Apple Inc., the world’s biggest technology company, was barred from entering into anticompetitive contracts with electronic-book publishers, two months after a judge said it played a “central role” in a conspiracy to fix prices.
Apple Inc., the world’s biggest technology company, “played a central role” in conspiring with five publishers to fix the prices of electronic books, and will face a trial to set damages, a federal judge ruled.
Armed with billions in cash and promising advanced features, Intel Corp., Google Inc., Apple Inc. and Sony Corp. are gunning to take on cable, phone and satellite companies by offering pay TV via the Web.
Apple Inc. tightened its rules over software that accesses address-book information, following a controversy over social-networking applications such as Path uploading users’ contacts data without permission.
As the government clamps down on alleged privacy violations by mobile applications, Google Inc., Apple Inc. and legions of software developers are girding for fines and rules that analysts say threaten to stifle growth.