Apple Executive Denies Scheming With Publishers At E-Book Price Fixing TrialA top Apple Inc. executive described as Steve Jobs’ right-hand man took the witness stand at a Manhattan price-fixing trial and denied scheming with major book publishers to drive up the cost of electronic books.
Google Fights Possible German Search Engine FeesGoogle is fighting back against a proposal German legislators are considering that would impose a tax on search engines each time they link to media content, including news articles and photographs.
Apple's Market Clout Likely To Draw More Scrutiny From RegulatorsApple's clout is coming under scrutiny as the U.S. Justice Department considers filing a lawsuit against the company and five U.S. publishers for an alleged scheme that has driven up the prices of electronic books since the 2010 release of the iPad.
Apple, Publishers May Face Suit Over E-Book PricingThe Justice Department has threatened to sue Apple and five other major publishers for allegedly colluding to raise the price of e-books.