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By the Book: Greg Iles

The author, most recently, of the novel “Cemetery Road,” finds electronic books easier on his eyes these days: “I still love the scent and feel of ink and paper, but — we do what we must.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-06-27 09:00:06 UTC ]
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Story time with ebooks 'not as helpful' as print books

A study finds parents focus more on technology with electronic books and interact less with children. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2019-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon simplifies self-published paperback printing

Amazon has a program in place allowing people to self-publish both printed and electronic books, but until now the workflow has been clunky as authors were forced to use a different tool for each format. The company is now streamlining the experience... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2017-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Court says Apple fixed ebook prices

A US federal appeals court upholds a ruling that Apple conspired with publishers fix the prices of electronic books. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2015-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Goes to the WSJ to Defend Itself

In the WSJ, Amazon's Russ Grandinetti 'defended the company against criticism that it is using its growing clout in electronic books to bully a major publisher.' Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge approves class-action suit against Apple in ebooks case

A New York judge has given the go-ahead for a group to collectively sue Apple for damages over its collusion with publishers to fix the price of electronic books.Denise Cote, a judge at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, wrote in her approval of class status that... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NY AG says ebook buyers getting credits

New York's attorney general says buyers of electronic books will get account credits this week from five publishers from settlements reached after 33 states sued in federal court alleging they... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2014-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Japanese 20-yr-olds Favor Print, Septuagenarians Like Digital: Why?

A new survey of Japanese readers shows seniors are more open to young people to using electronic books. We explore the reasons why this may be. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple guilty of ebooks price fixing

Apple conspired with publishers to fix the price of electronic books, a US judge rules, but the company says it will appeal against the decision. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2013-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Steve Jobs' draft email plays pivotal role in antitrust case

An email composed, but never sent, by former Apple CEO Steve Jobs may prove instrumental in the Justice Department's case that Apple, along with the five largest book publishers, colluded to fix prices for electronic books.In a draft email intended for Apple Senior Vice President Eddy Cue about... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2013-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Apple shook up the electronic book market

Apple didn't try to fix or raise the prices of electronic books when it entered into the market in 2010, according to Apple Senior Vice President Eddy Cue. Rather, he says, the company was only working to ensure a profit for itself."We're not willing to lose money in any business," Cue told the... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2013-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple executive Eddy Cue defends ebook deals at antitrust trial

Government lawyers allege the agreements Apple signed in 2010 with five publishers amounted to a conspiracy to get consumers to pay more for electronic books.NEW YORK — Eddy Cue, the Apple Inc. executive in charge of negotiating the company's controversial ebook deals, defended how the tech... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Starts E-Book Trial Monday at a Disadvantage

Apple heads to a U.S. federal court Monday to face civil accusations that it conspired with five publishers to drive up the price of electronic books in the weeks leading up to the 2010 introduction of the iPad. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2013-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple ebook price-fixing trial about to get underway

The Justice Department will lay out in a civil antitrust trial its accusations that Apple masterminded a cartel with publishers to raise ebook prices.For a company that beat down prices of online music, Apple Inc. finds itself in the odd situation of defending itself against government claims... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European Commission : 10 Facts About Media and Content Industries

10 facts about media and content industries 1. Digitization has increased book sales. Expenditure on electronic books almost doubled each year in 2006-2010 but still amounts to only 3% of global book sales. Forecasts however predict that reve ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge approves US settlement over ebooks

A judge approved on Thursday a Justice Department settlement with three publishers accused of conspiring with Apple Inc and other publishers to push up the prices of electronic books. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2012-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries battle with ebook publishers

Libraries are having to engage in new discussions with publishers and booksellers over electronic books, similar to those already settled in the printed-book world and with loans of CDs and DVDs, says Association of Public Library Managers chair Ian Littleworth. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2012-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In E-Book War, the Independent Publishers Strike Back

In the fight between Apple, Amazon, the government, and publishers to set prices for electronic books, independents were overlooked. Now, they're banding together and voicing complaints. Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2012-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge sets trial date for Apple ebook lawsuit

A US judge on Friday set a 2013 trial date for a lawsuit from the US government accusing Apple and book publishers of conspiring to fix the prices of electronic books. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2012-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tor drops DRM from ebook library

Science fiction publisher Tor UK decides to drop anti-piracy restrictions from its electronic books. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2012-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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