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Apple accused of App Store price-fixing in new lawsuit

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Apple is once again heading to court. However, the company won’t be arguing over patents for a change, instead Apple will need to fight off allegations of price-fixing in the iOS App Store as part of a new anti-trust lawsuit. This isn’t the first time Apple has been brought up …

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Apple to pay out £315 million in eBook price fixing case

Apple has officially lost its appeal to get out of paying a £315 million fine for conspiring to fix the prices of eBooks in order to push out competitors. A US Supreme Court rejected Apple’s appeal this week, sticking to the original ruling that Apple had violated antitrust laws by …

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Apple to pay $450 million in e-book lawsuit

Apple has been fighting many legal battles over the years, with one of the most prolific being the e-book price fixing lawsuit. Today, Apple lost its appeal in the case and will have to pay up $450 million, mostly back to customers that ended up having to pay more due …

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Amazon spells out why e-book prices should be lower

Amazon has officially explained its reasoning behind trying to lower e-book prices, claiming that lower prices will end up being more beneficial to publishers, authors and retailers. In an update on its Forum, the Amazon Book store team said: “Many e-books are being released at $14.99 and even $19.99. That …

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