7 On Your Side
Apple suspected of illegally raising e-book prices
Apple is suspected of illegally raising prices for e-books when its launched its iPad tablet and iBookstore in 2010.
The European Union's anti-trust unit has launched an investigation.
Apple was the first retailer to let publishers set the price consumers paid. Up to then, publishers set the wholesale price, but retailers decided what price to sell them.
The EU stressed its probe is in its early stages.
e-books, apple, 7 on your side, michael finney
- Cold snap could shatter 41-year-old Bay Area record
- Bay Area braces for chilly weather as cold snap hits
- Third day ends without finding missing SJ CEO
- BART train brake problem prompts evacuations
- 50 people displaced by San Leandro apartment fire 31 min ago
- Fast-food strikes return amid push for wage hikes
- Libyan officials say US teacher killed in Benghazi
- Northern California couple has rare triplets 44 min ago
- Newtown 911 calls show calm response to shooting
- 3 Good Samaritans honored for Alameda water rescue
- Milpitas police investigate possible kidnapping
- abcnews: Who's getting early Oscar buzz?
- roundup: SF shooting; Milpitas possible kidnapping
- weather: Bay Area weather forecast for Thursday
Most Viewed StoriesMost Viewed Photos