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Topic: Amazon

DoJ: Apple considered 'illegally dividing the digital content world with Amazon'

04/11/2012, 01:04 pm

In its newly filed lawsuit against Apple, the U.S. Department of Justice asserts that the iPad maker considered a content partnership with Amazon that would have allowed Apple to "own" digital delivery of audio and video.

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DoJ suit against Apple over e-book pricing may arrive this week

04/10/2012, 09:04 pm

The U.S. Department of Justice is readying an antitrust suit against Apple over alleged e-book price fixing and could launch the complaint as early as Wednesday, a new report claims.

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Apple, Amazon, Google accused of avoiding taxes in the UK

04/10/2012, 09:04 am

Apple is the latest technology company accused of avoiding U.K. taxes, as the company is said to have paid 10 million in corporation tax last year on estimated sales of 6 billion.

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Amazon Appstore earns 3X more than Google Play, Apple's App Store still leads

03/30/2012, 01:03 pm

A new analysis shows that Amazon's Appstore for Android is a far more profitable avenue for developers on an active-user basis than Google Play, though Apple's iOS App Store remains the market leader.

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Amazon Kindle app updated for Retina Display iPad

03/15/2012, 04:03 pm

App makers are prepping their respective online wares for the Friday launch of Apple's new iPad, releasing updates that fix bugs and and bring graphics upgrades which to take advantage of the tablet's high resolution Retina Display.

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Apple ridicules ebook pricing conspiracy theory of class action lawsuit filing

03/08/2012, 07:03 pm

Apple has asked that a class action lawsuit claiming the company conspired with book publishers to raise the price of ebooks be thrown out, stating that the plaintiffs' arguments didn't make sense and that "this allegation just strings together antitrust buzzwords."

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DoJ reportedly planning antitrust suit against Apple, publishers over e-books

03/08/2012, 02:03 am

The U.S. Department of Justice is readying a lawsuit against Apple and five major publishers over alleged price fixing of e-books, according to a new report.

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1/3 of US & Europe projected to own a tablet by 2016 as Apple's iPad dominates

03/06/2012, 01:03 pm

Nearly 113 million Americans and 106 million Europeans will be tablet owners by 2016, according to a new projection that sees tremendous growth in the tablet market currently dominated by Apple.

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iPad & MacBooks combine to give Apple 27% share of all mobile PC shipments

02/23/2012, 12:02 pm

The combined total of iPad and MacBook shipments in the fourth quarter of 2011 gave Apple a whopping 26.6 percent share of the mobile PC market, nearly tripling the share held by second-place HP.

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Apple signs on to mobile app privacy policy

02/22/2012, 08:02 pm

The California Attorney General announced on Wednesday that it had reached an agreement with six companies, including Apple, Amazon and Google, to mandate individual privacy policies for apps that collect personal information that will allow users to read policies before downloading an app.

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Amazon gearing up to launch 10-inch Kindle Fire in Q2 2012 - report

02/20/2012, 04:02 pm

Amazon plans to expand its Kindle lineup and more directly take on Apple's iPad with a new 10-inch Kindle Fire tablet set to launch in the second quarter of this year, according to a new report.

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Amazon China pulled iPad because it was not authorized to sell it

02/16/2012, 03:02 am

A new report claims Amazon removed the iPad from its Chinese website at Apple's request because it is not an authorized reseller, not because of pressure from a high-profile ongoing trademark dispute between Apple and Proview.

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Apple asks Amazon China to pull iPads from sale in midst of trademark dispute

02/15/2012, 04:02 pm

At the request of Apple, iPads have been removed from sale at retailer Amazon's Chinese website, as Apple finds itself involved in a trademark dispute with a Chinese company over the "iPad" name.

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Apple takes top spot in Harris corporate reputation score

02/13/2012, 02:02 pm

Apple has taken the top spot in a ranking of consumers' opinions of corporate reputation in the US, scoring higher than any other company has in the last 13 years.

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Amazon gets creative with focus on original video content

02/10/2012, 11:02 pm

A set of job postings by Amazon for creative executives to oversee the production of original video series reflects the online retailer's interest in challenging the industry film and television studios with exclusive video content.

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Viacom deal brings MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon shows to Amazon Prime

02/08/2012, 11:02 am

Amazon on Wednesday confirmed that it has inked a deal with another major content provider Viacom to bring shows from networks like MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, TV Land VH1 to its Prime Instant Video subscription service.

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Amazon nears deal with Viacom as it readies standalone video subscriptions

02/07/2012, 11:02 pm

Amazon is reportedly close to finalizing a Web video licensing agreement with Viacom and is nearly ready to launch a standalone video subscription service that would challenge Netflix.

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Third-gen iPad's 'window of opportunity' expected to drive Apple market share gains

02/06/2012, 08:02 am

Apple's third-generation iPad is expected by one market watcher to soon arrive during an advantageous "window of opportunity," in which competitors have nothing significant to offer, that will further increase the company's lead in the mobile computing market.

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29% of Kindle Fire owners plan to spend more at Amazon, but only 54% very satisfied

02/03/2012, 01:02 am

A new survey has revealed that 29 percent of Kindle Fire owners plan to spend more money at online retailer Amazon, but only 54 percent of them said they were very satisfied with the device.

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Amazon earnings miss Street estimates, Kindle sales nearly triple

01/31/2012, 06:01 pm

Amazon misses Wall Street expectations with a 57 percent decline in net income despite tripling Kindle sales during the holiday season.

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