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Publishers

A young girl looks at a Sony e-book at the Frankfurt Book Fair on October 10, 2012 in Frankfurt, Germany. (Hannelore Foerster/Getty Images)

Apple Executive Denies Scheming With Publishers At E-Book Price Fixing Trial

A 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.

06/13/2013

Google

Google Fights Possible German Search Engine Fees

Google 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.

11/28/2012

Members of the media preview the new iPad during an Apple product launch event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 7, 2012. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Apple’s Market Clout Likely To Draw More Scrutiny From Regulators

Apple’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.

03/12/2012

iPad

Apple, Publishers May Face Suit Over E-Book Pricing

The Justice Department has threatened to sue Apple and five other major publishers for allegedly colluding to raise the price of e-books.

03/08/2012