Category: N. Venkat Venkatraman

Court: Apple e-book sales violated anti-trust laws

Boston Herald N. Venkat Venkatraman, School of Management A U.S. District Court judge in Manhattan ruled that Apple violated antitrust laws by conspiring to raise electronic book prices, resulting in a victory for the U.S. Department of Justice and 33 states, including Massachusetts, which filed lawsuits against the technology giant, alleging price-fixing and collusion. Expert […]

B&N Investors Salivate Over Microsoft Nook Deal

E-Commerce Times N. Venkat Venkatraman, School of Management Barnes & Noble investors reacted with pure unadulterated joy to the possibility that Microsoft is considering entering the e-book market and will acquire the company’s Nook unit for a whopping US$1 billion… Expert quote: “Microsoft is trying to explore every possible avenue to create the third mobile […]

Zuckerberg Lobbies to Become a Bigger Difference Maker

TechNewsWorld N. Venkat Venkatraman, School of Management It appears Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is plunging into the controversial national debate on immigration reform… Expert quote: “I think Facebook — both individually and collectively, as part of other high-tech organizations — should take stands on what they believe. That could and would alienate some,” he acknowledged, […]