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Steve Jobs as J.D. Rockefeller

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The DOJ's e-books "ringmaster" theory dates back to the days of the railroad cartels. FORTUNE -- The first federal antitrust trial in almost a decade -- U.S.A. v. Apple Inc. et al. --  is scheduled to begin Monday in a Manhattan courthouse. The et al. in the title are five book publishers...
Steve Jobs as J.D. Rockefeller

Penguin CEO Testifies in Apple E-Book Trial

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David Shanks, CEO of Penguin publishing house, testified Tuesday in the Apple e-book antitrust trial that Apple and Penguin were far apart on many things, such as price caps....
Penguin CEO Testifies in Apple E-Book Trial

Apple heads to court in 'unusual' antitrust trial over e-book prices

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Today the U.S. Justice Department will take Apple to court over allegations that the computer maker illegally conspired with publishers to fix the prices of electronic books, in order to sell them to users of its iPad and other iOS devices at a higher cost.    ...
Apple heads to court in 'unusual' antitrust trial over e-book prices

Apple's 'iRadio' streaming music service: rumor roundup

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While much of the attention on Apple this week is focused on its big e-book antitrust trial, there also has been speculation that the company will finally launch a Pandora-like streaming service at its major developers conference next week. Read full article >>...
Apple's 'iRadio' streaming music service: rumor roundup

Day 3 of the Apple ebook trial: Simon & Schuster, Amazon execs take the stand

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The federal government’s antitrust trial against Apple began in New York this week, and Wednesday brought testimony from Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy and Amazon VP of Kindle content Russ Grandinetti. Here’s a wrap-up of what went down yesterday. Grandinetti argued that the publishers’ switch to the agency model...
Day 3 of the Apple ebook trial: Simon & Schuster, Amazon execs take the stand

Contrasts: Apple's Tim Cook and Samsung's Lee Kun-hee

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The U.S. is suing Apple and interrogating Cook. Lee's government pardoned him. Twice. FORTUNE -- With Tim Cook scheduled to testify Tuesday before a hostile Senate subcommittee and the Department of Justice's antitrust trial against Apple (AAPL) scheduled to begin next month, this might be a good time to contrast...
Contrasts: Apple's Tim Cook and Samsung's Lee Kun-hee

U.S. Judge in e-book antitrust trial says Apple is likely to lose

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It doesn't start until June 3, but the judge is already working on a draft of her decision. FORTUNE -- This does not bode well for Cupertino. Asked during a preliminary hearing Thursday to share her thoughts about the Department of Justice's case against Apple (AAPL) in the long-awaited e-book...
U.S. Judge in e-book antitrust trial says Apple is likely to lose

Video re-run: Steve Jobs on tape talking about e-book pricing

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Remarks made after the iPad introduction are now evidence in the Apple antitrust trial. FORTUNE -- Long-time Apple (AAPL) watchers will remember this golden oldie from 2010. Steve Jobs had just wrapped up his Jan. 27 introduction of the iPad and iBookstore when the Wall Street Journal's Walt Mossberg got his...
Video re-run: Steve Jobs on tape talking about e-book pricing

When IBM's Chairman Took Over, He Asked A Very Interesting Question (IBM)

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IBM released its annual report this weekend, and Sam Palmisano took the opportunity to get a little nostalgic. Palmisano stepped down as CEO last year, handing the reins to Virginia Rometty, but he's still the chairman of the company. In his letter to shareholders, he explains that he was...
When IBM's Chairman Took Over, He Asked A Very Interesting Question (IBM)

I feel like your take on the Apple anti-trust situation misses the point. Having a monopoly is never itself a crime. Apple formed a collusive trust with the intent of disadvantaging consumers. Amazon may have a virtual monopoly, but it has only ever abuse

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All very fair points -- if Apple is found to have colluded here. And, just to be clear, I don't disagree -- I simply meant to point out what a strange antitrust trial this would be, given where the monopoly resides in this case....
I feel like your take on the Apple anti-trust situation misses the point. Having a monopoly is never itself a crime. Apple formed a collusive trust with the intent of disadvantaging consumers. Amazon may have a virtual monopoly, but it has only ever abuse

Day 4 of Apple e-book case: The meeting in Jeff Bezos' boathouse

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The name -- and property -- of Amazon's CEO surfaces in Apple's e-book antitrust trial. FORTUNE -- "I'm not comfortable discussing the contents of that meeting." That's what Russell Grandinetti, Amazon's (AMZN) vice president for Kindle content, said when asked in court Friday about a meeting he attended in Amazon...
Day 4 of Apple e-book case: The meeting in Jeff Bezos' boathouse

Meet the man who created the 'linchpin' of Apple's e-book strategy

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Day 2 of the Apple antitrust trial focused on Kevin Saul's price-matching provision. FORTUNE -- Sometime between New Years Day and Jan. 4, 2010, Kevin Saul, one of Apple's (AAPL) in-house attorneys, sat at his office desk in Cupertino and hammered out a paragraph of legalese that the Department of...
Meet the man who created the 'linchpin' of Apple's e-book strategy

U.S.A. v. Apple Day 1: Calling Eddy Cue

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Apple's vice president for internet services emerges as the key witness for both sides. FORTUNE -- Apple's (AAPL) e-book antitrust trial began Monday and it quickly became clear that the case will revolve around Eddy Cue -- Steve Jobs' point man in the negotiations with publishers that the Department of...
U.S.A. v. Apple Day 1: Calling Eddy Cue
Why the Apple e-book trial should be over already: The DoJ has an open-and-shut case

Mysterious Steve Jobs Emails Hang Over Apple Trial

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The late Steve Jobs took center stage Monday in the latest twist in the Apple antitrust trial on ebooks. A federal court attempted to plumb the meaning of a series of unsent emails Jobs addressed to Eddy Cue, an Apple senior vice president assigned with negotiating ebook contracts with major...
Mysterious Steve Jobs Emails Hang Over Apple Trial

Potential Setback for Apple in E-Books Case

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In a potential major setback for Apple Inc., a federal judge who will preside over a coming antitrust trial that will determine whether it engaged in a conspiracy to raise prices for e-books said on Thursday that the government is likely able to prove its case against the computer maker....
Potential Setback for Apple in E-Books Case

Potential Setback for Apple in E-Books Case

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In a potential major setback for Apple, a federal judge who will preside over a coming antitrust trial that will determine whether it engaged in a conspiracy to raise prices for e-books said the government is likely able to prove its case against the computer maker....
Potential Setback for Apple in E-Books Case

Apple in US court over accusations of fixing prices of ebooks

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Justice Department arguing tech firm conspired with publishers to set prices of ebooks - and break Amazon's grip on marketApple colluded with the world's top publishers to bump up the price of ebooks and cost consumers "hundreds of millions of dollars", a US court heard Monday.At the start of what's...
Apple in US court over accusations of fixing prices of ebooks

Apple VP Eddy Cue's double billing: On stage and in federal court

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Between WWDC and the e-book antitrust trial, Apple's digital dealmaker has a busy week. FORTUNE -- If the trade press reports are true, Eddy Cue will take the stage Monday at Apple's World Wide Developers Conference in San Francisco to introduce a new music streaming service that reporters have dubbed -- probably...
Apple VP Eddy Cue's double billing: On stage and in federal court

Should Microsoft sell its Xbox business? Sorry, but it's probably too late

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The topic of splitting up Microsoft is one that I’ve spent a lot of time digging into over the years, and not just in the context of the company’s antitrust trial. For a presentation at the Seattle Rotary last year, I outlined a concept to divide Microsoft into three new companies, including...
Should Microsoft sell its Xbox business? Sorry, but it's probably too late
Apple DOJ eBook trial set for next summer
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