Publishers to testify against Apple in price-fixing trial

Apple’s exposure in a closely-watched price-fixing case over ebooks looks more serious as the CEOs of major publishers — which have already settled with the government — will testify about Apple’s role in the case.

Report: Apple fires the manager in charge of its Maps app

Eddy Cue took over responsibility for Maps last month when Apple announced SVP of iOS Software Scott Forstall would be leaving the company. Cue has been known as Apple’s “fixer” and has been charged with getting the Maps program into working shape after a disastrous debut.

When is iCloud going to be more reliable?

The scope of the task before Apple’s internet services division is especially obvious this week. In the midst of news that SVP Eddy Cue would be assuming responsibility for Siri and Maps, the iCloud service he oversees experienced its third outage in a week.

No quick fixes for Apple Maps and Siri

CNET takes a hard look at Apple’s front-office shakeup and asks whether Eddy Cue can fix the company’s problems with Maps and Siri. Cue has a tremendous track record, to be sure, but fixing Apple’s two most troubled mobile products will take some time.

From inside Apple, the Scott Forstall fallout

Scott Forstall, the deposed iOS chief, has been a divisive figure inside Apple. His exit from Apple is likely to have an impact on the company’s stock price when the markets re-open. How are Apple insiders feeling about his exit? I asked a few of my sources.