If the government couldn't nail Eddy Cue -- and it didn't -- how's it going to win?
FORTUNE -- The Department of Justice spent a little over three hours Thursday cross-examining Apple senior vice president Eddy Cue -- the alleged "ringmaster" of an illegal conspiracy to raise the price of e-books -- and when it was over it wasn't clear whether the government had let its last best chance slip through MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 14, 2013 7:30 AM ET
Turnarounds at Dell, HP, and Yahoo generate more headlines than fast results. And then there's Best Buy -- lower-profile but showing progress against all odds.
By Kevin Kelleher, contributor
FORTUNE -- When was the last time you went to a Best Buy? And more importantly, would you consider going back? I ask question knowing that some of you -- you know who you are -- are laughing, or smirking, or at least have written MOREJun 12, 2013 9:35 AM ET
A Google exec, an Apple exec and the only publisher who stayed loyal to Amazon.
FORTUNE -- We got a peek at the witness list in U.S.A. v. Apple, the e-book antitrust trial scheduled to begin its second of three weeks Monday in a Manhattan federal courthouse.
On deck for today, according to our notes:
Thomas Turvey: The Google (GOOG) director of strategic partnerships whose written testimony was demolished Thursday by Apple's (AAPL) MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 10, 2013 8:26 AM ET
The tech giant is reportedly expanding its grocery delivery services. Surprised? Don't be.
FORTUNE -- Would you order groceries from Amazon? If you live in Los Angeles or the San Francisco Bay Area, that's a question local residents could be asking themselves later this year.
According to a Reuters report, the company's AmazonFresh service could expand to L.A. and the Bay Area by the end of 2013. Part of the expansion MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jun 10, 2013 5:59 AM ET
Judge Cote may be backing away from her preliminary view of the DOJ's antitrust case.
FORTUNE -- A subtle but potentially important shift took place Thursday in the Manhattan federal courthouse where U.S. District Judge Denise Cote just wrapped up the first week of the three-week civil antitrust case known as U.S.A. v. Apple.
One of the central questions in the case is whether Apple (AAPL) executives told the six biggest book MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 7, 2013 7:41 AM ET
The name -- and property -- of Amazon's CEO surfaces in Apple's e-book antitrust trial.
FORTUNE -- "I'm not comfortable discussing the contents of that meeting."
That's what Russell Grandinetti, Amazon's (AMZN) vice president for Kindle content, said when asked in a Manhattan federal court Friday about a meeting he attended in Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' Seattle boathouse on Sunday Jan. 24, 2010.
It was the only question in more than four hours MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 6, 2013 2:12 PM ET
The tenor of the Apple trial changed dramatically when Amazon took the stand.
FORTUNE -- The lawyers defending Apple (AAPL) in the e-book antitrust case would like nothing better than to make the trial be about Amazon (AMZN), not their client, and on Wednesday they got their chance when Russell Grandinetti took the stand.
In earlier testimony from two publishing executives -- Penguin's David Shanks and Simon & Schuster's Carolyn Reidy -- MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 6, 2013 7:46 AM ET
The unique facts of Apple's case will make it a singularly sympathetic one to today's markedly pro-business Supreme Court -- if the case reaches it.
By Roger Parloff, senior editor
FORTUNE -- After Monday's opening statements in the government's federal antitrust case against Apple -- stemming from Apple's game-changing foray into the then nascent ebooks market in 2010 -- it's apparent that the case raises novel legal questions that could well MOREJun 5, 2013 12:36 PM ET
The DOJ's e-books "ringmaster" theory dates back to the days of the railroad cartels.
FORTUNE -- The first federal antitrust trial in almost a decade -- U.S.A. v. Apple Inc. et al. -- is scheduled to begin Monday in a Manhattan courthouse.
The et al. in the title are five book publishers accused of conspiring in late 2009 and early 2010 to raise the prices of e-books.
The publishers -- Penguin, HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 2, 2013 5:30 AM ET
The world's largest electronics manufacturer does have other clients.
FORTUNE -- If something sounded familiar about Lorraine Luk's headline in Tuesday's Wall Street Journal -- As Apple Feels Bite, Hon Hai Looks to Diversify -- it may be because we've heard that tune a lot lately.
Just in the past three weeks, journalists have attributed to Apple's (AAPL) loss of "steam" everything from Harvard's divestiture of a few hundred Apple shares to the structure of Sharp's survival plan. MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 28, 2013 3:45 PM ET
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