Is $319.20 Too Much to Pay for an Ebook?

In an article for the Paris Review, “This Month’s Most Expensive E-Books," Dan Piepenbring wonders 'what's the limit one is willing to pay for a digital edition?" Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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20 Feel-Good Ebooks Unlikely to Have Long Library Waitlists to Read While Social Distancing

These feel-good ebooks don't have long waits -- if any wait at all -- from your library. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Microsoft will pay you $5 to buy an ebook -- even if your selection costs less than that

As the owner of a Kindle, I normally get all my ebooks from Amazon. It is a great experience, as not only can I read the book on my e-reader, but thanks to the Kindle app, my smartphone and tablet too. Quite frankly, I never considered getting an electronic book anywhere else. If you are a... Continue reading at Betanews

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Pearson chief Fallon awarded 20% pay rise depsite losses

Pearson c.e.o. John Fallon has been awarded a 20% total pay rise despite the fact the company made a £2.6bn loss in 2016.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Apple to begin paying Arizonans $8.6M for ebook settlement

Arizonans who purchased ebooks from Apple Inc., will receive their cut from a price-fixing settlement over the price of ebooks, according to the Arizona Attorney General's Office. Arizonans will see a total of $8.6 million out of a $400 million settlement. Customers who bought ebooks from... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Apple loses appeal on ebook price-fixing case, will pay $450 million

An appeals court upheld a lower-court ruling that Apple violated antitrust laws to upset Amazon's control of the ebook market.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Apple DID conspire to inflate ebook prices, must pay $450 million

On the same day that Apple Music launched, Apple received some bad news from the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. In a 2 to 1 vote, judges ruled that the company did conspire with publishers to inflate the prices of ebooks sold through iBookstore, agreeing with a 2013 ruling. The judges found... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2015-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple to pay $450 million in ebook price-fixing suit

Apple conspired with publishers to artificially raise the price of ebooks, the Second US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled today, upholding a verdict from 2013. Now that the company has lost its appeal, Apple is expected to pay $450 millio... Continue reading at Engadget

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How will Amazon's new pay-per-page model change ebooks?

Just as Spotify has done for music, the new pay-per-page system could change the way ebooks are published and authors paid. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Amazon: 'Hachette paying authors too little on ebooks'

Hachette Book Group is “sharing too small a portion” of the revenue from ebooks with... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Apple agrees to pay $450m settlement in ebook price fixing case

iPad manufacturer to pay damages contingent upon appeals court ruling over whether it conspired with publishers to fix pricesApple has agreed to pay $450m (£262.7m) in the US to settle claims the iPad manufacturer conspired with five major publishers to fix ebook prices.It came ahead of damages... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Apple agrees to pay up to $400 million in ebooks price-fixing case

Apple has reached a settlement in a long-standing case that accused the company of fixing the price on ebooks, with the company paying up to $400 million, depending on the outcome of its appeal in the case, a law firm has announced. Apple would pay the $400 million in the class-action lawsuit if... Continue reading at PC World

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Apple to pay $400m over ebooks

Apple agrees to pay as much as $400m to settle a lawsuit over accusations it colluded with publishers to fix ebooks prices. Continue reading at BBC World

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Government: 'no scope to change 20% VAT rate on ebooks'

There is “no scope” to change the 20% VAT rate on ebooks, the UK government said... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon paying ebook settlement cash back to Kindle users

Remember that antitrust suit concerning publishers, ebooks and price rigging? The good news, at least if you bought one of the affected titles between April 2010 and May 2012, is that Amazon is sending some money your way. If the book you purchased... Continue reading at Engadget

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Indian STM Publishing Worth $200m, 20% Growth, 2% Ebooks

A snapshot of STM publishing in India, which represents 84% of the publishing industry's profits in the country, from this February's GLOBALOCAL conference. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Apple tells price fixing courtroom it owns 20 percent of the ebook market

Apple director Keith Moerer said in court on Tuesday that the company holds about 20 percent of the US ebook market, double the size commonly assumed. The revelation came after the Department of Justice tried to bolster its price fixing case against the company by asserting that "Apple forgot to... Continue reading at Engadget

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Will Pay-as-You-Read Allow Publishers to Charge More for Ebooks?

By minimizing the risk of buying a bad book, pay-as-you-read business models could translate into higher prices and higher quality content, but will it drive more sales? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amazon 'charging publishers 20% for ebook VAT'

Amazon is forcing publishers to start negotiations over ebook prices exclusive of the full 20%... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Star Tribune's eBook Experiment Pays Off

Many newspapers have tried ebooks as a new revenue stream, but the Minneapolis Star Tribune’s “In the Footsteps of Little Crow” stands out. Curt Brown’s extensively researched narrative of the 1862 U.S.-Dakota ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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