Today in Apple history: Eddy Cue takes the stand to defend iBooks pricing


Eddy Cue defended Apple's e-book pricing in a 2013 antitrust trial targeting the iBooks Store.
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June 13: Today in Apple history: Eddy Cue takes the stand to defend iBooks pricing June 13, 2013: Eddy Cue takes the stand to defend Apple’s business strategy in an antitrust case against Cupertino regarding e-book pricing.

Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of internet software and services, is the Apple exec in charge of the iBooks Store initiative. His testimony proves vital to a case brought by the Department of Justice, in which potential damages climb well into the nine figures.

Get Started With iBooks On Your Mac Using Mavericks Beta 5 [OS X Tips]


It's about time!
It's about time!

When you update to OS X Mavericks beta 5, you might notice something rather exciting in your Applications folder: iBooks for Mac!

Double click on the iBooks icon to launch iBooks for Mac, and then click Agree on the iBooks Author Software agreement. You’ll see the iBooks splash screen as above. Click Get Started.

You’ll be asked to sign in with your Apple ID. Click on the blue Sign In button and enter your Apple ID and password. If you’re not ready to connect your Apple ID, click Not Now. When you do connect up, you’ll be able to get your purchase history from iCloud and sync your bookmarks, highlights, and notes you may have created on your iPad or iPhone over to your Mac.