A ruling by an American judge that Apple illegally conspired to fix e-book prices could boost competition in the market for all kinds of digital goods, including music and movies, analysts say.
Apple couldn’t have been too surprised on Wednesday when a judge slammed the company for violating antitrust laws over e-book pricing - the judge had warned in May that she believed the government...
The sudden resignation of Barnes & Noble’s chief executive could indicate the struggling bookseller is closer to breaking up and returning to basics: bookstores.
Apple, on trial for allegedly colluding to raise the price of e-books, said an adverse ruling would have a “chilling effect” on how businesses investigate new markets.
The late Steve Jobs has taken centre stage in the latest twist in the Apple antitrust trial on ebooks.
An Apple executive at the centre of an antitrust lawsuit by the U.S. government said the company “didn’t care” what price publishers set for e-books.