As a Francis Bacon triptych sold for $142.4 million at a New York auction last night, the city popped with fundraising, retail excursions, Harvey Weinstein film showcases, and a heavyweight boxer in the ring at the New York Public Library.
Apple Inc., accused by the U.S. of being the ringleader in a conspiracy with publishers to fix electronic book prices, went to trial in a case that will feature evidence from its deceased founder, Steve Jobs.
Apple Inc. made a final pitch to defend itself against U.S. charges it led publishers in a scheme to fix the prices for electronic books, with the company’s lawyer telling a judge that it did nothing wrong.
Apple Inc. will find out sometime in the coming weeks whether it’s legally responsible for an alleged scheme to fix prices for electronic books, after an unusual three-week civil antitrust trial in Manhattan.
Rajat Gupta, the former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. director accused of giving inside information to fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, faces new allegations he passed tips about earnings of Goldman Sachs in 2007 and Procter & Gamble Co. in 2009.
Apple Inc. 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 were too harsh.
A western New York man who claims a 2003 contract with Facebook Inc. co-founder Mark Zuckerberg made him a partner in the company must turn over the original contract and e-mails he claims support his case, a judge said.