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Apple launches Apple News+, an immersive magazine and news reading experience

(25 Mar 2019)  Apple today announced Apple News+, a new subscription service that brings together over 300 popular magazines, leading newspapers and digital publishers into a beautiful, convenient and curated experience within the Apple News app. Available in the US and Canada, Apple News+ presents the best and most relevant articles to meet any range of interests […]


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Apple gets smacked by $450-million eBook price-fixing fine

(7 March 2016) The Supreme Court of the United States has declined to hear Apple’s appeal of a lower court decision that it conspired with five publishers to increase eBook prices. Apple must now pay $450 million as part of its anti-trust eBook settlement. Amazon, however, is probably grinning like the Cheshire Cat. The publishers […]


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DOJ’s statement of support for Apple’s eBook price-fixing punishment

(6 September 2103) Judge Denise Cote has signed a court that requires Apple to modify its existing agreements with the five major publishers with which it conspired – Hachette Book Group (USA), HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C., Holtzbrinck Publishers LLC, which does business as Macmillan, Penguin Group (USA) Inc. and Simon & Schuster Inc. – to allow […]


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US regulators demand clamp down on Apple eBook contracts

(2 August 2013) The BBC reports that U.S. regulators have called for Apple to be forced to cancel certain eBook contracts with major publishers. They added Apple should be hit with a five-year ban on entering distribution contracts deemed anti-competitive. Read the story here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23545157


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U.S. Court rules that Apple violated antitrust laws on eBook pricing

(10 July 2013) Assistant Attorney General Bill Baer in charge of the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division made the following statement today after the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York found that Apple Inc. violated Section 1 of the Sherman Act by conspiring to raise eBook prices and end eBook retailers’ […]


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