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.
Lunchtime at the flagship In-N-Out Burger restaurant in Baldwin Park, California, is a study in efficiency. As the order line swells, smiling workers swoop in to operate empty cash registers. Another staffer cleans tables, asking customers if they’re enjoying their hamburger. Outside, a woman armed with a hand-held ordering machine speeds up the drive-through line.
Facebook Inc., owner of the world’s most popular social network, is facing increased competition for younger users from services run by Twitter Inc. and Tumblr Inc., according to Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg.
Barry Diller, chairman of IAC/InterActiveCorp, said he’s exploring a sale of Newsweek, the magazine that went online-only this year, after concluding he erred in merging it with the Daily Beast website.