yesterday, asked for a definition of 'Asiatic race' when he appeared before Mr d'Almada to defend four men of the Kowloon Restaurant who were summoned in connection with the regulation against serving persons other than of Asiatic race in premises licensed as Chinese restaurants.

19 Nov 2000 - 12:00am

Too American

It seems the only right thing to do - that the people of the world should select the person of the 20th century - and the Internet would appear to be the only practical medium for giving them a voice.

8 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Who is to blame?

HONG KONG bondholders seem to have changed their minds about who to blame for the fall in the value of their HKR International convertible bonds (CBs).

The CBs have lost lustre in bondholders' eyes as a result of HKR International's plan to issue a $2.4 billion special dividend of bonds and warrants to holders of its shares.

22 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

So parochial

WHEN, I wonder, will TVB Pearl realise that the Hong Kong audience for its early morning CBS News transmission is not composed entirely of morons.

26 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

Leave golf comments to experts

AS an avid golfing enthusiast, I was delighted to learn that Prime Sports was broadcasting live golf from the USA PGA Tour.

I was particularly pleased on Saturday evening to watch and listen to the CBS coverage who must have about the most entertaining commentators in TV golf.

2 May 1994 - 12:00am