Will the Supreme Court Take Apple’s E-Book Appeal?

Apple attorneys confirmed that they will seek a Supreme Court review of the 2013 verdict finding the company liable for price-fixing, but it's no lock the court will hear the case. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Files Expected Appeal of E-Book Injunction

"Apple also hereby appeals from any and all orders and rulings that were adverse to it." Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2013-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Federal Court Finds Apple Guilty of E-Book Price Fixing

A federal judge today ruled that Apple is guilty of violating antitrust law by conspiring with major publishers to raise ebook prices.     Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2013-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers wait on Supreme Court decision: Could selling a used book become illegal?

A ruling on John Wiley & Sons Inc. v. Kirtsaeng – a case expected to come before the Supreme Court early next year – could make it illegal for non-profits and businesses to resell copyrighted works produced abroad. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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New partnership between Oprah Winfrey and Apple brings Oprah's Book Club to Apple Books and Apple TV+

Oprah Winfrey has teamed up with Apple to launch her famous Oprah's Book Club in Apple Books. Her first selection is Ta-Nehisi Coates' The Water Dancer. As well as bringing her recommendations to the Apple Books app, Oprah also has a series starting on Apple TV+ in November. New episodes are... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-09-23 14:41:55 UTC ]
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Apple Pay can be used for iTunes, App Store and Apple Book purchases

You can now use Apple Pay to make purchases from iTunes, the App Store and Apple Books. You can also use it for Apple Music and iCloud storage subscriptions. MacRumors spotted the change in a recently updated support document. The added Apple Pay opt... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Books Bestsellers: Hollywood Powers Adapted Books to the List

This week's Apple Books store bestseller list again shows the power the screen has over the page. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Books Bestsellers: 'Crawdads' Adaptation Keeps the Book Singing

Delia Owens's 'Where the Crawdads Sing' keeps seeing dividends thanks to a bump from Reese Witherspoon, whose film adaptation of the novel was announced last month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple’s free ‘Everyone Can Create’ curriculum is available on Apple Books

In March, Apple unveiled its Everyone Can Create curriculum, a program aimed at helping educators integrate drawing, music, video and photo skills into their lessons and assignments. Now, the company has made that curriculum available for free throug... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple loses ebook price-fixing appeal on same day as Apple Music launches

On the same day as Apple Inc.'s release of its much-anticipated Apple Music streaming service, a federal court upheld a ruling Tuesday that states the company illegally conspired with book publishers to drive up prices for ebooks to compete against Amazon.com Inc., USA TODAY reported. The... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2015-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple's New Math. Or: Why a $15 E-Book Equals a $75 Paper Book.

It's like the old "make it up on volume" joke. Except this time it might work, if students and school districts play along. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2012-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Court Orders Amazon E-book Monopoly Lawsuit to Proceed

A federal judge has held that “monopolization” claims against Amazon can move forward, finding that lawyers for a potential consumer class have plausibly alleged that Amazon’s conduct in the e-book market has led to “reduced competition” and “higher e-book prices." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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After Hearing, Court Set to Decide Fate of Iowa LGBTQ Book Banning Law

A federal judge is set to rule before the end of the year on two lawsuits seeking to block a controversial new Iowa law, SF 496, that would ban books with sexual content from Iowa classrooms and school libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple is adapting the Hugo Award-winning sci-fi book series Murderbot

The Hugo Award-winning The Murderbot Diaries books from Martha Wells are becoming a 10-episode Apple TV+ series starring Alexander Skarsgård, Apple announced. It will follow a self-aware "SecUnit" robot that must hide its free will in order to complete a dangerous assignment and comes from About... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-12-15 11:55:59 UTC ]
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Fifth Circuit Hears Appeal of Texas Book Rating Law

At a 45-minute hearing on November 29, lawyers for a coalition of plaintiff booksellers and publishing industry groups urged the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans to immediately lift an administrative stay that has allowed Texas's controversial book rating law to take effect despite... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-29 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Books Names 2023 Bestsellers, Launches 'Year in Review' Feature

A new feature on Apple Books gives users Spotify Wrapped–style insights into their reading habits in 2023—a year in which Jack Carr, Prince Harry, Britney Spears, and Rebecca Yarros topped the Apple Books charts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-28 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Appeal of Texas Book Rating Law Set for Oral Argument Tomorrow

After weeks of anticipation, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit will finally hear oral argument in the state’s appeal of judge Alan D. Albright’s August 31 decision to enjoin key provisions of HB 900. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-28 05:00:00 UTC ]
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In Appeal Brief, Texas Defends Controversial Book Rating Law

In a 62-page filing, state attorneys say a district court judge made "substantive errors" in ordering HB 900 blocked, and urged the Fifth Circuit to overturn the order and dismiss the case. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Expedited Appeal in Texas Book Rating Case Delayed by Three Weeks

Meanwhile, an administrative stay blocking judge Alan D. Albright's injunction from taking effect remains in place, a move that has allowed the law to take effect despite being found unconstitutional by the district court. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Author says the Apple TV+ 'Tetris' movie ripped off his book

The Apple TV+ film Tetris was copied from a book written years ago, according to a lawsuit filed against the tech giant and the Tetris Company. Dan Ackerman, the editor-in-chief of Gizmodo, has accused the plaintiffs of ripping off his book The Tetris Effect, which tells the history of the game... Continue reading at Engadget

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