A top Apple Inc. AAPL -0.79% executive on Thursday defended the technology company's approach to selling electronic books when it first entered the market in 2010, even if consumers had to pay a higher price for some e-books at the time.
More than 150 years ago, U.S. businessmen and politicians plotted the creation of a canal through the isthmus nation of Nicaragua that would link the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. Now, according to Nicaraguan officials, what Americans like the powerful Vanderbilt family (and later former President Theodore Roosevelt) once dreamed, a Chinese consortium intends to make real.
In a secret court in Washington, Yahoo’s top lawyers made their case. The government had sought help in spying on certain foreign users, without a warrant, and Yahoo had refused, saying the broad requests were unconstitutional.