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U.S. Court Rules Uber CEO Must Face Price-Fixing Lawsuit by Passengers

Travis Kalanick, the chief executive of Uber, failed on Thursday to win the dismissal of an antitrust lawsuit accusing him of scheming to drive up prices for passengers who use the popular ride-sharing service. 345 more words

Tech

E-book readers to be reimbursed

As an avid reader, I was one of the first to purchase a Kindle e-reader when they originally launched several years ago. The benefits seemed obvious—fewer hard copy books to overwhelm my limited bookshelf space, easy access from my LaZgirl and most important, less expensive than paperbacks. 261 more words

Apple to Pay $450 Million E-Book Settlement After Supreme Court Waves Off Case

The Supreme Court declined Monday to review an appeals court decision that Apple conspired with book publishers to hike the price of e-books, a decision that means… 231 more words

Commerce

Apple loses e-books price-fixing appeal in U.S. Supreme Court

Apple looks to have come to the end of the road in a long running legal saga involving allegations of an e-books price inflating conspiracy. Today the United States Supreme Court declined to hear the company’s challenge to an appellant court decision that it had conspired with five publishers to increase e-books prices — meaning Apple now faces having to stump up a previously agreed $450 million settlement.  379 more words

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