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Judge orders Apple to modify e-book contracts

NEW YORK — 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 company’s antitrust policies and training. U.S. District Judge ...

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Feds, states want Apple to revamp e-book practices

NEW YORK — The Justice Department and 33 state attorneys general on Friday said they want to force Apple to sign contracts with publishers that don’t prevent Apple or other e-book stores from competing on price. A federal judge ruled ...

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Judge: Apple conspired to raise e-book prices

NEW YORK — Apple Inc. broke antitrust laws and conspired with publishers to raise electronic book prices, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, citing “compelling evidence” from the words of the late Steve Jobs. Judge Denise Cote, of the U.S. District ...

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US blames Apple at trial for e-books price rise

NEW YORK — A Justice Department lawyer says the government has proven that Apple Inc. conspired with publishers in 2010 to raise electronic book prices. The final arguments Thursday by attorney Mark Ryan were aimed at winning a court ruling ...

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U.S. blames Apple for e-book price run-up

The Justice Department alleges a conspiracy to eliminate competition among e-book sellers. AP Images

NEW YORK — A U.S. government lawyer opened a civil trial Monday by portraying Apple Inc. as a corporate bully that swaggered into the market for electronic books in 2010, forcing an end to price competition and costing consumers hundreds ...

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Report: Kodak gets patent bid from Apple, Google

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple and Google, bitter rivals in smartphone technology, have joined up to make a combined bid for a bundle of patents offered by photography pioneer Kodak, according to a published report. Bloomberg News reported Saturday that ...

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Apple to produce line of Macs in the US next year

NEW YORK — Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company will produce one of its existing lines of Mac computers in the United States next year. Cook made the comments in part of an interview taped for NBC’s “Rock Center,” ...

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Smaller iPad expected Tuesday, but at what price?

NEW YORK — Those who follow Apple believe they have figured out most of the particulars of a smaller iPad expected to be revealed on Tuesday. One big question remains, though: What will it cost? Apple hasn’t said anything about ...

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What does Apple verdict mean for you?

NEW YORK — Apple’s $1 billion court victory over Samsung poses a lot of questions for consumers. Will Samsung phones still be available for sale? Will they be more expensive? Will owners of existing phones need to worry? A federal ...

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Epic patent trial over iPhone goes to jurors

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Nine Silicon Valley residents who presided over the epic three-week patent trial between smartphone titans Apple Corp. and Samsung Electronics Co. began deliberating the multibillion-dollar case Wednesday. Apple is demanding Samsung pay it $2.5 billion for ...

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Judge denies Apple’s bid for Samsung sanctions

SAN JOSE, Calif. — A federal judge has denied Apple Inc.’s demands for an immediate victory in a multibillion-dollar patent trial as punishment for Samsung Electronics Inc.’s decision to issue a controversial press release on the first day of testimony. ...

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Tech titans square off in patent trial

  SAN JOSE, Calif. — Apple Inc. has started making its case to a jury that a bitter rival owes it billions of dollars for copying its iPhones and iPads. In a San Jose federal courtroom Apple’s lead lawyer Harold ...

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