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Report: HP's South Korean offices raided over alleged price fixing

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Korea Times is a publication that isn't shy of the odd bold statement and today it's claiming that HP's South Korean offices were raided on suspicion of price-fixing deals made with IBM and Oracle. The country's Fair Trade Commission seized documents, computer records and questioned employees over alleged price-rigging...
Report: HP's South Korean offices raided over alleged price fixing

Justice Department preparing Apple iBooks antitrust lawsuit

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The Justice Department is reportedly preparing to go after Apple, Simon & Schuster, Hachette, Penguin, Macmillan and HarperCollins following its investigation into alleged e-book price-rigging. The case centers around a deal to switch to agency pricing, where the vendor takes a 30 percent cut of each sale, rather than...
Justice Department preparing Apple iBooks antitrust lawsuit

States reach $69 million settlement with three publishers in e-book price fixing case

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When the US Department of Justice sued Apple and five major book publishers over alleged e-book price rigging, it immediately became clear that a few of these companies would do just about anything to avoid trial. That same day, three of the publishers -- HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster and...
States reach $69 million settlement with three publishers in e-book price fixing case

E-book price fixing trial set for 2013: Apple, Macmillan and Penguin prepare for courtroom brawl

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The Justice Department meant business when it accused Apple and five other publishers of price-rigging e-books, and are officially taking Cupertino and two publishers to court. In a hearing on Friday, Judge Denise Cote set a bench trial for June 3, 2012, putting Apple, Macmillan and Penguin Group on...
E-book price fixing trial set for 2013: Apple, Macmillan and Penguin prepare for courtroom brawl

Booting Up: Apple News That Doesn’t Mention ‘The New iPad’ Edition

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The Justice Department is preparing to sue Apple over iBook price rigging [Engadget] iPhoto for iOS appears to not use Google Maps [512 Pixels] Chrome falls victim to previously unknown vulnerability at Pwn2Own contest [Ars Technica] Buddy Media hires Salesforce's Susan St. Ledger as new president [TechCrunch] New York Times story...
Booting Up: Apple News That Doesn’t Mention ‘The New iPad’ Edition

Australian watchdog considers suing Apple again, this time over e-book price fixing

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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is said to be considering taking action against Apple for the second time in a month, over allegations that the Cupertino-based technology giant has engaged in price-fixing with titles in its iBookstore. The ACCC has urged retailers to formally raise the issue as it...
Australian watchdog considers suing Apple again, this time over e-book price fixing

Penguin pays $75 million to settle US eBook price-fixing case ahead of Apple's June trial

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Apple may be calling the overarching lawsuit flawed, but Penguin has confirmed it has reached a “comprehensive agreement” with the US State Attorneys General, and other private class plaintiffs, in the long-standing antitrust eBook pricing suit. While the agreement was originally made back in December, Pearson, Penguin’s parent publisher, has...
Penguin pays $75 million to settle US eBook price-fixing case ahead of Apple's June trial

Justice Department formally charges Apple, Hachette in e-book price fixing case

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The Justice Department has formally decided to sue Apple, Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan and Penguin due to alleged e-book price-rigging. It was believed that the publishers had managed to cut back-room deals with the Government agency, but the group have all been attacked for artificially inflating the prices of digital...
Justice Department formally charges Apple, Hachette in e-book price fixing case
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