Apple E-Books Antitrust Ruling Upheld by Appeals Court

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In her ruling, Cote said Apple lost the case in part because of statements by its deceased founder, Steve Jobs, which government lawyers said showed Apple was targeting e-book leader Amazon.com Inc.

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Apple Inc., the world’s biggest technology company, orchestrated a price-fixing scheme in the electronic-book market, a federal appeals court in New York ruled, upholding a lower-court finding of antitrust violations.

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