“Apple’s top executives are scheduled to take the stand Thursday in the ongoing iPod antitrust trial, with $1 billion in damages hanging in the balance,” Josh Lipton and Dawn Giel report for CNBC.
“The schedule of witnesses include Eddy Cue, who oversees iTunes, and is expected to testify about the tech giant’s competition,” Lipton and Giel report. “Following his testimony, Phil Schiller, Apple’s head of marketing, will testify about sales and pricing of iPods.”
“A video deposition from the late Steve Jobs will also be shown to jurors, though that evidence will likely be presented Friday,” Lipton and Giel report. “The case centers around an iPod update in 2006. After that change, music from rivals like RealNetworks wouldn’t play on Apple devices.”
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