If Apple loses the legal case filed against it and book publishers on Wednesday over e-book pricing, will it be deeply wounded in its growing rivalry with Amazon? Not likely, analysts say. If e-book prices plummet as a result of the lawsuit - one possible outcome - chances are the financial impact on Apple will be small.
Amazon has given in to book publisher Macmillan in a fight over e-book prices, in part because of the threat of competition from Apple's iPad, but will actually make more money from e-books in the short term - even as it loses in th... Read Post
In a filing late Wednesday in response to Apple and book publishers, the Department of Justice reiterates its claim that agency pricing and the alleged conspiracy have resulted in "unmistakable consumer harm," but refuses to release... Read Post