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Apple, two publishers hold out against settlement: report

Reuters – 2012-04-05

(Reuters) - Apple Inc and publishers Pearson and Macmillan are reluctant to agree to terms sought by U.S. and European antitrust authorities investigating possible electronic-book price-fixing, the Wall Street Journal cited sources as saying on Wednesday.
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Damages in Apple E-Book Case to Be Decided in May

U.S. District Judge Denise Cote, the jurist who ruled last month that Apple illegally conspired with five major publishers to raise prices of e-books, has set a date for the trial that will determine... | AllThingsD – 2013-08-16

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks

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Justice Department scolds Apple while seeking lighter e-book penalties

Even as federal antitrust lawyers proposed a slight reduction in their proposed penalties in the Apple e-book case, they stepped up their criticism of the company for continuing to insist it did... | Los Angeles Times – 2013-08-23

Feds reduce Apple's proposed punishment in e-books case

Apple may face a reduced punishment for conspiring with publishers to raise e-book prices under a new proposal from the federal government. | San Jose Mercury News – 2013-08-24

Apple battles U.S. over scope of e-books injunction

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States offered to ease the terms of a proposed civil injunction against Apple Inc for conspiring to raise e-book prices, but the company said the revised proposal is... | Reuters – 2013-08-23

UPDATE 1-Apple battles U.S. over scope of e-books injunction

NEW YORK, Aug 23 (Reuters) - The United States offered to ease the terms of a proposed civil injunction against Apple Inc for conspiring to raise e-book prices, but the company said the revised... | Reuters – 2013-08-23

DOJ proposes shorter e-books injunction for Apple

Apple may face a reduced punishment for conspiring with publishers to raise e-book prices under a new proposal from the federal government.     | Boston.com – 2013-08-23

DOJ Softens Proposed Apple E-Book Injunctions, Slightly

A few changes, but hardly the ones for which Apple has been angling. | AllThingsD – 2013-08-24

DOJ offers to cut injunction time in Apple e-book case, stays firm on key points

The US Justice Department was insistent that its proposed injunction against Apple for alleged e-book price fixing was the proper remedy earlier this month, but it's now willing to budge on that... | Engadget – 2013-08-24

Apple duels with U.S. over e-book price-fixing remedies

Apple and the U.S. Justice Department filed dueling proposals for a court order that will cover the company's conduct in e-book sales after a judge found the government's original recommendations... | San Jose Mercury News – 2013-08-24

Apple: Feds aim to “give Amazon a significant competitive advantage” in ebooks case

Apple responded to various aspects of the DOJ's proposed injunction against it in the ebook pricing case. It doesn't want to change the way it does business in the App Store, but agreed to stagger... | GigaOM – 2013-08-27

Apple Says DOJ's E-Book Remedies Are Biased in Amazon's Favor

"Plaintiffs are seeking a remedy that would give Amazon significant competitive advantage over Apple -- an advantage it is neither entitled to nor deserves." | AllThingsD – 2013-08-27

In Apple e-books case, judge inclined to appoint antitrust monitor

Apple may escape some of the penalties sought by the government in the e-book price-fixing case.     | Los Angeles Times – 2013-08-28

Judge in e-books case doesn't want to affect Apple's business

A New York judge says she doesn't want to intrude much on how Apple does business after ruling that the company fixed prices on electronic books. | San Jose Mercury News – 2013-08-28

U.S. judge wants external monitor for Apple in e-books case

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge weighing remedies to assure that Apple Inc does not fix prices again in the e-books market said on Tuesday that she plans to require it to hire an external monitor,... | Reuters – 2013-08-28

NY judge pledges not to overdo Apple book remedies

A judge who ruled that Apple Inc. colluded with publishers to fix e-book prices promised on Tuesday not to intrude much on how it runs its business.     | Boston.com – 2013-08-28

The Incredible Shrinking Apple E-Book Remedy

Not quite the "modest" injunction Apple would like, but getting closer. | AllThingsD – 2013-08-28

Apple e-books judge to limit antitrust remedies

The federal judge who last month found Apple Inc. liable for fixing e-book prices said she plans to limit the remedies sought by the U.S. to ensure they "rest as lightly as possible" on the way the... | Crains New York – 2013-08-28

Heads up, ebook buyers: Here’s how much you’re likely to get in the Apple ebook settlement

Consumers who bought eligible ebooks between 2010 and 2012 are likely to receive up to $3.06 per book, according to updated information released by the states' Attorneys General Friday. Here's what... | GigaOM – 2013-08-31

Oyster, a Netflix for e-books, is promising to rival Apple, Amazon

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Judge requires antitrust monitor as part of Apple e-book ruling

Apple must pay for an independent antitrust monitor as part of a permanent injunction handed down on Friday by a federal court in New York.     | Los Angeles Times – 2013-09-06

Judge orders Apple to rewrite e-book contracts

New York judge says Apple must modify contracts with publishers to prevent electronic book price-fixing and will appoint an external compliance monitor to review the company's antitrust policies. | San Jose Mercury News – 2013-09-07

Apple hit with U.S. injunction in e-books antitrust case

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Five-year 'most favoured nation' ban for Apple

A US federal judge has forbidden Apple from enforcing most favoured nation clauses in its... | The Bookseller – 2013-09-06

Judge bars Apple from price-fixing deals with ebook publisher

Apple says it will appeal against a court ruling that bans the company from entering into deals with publishers that could allow ebook prices to be fixed or inflated. The case was raised by the... | Betanews – 2013-09-06

Court bars Apple from making industry-wide ebook deals

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NY judge orders Apple to modify e-book contracts

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered Apple to modify contracts with publishers to prevent electronic book price fixing and said she will appoint an external compliance monitor to review the... | Boston.com – 2013-09-06

Apple's E-Book Punishment Court Order Is Final, and Not as Bad as Apple Feared

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Apple's Price-Fixing Penalties Don't Go Beyond E-Books

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Apple faces e-book restrictions

A US judge imposes restrictions on the agreements technology giant Apple, after a court ruled it conspired with five publishers to control e-book prices. | BBC – 2013-09-06

UPDATE 2-Apple hit with U.S. injunction in e-books antitrust case

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Judge sets final restrictions for Apple on e-books

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Apple e-book restrictions imposed by judge

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N.Y. monitor: Apple hindering e-book antitrust work

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NY monitor: Apple hindering e-book antitrust work

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Justice Department defends Apple monitor in e-books case

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Apple Feud Deepens With Court-Appointed Monitor

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Apple stocks falls as Wells Fargo cuts rating

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Apple seeks removal of court-appointed antitrust monitor

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Apple patent details optical image stabilization for iPhone cameras

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Apple loses court bid to block e-book antitrust monitor

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc lost a bid on Monday to block an antitrust monitor appointed after a judge found that the company had conspired to fix e-book prices. | Reuters – 2014-01-14

Apple loses bid to block antitrust monitorship

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc lost a bid on Monday to block an antitrust monitor appointed after a judge's finding that the company conspired to fix e-book prices. | Reuters – 2014-01-14

Apple, e-books monitor told to start fresh with soured relationship

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Apple's objections show why e-book monitor is needed: judge

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Apple gets reprieve from e-book monitor's oversight

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Apple wins delay of U.S. e-books monitoring until hearing

Apple won a temporary reprieve from having a court-ordered monitor oversee its compliance with an antitrust ruling on electronic book prices until a federal appeals court holds a hearing on its bid... | San Jose Mercury News – 2014-01-22

Apple Wants To Measure Your Mood, Then Send You Targeted Ads

A patent filing shows the company is exploring the possibility of deriving mood from body sensors, user habits, and consumed data to better deliver targeted ads.To better serve ads, Apple wants to... | Fast Company – 2014-01-24

Apple faces $840M e-books claim

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Court may limit Apple's antitrust monitor after appeal in e-books case

Federal appeals judges in New York suggest they may let a court monitor get back to reviewing Apple's antitrust procedures, but they might limit his duties. | San Jose Mercury News – 2014-02-05

Apple, U.S. clash in court over e-books antitrust monitor

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc urged a federal appeals court on Tuesday to put a court-appointed antitrust monitor on hold, arguing that his efforts were harming the company's business. | Reuters – 2014-02-04

Carl Icahn ends bid to get Apple to increase its stock buyback

In a letter to Apple shareholders published on Monday, activist investor Carl Icahn announced he was dropping his shareholder proposal that would have asked Apple Inc. to buy back $50 billion of... | Los Angeles Times – 2014-02-10

Carl Icahn's letter to Apple shareholders

After six months of trying to force Apple to spend $50 billion on buying back its own stock, activist investor Carl Icahn is dropping his campaign. In a letter to Apple shareholders published Monday,... | San Jose Mercury News – 2014-02-11

Apple loses appeal to remove e-books antitrust monitor

A federal appeals panel in New York says a court-appointed monitor evaluating Apple's antitrust policies can resume his work with limits. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan issued the... | San Jose Mercury News – 2014-02-11

Apple loses latest bid to block e-books antitrust monitor

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Monday lost its latest bid to put a court-appointed antitrust monitor on hold, after a federal appeals court rejected its argument that the monitor's work was... | Reuters – 2014-02-11

Apple monitor to stay in e-books case, with boundaries

Apple will continue to be watched by an antitrust monitor during its appeal of a court order creating the position, a court ruled.While a setback for Apple, which had asked for a stay of the... | PC World – 2014-02-11

Apple stuck with antitrust monitor after appeals court refuses removal request

Apple lost its attempt to remove a monitor who is charged with ensuring compliance with an order of ebook prices, but who Apple accused of conducting a roving investigation. | GigaOM – 2014-02-11

Apple Remains Defiant After Loss on Monitor Appeal

In a letter filed yesterday, Apple advised the court that it would only provide those documents to the monitor that it viewed as being within the monitor’s narrow mandate. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-21

After Losing Monitor Appeal, Apple Gets a Referee

The appointment of Dolinger to oversee any future disputes appears designed to ensure any future Apple disputes have merit, and that the parties are at least working constructively to resolve those... | Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-20

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