E-book

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NY judge orders Apple to modify e-book contracts

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking to force Apple to obey antitrust laws, a judge on Friday ordered the technology giant to modify contracts with publishers to prevent electronic book price fixing and said she will […]

09/06/2013

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NY judge: Apple conspired to raise e-book prices

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Inc. conspired with publishers to raise electronic book prices, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, saying the evidence left no doubt that the computer maker broke antitrust laws. U.S. District Judge […]

07/10/2013

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‘Lean In’ back at No. 1 on NYT best-seller list

NEW YORK (AP) — Caps and gowns are in fashion right now, and so, apparently, are copies of “Lean In” as a graduation gift. Sheryl Sandberg’s manifesto for women in the workplace will again top […]

06/06/2013

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Hachette Book Group expands library e-catalog

NEW YORK (AP) — The standoff between publishers and libraries over e-books is rapidly easing. On Wednesday, Hachette Book Group became the fourth major publisher this year to announce it was expanding its digital offerings […]

05/01/2013

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Publisher speeds up e-book access for libraries

NEW YORK (AP) — The publisher of Khaled Hosseini, Harlan Coben and other popular authors has decided that it’s comfortable with letting libraries offer e-book editions of brand new releases.

03/27/2013

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Justice Dept settles e-book case with Macmillan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has reached a proposed settlement with Holtzbrinck Publishers LLC, which does business as Macmillan, one of five major book publishers that allegedly conspired with Apple Inc. to raise e-book prices.

02/08/2013

Young and old differ on e-book preferences

NEW YORK (AP) — A new survey says there’s a generation gap among e-book fans. Readers under 30 prefer cellphones and computers. Those over 30 like dedicated devices such as the Kindle. The Pew Research […]

10/23/2012

Kindle customers may get credit via settlements

NEW YORK (AP) – Amazon has alerted its Kindle customers that they are entitled to a credit on prior electronic book purchases as part of settlements between some major e-book publishers and the government. In […]

10/15/2012

When you die, your iTunes library goes with you

Many of us will accumulate vast libraries of digital books and music over the course of our lifetimes. But when we die, our collections of words and music may expire with us. Someone who owned […]

08/30/2012

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