ACLU files complaint over US border control’s intense ‘interrogation’ of Apple employee

A new complaint filed by the American Civil Liberties Union alleges that border control officers violated an Apple employee’s constitutional rights when he was returning from a business trip to Sweden. The ACLU detailed the situation in a full complaint. more… The post ACLU files complaint over US border control’s intense ‘interrogation’ of Apple employee […]

Commentators note the three risks to Apple from Spotify’s App Store complaint

Industry observers have been commenting on three potential risks from the complaint Spotify has made against Apple in regard to its App Store policies. An anonymous source close to Spotify has also explained why the same complaint hasn’t been levied against Google, which also takes a cut from in-app purchases … more… The post Commentators […]

Apple agrees to settlement in shareholder derivative complaint over e-book antitrust case

More than two years after Apple was forced to pay out $ 450 million to resolve an e-books antitrust case, the company is looking to close the book on the long-running debacle, and on Monday informed shareholders that it has agreed to stipulations for settlement of a lingering derivative complaint. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

FTC complaint alleges Qualcomm forced Apple to use its baseband chips for lower patent royalities

Qualcomm is the target of a new Federal Trade Commission complaint filed today involving Apple. The FTC claims Qualcomm engaged in anti-competitive practices that helped it monopolize the market of a “key semiconductor device” used in products including iPhones and iPads. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac