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TweetThree book publishers recently settled charges of price fixing e-books and have agreed to pay over $69 million.  The publishers are Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins Publishers and Simon & Schuster.  The attorneys general of 54 U.S. states, districts and territories agreed to the settlement of the antitrust case just a few days ago.  As part […]

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TweetThe U.S. Justice Department is in the process of preparing an anti-trust lawsuit against Apple and some of the biggest names in U.S. publishing for their alleged price-fixing conspiracy. According to the proposed complaint, the parties agreed to raise the prices of e-books.  The publishers include some heavy hitters in the industry: Simon & Schuster, […]

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Tweet Google’s competitors accuse Google of giving its own services preferential treatment in search results, and they claim that regulators are not doing enough about it.  Google has been busy promoting its own social network Google+ by integrating information from its other services into search results made by subscribers to Google+, thereby extending its search dominance and killing […]

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