Nov 26- Barnes& Noble Inc, the largest U.S. bookstore chain, on Tuesday reported a higher than expected quarterly profit as it cut store workers' hours scaled back its money losing Nook business, helping it offset sharp sales declines. Barnes& Noble has been struggling for years with readers' shift to e-books.» Read More
Apple said it "did not conspire to fix e-book pricing," reports CNBC's Jon Fortt. A look at the court's ruling on Apple's business practices.
*Apple, publishers sought to end price competition-judge. NEW YORK, July 10- In a sweeping rejection of Apple Inc's strategy for selling electronic books on the Internet, a federal judge ruled that the company conspired with five major publishers to raise the retail prices of e-books.
*Apple, publishers sought to end price competition-judge. NEW YORK, July 10- In a decision that could reshape how books are sold on the Internet, a federal judge ruled that Apple Inc conspired to raise the retail prices of e-books in violation of antitrust law, and called for a trial on damages.
NEW YORK, July 10- A federal judge on Wednesday ruled that Apple Inc conspired to raise the retail prices of e-books, and said a trial for damages will follow. District Judge Denise Cote in Manhattan is a victory for the U.S. government and various states, which the judge said are entitled to injunctive relief. Cote ruled after a non-jury trial that ended on June 20.
Barnes and Noble says its CEO William Lynch has resigned and is effective immediately, with the "Fast Money" traders. The stock is down 2.5 percent after hours.
Amazon, which became the biggest force in bookselling by discounting prices, has started to cut back on some of its deals as competition wanes.
PARIS, June 21- France's Socialist government aims to introduce a law preventing online retailer Amazon from offering both discounts and free delivery for books in France, the culture minister said, arguing this amounts to unfair competition. Amazon in France declined to comment.
*Three-week antitrust trial against Apple ends. NEW YORK, June 20- Apple Inc, on trial for allegedly colluding to raise the price of e-books, said on Thursday an adverse ruling would have a "chilling effect" on how businesses investigate new markets.
Eddy Cue said he was not surprised when publishers increased prices for new and best-selling titles after Apple entered the e-books market in 2010, but he disputed that Apple caused prices industry-wide to increase.
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France's culture minister has attacked Amazon, the online retailer, for deliberately undercutting traditional rivals to create a "quasi-monopoly", the FT reports.
A Justice Department lawyer opened a New York trial by telling a judge Monday that Apple's e-book pricing scheme cost U.S. consumers hundreds of millions of dollars.
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