Here are the latest posts about Apple, Inc. on Writers Write:
Hailee Steinfeld to Star in Emily Dickinson Sitcom (2018-05-30): Actress and singer Hailee Steinfeld will play Emily Dickinson in an upcoming series ordered by Apple.
Apple Smacked Down by Supreme Court: Ebook Price Fixing Case is Over (2016-03-07): Apple has lost the ebook price fixing case. The Supreme Court refused to hear the case, so now Apple must pay out $400 million to ebook consumers.
Taylor Swift Criticizes Apple Music's Free Trial in Open Letter (2015-06-21): Taylor Swift has criticized Apple's new music service in an open letter. She attacks the tech giant for offering three months free while not paying artists and songwriters.
Court Appointed Monitor Complains About Apple in Latest Report (2015-04-17): Court appointed monitor Michael Bromwich is butting heads with Apple again. In his new report he says no one will talk to him since January.
Federal Judge May Not Approve Apple's Ebook Settlement (2014-07-25): Federal Judge Denise Cote is not happy with the terms of the settlement between Apple and the Department of Justice.
Judge Denise Cote Allows Australian Ebook Retailer to Sue Apple, Book Publishers (2014-06-10): Judge Denise Cote has ruled that Australian ebook retailer DNAML may sue Apple and the book publishers in the never-ending ebook price fixing case.
Apple Asks for External Monitor to be Fired Over Exorbitant Fees, Personal Bias (2014-01-08): Apple has asked that the court fire the monitor it imposed on the tech giant in the antitrust suit. Apple says his fees are ridiculous and he is intrusive and biased.
Apple Slams Proposed Price Fixing Penalties as Draconian (2013-08-05): Apple objects to proposed massive penalties. The government wants to monitor iTunes to make sure Apple doesn't violate any more antitrust laws.
Apple Found Guilty of Ebook Price Fixing, Vows to Appeal (2013-07-10): Apple Loses Ebook price fixing case as judge names company as the ringleader of a conspiracy to raise prices on consumers. Apple will appeal.
Department of Justice Defends Tardiness in Posting Comments on Ebook Price Fixing Settlement (2012-07-17): The Department of Justice says that it has received more than 800 comments from consumers about the proposed settlement of the ebook price fixing lawsuit involving major book publishers.
Consumer Federation of America Blasts Critics of DOJ's Ebook Price Fixing Lawsuit (2012-06-25): In a statement issued today the Consumer Federation of America blasted critics of the Justice Department's lawsuit against Apple and major book publishers for ebook price fixing.
Ebook Price Fixing Case Headed to Trial in June, 2013, Apple Under More Scrutiny by DOJ (2012-06-23): Bloomberg reports that a trial date has been set in the ebook price fixing case against Apple and major book publishers by the U.
Ebook Price Fixing Nightmare Continues: Apple Facing Three Class Action Suits in Canada (2012-04-21): Apple and book publishers' ebook price fixing woes continue to expand.
Apple Offers to Settle With EU Over Price Fixing Allegations, Asks for Trial on U.S. Claims (2012-04-20): The Telegraph reports that Apple has offered to settle the ebook price fixing case with the European Union.
Justice Department Files Suit Against Apple, Publishers Over Ebook Price Fixing (2012-04-11): As expected, the Department of Justice has filed suit against Apple, Simon and Schuster, Hachette, HarperCollins, MacMillan and Penguin for violations of antitrust laws in connection with ebook pricing.
Apple Refusing to Settle Ebook Price Fixing Case With Justice Department (2012-04-05): The Wall Street Journal reports that settlement talks between the U.
Report: Justice Department Ready to Sue Apple, Major Book Publishers for Ebook Price Fixing (2012-03-09): The Wall Street Journal reports
that the Justice Department is getting ready to file a major antitrust lawsuit against Apple, Inc.
Apple Launches Digital Textbooks, iBooks Author Tool (2012-01-22): Apple announced new electronic textbook features and partnerships with major electronic publishers at a recent press conference.
U.S. Justice Dept. is Investigating Publishers, Possibly Apple in Ebook Price Fixing Case (2011-12-09): The European Union is
investigating allegations of antitrust violations and ebook price fixing between five major publishers and Apple.
European Commission Opens Antitrust Investigation Over Ebook Pricing Against Apple, Five Publishers (2011-12-06): The European Union's watchdog, The European Commission, has opened
a formal investigation into price fixing and collusion regarding ebook prices between Apple and five major publishers: Hachette Livre (Lagardere Publishing, France), Harper Collins (News Corp.